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About Dr. Howard Mccollister

Dr. Howard Mccollister, MD, FACS is a Doctor primarily located in Crosby, MN, with other offices in Crosby, MN and Crosby, MN . He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine and General Surgery. Dr. Mccollister is affiliated with Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, St Josephs Medical Center and Riverwood Healthcare Center. He speaks English.

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2 Ratings

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Howard Mccollister is Excellent. Dr. Howard Mccollister has been rated by 2 patients. From those 2 patients of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Howard Mccollister is 4.5 of 5.0 stars.

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318 E Main St
Crosby, MN 56441
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320 E Main St Central Lks
Crosby, MN 56441
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320 E Main St
Crosby, MN 56441
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Dr. Howard Mccollister has the following 2 specialties

  • Bariatric Medicine

    Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
    The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
    Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
    One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.

  • General Surgery

    A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
    The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
    Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

  • Expertise

    2 Expertise

  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)


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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Mccollister is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Cuyuna Regional Medical Center
  • St Josephs Medical Center
  • Riverwood Healthcare Center
  • Essentia Health St Josephs Medical Center
  • Riverwood Health Care Center
  • Aitkin Community Hospital
  • Education

    36 Years Experience

  • University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1977

  • University Of Nebraska Medical Center


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Howard Mccollister accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
  • BCBS Minnesota
    • BCBS MN Blue Cross Accord
    • BCBS MN BluePrint
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HealthPartners - MN
    • HealthPartners MN CareChoices
    • HealthPartners MN CentraChoice
    • HealthPartners MN Distinctions II
    • HealthPartners Open Access
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • Preferred One
    • Preferred One PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Medica Choice
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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