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Dr. Douglas H Howerton Is this you?

About Dr. Douglas H Howerton

Dr. Douglas H Howerton, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Norfolk, VA, with another office in Chesapeake, VA. He has 31 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Howerton has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

11 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Douglas H Howerton is Good. Dr. Douglas H Howerton has been rated by 11 patients. From those 11 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Douglas H Howerton is 3.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Gastroenterology Associates Of Se Va

400 Gresham Dr Ste 303
Norfolk, VA 23507
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Gastroenterology Associates

113 Gainsborough Sq Ste 100
Chesapeake, VA 23320
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Specialties

Dr. Douglas H Howerton has the following 2 specialties

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Douglas H Howerton has the following 14 expertise

  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Sepsis (Blood Poisoning)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Digestive System Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Pancreas inflammation (Pancreatitis)
  • Constipation

Dr. Douglas H Howerton has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Douglas H Howerton is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Poor service

Poor service from Dr. Howerton and his staff.

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56 minutes
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One Star

I always felt rushed during the examination/consultation. Dr. Howerton would spend up to 3/4 of the time asking me about my job, which his children found interesting, leaving me little time to talk about my concerns. The nursing/assistant staff often confused my chart or gave me inaccurate information. After enduring 3 expensive tests with no conclusion about my vomiting and abdominal pain I started seeing another doctor. The medical bills took me over a year to pay, even with insurance.

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45.0 minutes
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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2011)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Education

    31 Years Experience

  • West Virginia University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Cleveland Clinic Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Douglas H Howerton accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
    • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Southern Health PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • Optima Health
    • Optima Health OptimaFit Direct HMO
    • Optima Vantage HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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