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About Dr. Howard Sawyer

Dr. Howard Sawyer, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Van Nuys, CA. He has 38 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Sawyer is affiliated with Valley Presbyterian Hospital, Greater El Monte Community Hospital and Torrance Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Sawyer has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

25 Ratings with 15 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Howard Sawyer is Great. Dr. Howard Sawyer has been rated by 25 patients. From those 25 patients 15 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Howard Sawyer is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

14600 Sherman Way
Van Nuys, CA 91405
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Dr. Howard Sawyer has the following 1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

Board Certifications

Dr. Howard Sawyer is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Great Doctor!

He spent a good amount of time as all doctors should.

Full Review Rating Breakdown
Excellent doctor

I have bee seeing Dr. Sawyer for 3 years now and think he is a great doctor. I really don't understand the negative reviews that say he's arrogant or condescending... he's always been friendly, patient and very thorough in explaining any of my conditions. In fact I went through 3 other doctors I did not like before finding Dr Sawyer.

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5 minutes
Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
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Pretty well confortable with this doctor

I like Dr Sawyer but he does need to spend a little more time with you. I would recommend him which I have to several people.

Easy Appointment
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Dr Sawyer

Dr Sawyer has been fantastic. He has been like a friend to me. He cares and has been there for me. He tries to get to the core of a problem, instead of using band aid techniques. I feel comfortable sharing anything and everything with him. Thank You Dr Sawyer for everything.

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15.0 minutes
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I have been with Dr. Sawyer for 15 years or more. There has never been a time when he didn't listen to me. He has consistently referred me to any specialist I needed. He strongly encouraged me to attend an asthma management class once that dramatically helped me to keep my lungs clear, and I haven't had bronchitis since! (I also shared this information with other people who are managing their asthma now, too.) I appreciate Dr. Sawyer's constant interest in education. It makes for better-informed treatment options, which I benefit from. I could never say enough about what a genuine and caring person Dr. Sawyer is. (I have an HMO!)

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10.0 minutes
Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009)

    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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Valley Presbyterian Hospital
  • Greater El Monte Community Hospital
  • Torrance Memorial Medical Center
  • Mission Community Hospital
  • Providence Holy Cross Medical Center
  • Monterey Park Hospital
  • Mission Community Hospital - Panorama City
  • Northridge Hospital Medical Center, Roscoe Boulevard Campus
  • John Muir Medical Center-Concord Campus
  • Education

    38 Years Experience

  • The School Of Medicine At Stony Brook University Medical Center

    Graduated in 1975

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Howard Sawyer accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • Cigna Southern CA Select
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO SmartCare
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
    • Health Net SmartCare Small Group
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex2
    • UHC SignatureValue Focus
    • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

14600 Sherman Way, Van Nuys, CA
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