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About Dr. Jeremy L Howes

Dr. Jeremy L Howes, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Wichita, KS. He has 15 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Howes has received 6 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

44 Ratings with 12 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Jeremy L Howes is Excellent. Dr. Jeremy L Howes has been rated by 44 patients. From those 44 patients 12 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Jeremy L Howes is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Wichita Surgical Specialists

818 N Emporia St Ste 200
Wichita, KS 67214
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Specialties

Dr. Jeremy L Howes has the following 1 specialty

  • 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.

Reviews

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Awesome person/physician

Dr Howes has done many procedures for me, and I am now going under the knife again in a very complicated and risky surgery. Dr Howes not only takes the office time to sit and listen completely, but he also WILL NOT leave the room unless he knows you are satisfied and have all of your questions answered. One of my favorite things about Dr Howes as a physician, is that he is VERY VERY straight forward and blunt doctor. He is not afraid to tell you the truth especially if the truth is going to save your life. He draws pictures on the paper that covers the exam room bed, just to make sure I understand everything that's gonna happen. He treats me with respect and compassion, and gets the job done. He is not "cocky" or at all narcissistic like some other great surgeons can be. He is cautious when need be, and does not perform un-necessary procedures. He told me about the surgery I needed, and explained that it was extremely high risk, then chose to try ALL other less invasive options first. He did not just jump to surgery, like I had happen with another surgeon in the past. I have the most confidence that I am in the right hands for my upcomming surgery, and know that Dr Howes will take every step possible to save my life. I am not a huge fan of the feont desk staff. They are not very personable at all. I don't think that in the two years I've been to that office, that I have ever seen any of the front desk women even smile at all. I like his nurses alot, and how quickly they return my calls. However, I did have to score low on "promptness", because, OF COURSE there is a wait at the office viaits sometimes. But Dr. Howes IS a surgeon afterall , so I expect a wait. Actually, when waiting for an office visit, when they say that he is behind due to surgery, It actually reaffirmes my faith in him, because that means that he is one of the best, and in high demand!!

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Four Stars

Clerical Staff is not helpful and in my opinion downright rude. But of course " they do eat lunch too" one comment I could have gone all day without hearing from the not so helpful person on the other end of the line. reLly like Dr Howes, he does not have an inflated value of self.

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Five Stars

I am about to go under the knife....I guess I can rate more accurately after that.

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Five Stars

While there is a very long rate, Dr. Howes and his staff are top notch.

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56 minutes
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Five Stars

I have now had 2 surgeries performed by Dr. Howes and have been completely satisfied. The first was an elective surgery and the most recent was an unexpected appendectomy. This last surgery was on a holiday weekend, he was not on call, and had been performing several other surgeries under some difficult circumstances (ice storm and a difficult case before mine) and yet he was compassionate and apologetic for making me wait even though most of it was out of his control. I then had to make a call the following night to the surgeon's call line and he was the one who answered my call and again, was kind and compassionate in answering my questions. I have the highest regard for Dr. Howes and would choose him whenever possible for any furture surgical needs.

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  • Awards

    6 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State

    Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Education

    15 Years Experience

  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 2003

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Jeremy L Howes accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry KS PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Wichita Surgical Specialists, 818 N Emporia St Ste 200, Wichita, KS

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