Howard D Diener, MD Internal Medicine

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Internal Medicine Sarasota, FL

About Dr. Howard D Diener MD

Dr. Howard D Diener, MD is a doctor primarily located in Sarasota, FL, with another office in Hendersonville, NC. They have 40 years of experience. Their specialties include Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease.

Dr. Diener has received 1 awards.


Dr. Howard D Diener has 2 locations

Get Directions Suncoast Lung Center 3920 Bee Ridge Rd Bldg C Ste C Sarasota, FL 34233
Get Directions Cara Shoshana Douglass DO 705 6th Ave W Ste A Hendersonville, NC 28739


Dr. Howard D Diener has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

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.
Pulmonary Disease

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Howard D Diener has the following 8 expertise

  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Angiographic Visualization
  • Asthma
  • Pneumonia
  • Chest Infection


1 Award

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2016)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.


40 Years Experience

U S Department Of Veterans Affairs


George Washington University School Of Medicine And Health Sciences

Graduated in 1980

George Washington University School Of Medicine And Health Sciences

Graduated in 1980

Dr. Howard D Diener Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida
    • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana HMO
    • Humana HMO Premier
    • Humana HMO Select
    • Humana Tampa Bay CoreNet
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO

More about Dr. Howard D Diener

My practice philosophy centers around patient education and diagnostic /therapeutic medicine. Patients are given all treatment options and encouraged to ask questions, include family members, and view x-rays and lab reports. In my office, you have time with the Doctor and not physician extenders. Our initial visit lasts between 45 -60 minutes of face to face "Doctor time" and follow up visits average 20 -30 minutes. We practice medicine based on personal relationships and try to minimize the revolving door experience often created by large group practices. Calls are returned promptly, our staff goes the extra mile to make sure ancillary services such as oxygen and nebulizer DME needs are met, and personal attention to the patient complaint is paramount.

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