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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Howard, Neurologist is Excellent. Dr. Howard has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Howard, DO, MD is board certified in Neurology.

  • He has special expertise in 13 areas:
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Epilepsy
  • Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophies
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Polyneuropathies
  • Thymus Gland Removal (Thymectomy)

Education & Awards

Dr. Howard graduated from University of Vermont, Burlington. He has 7 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Myasthenia Gravis
Faculty Teaching Award UNC Department of Neurology
Physician of the Year Award National Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America
Physician of the Year Award Physician of the Year Award
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Howard has 1 hospital affiliations:

  • University of North Carolina Hospitals at Chapel Hill 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. James Howard DO and MD is a male Neurologist, has 37 years of experience and practices in Neurology.
Where does Dr. James Howard practice?
Dr. James Howard has 1 office location.
Dr. James Howard practices Neurology near Chapel Hill, NC.
See Chapel Hill Neurologists.