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About Dr. Paul F Howard

Dr. Paul F Howard, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Scottsdale, AZ. He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Howard has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

26 Ratings with 14 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul F Howard is Good. Dr. Paul F Howard has been rated by 26 patients. From those 26 patients 14 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Paul F Howard is 3.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Arthritis Health

9097 E Desert Cove Ave Ste 100
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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Specialties

Dr. Paul F Howard has the following 2 specialties

  • Rheumatology

    A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
    Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.

  • 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. Paul F Howard has the following 8 expertise

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Lupus
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Tendinitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis

Dr. Paul F Howard has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Paul F Howard is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Reviews

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Incompetent

This doctor will not listen to your complaints. He is rude and mean spirited. I had been very sick with Ra my entire time at his practice. I left his practice and he was very disgruntled . I now have a good doctor and see how bad he really was. He goes only by bloodwork which does not tell the entire story. He is against disability even if you are disabled. He is also against pain management for a disease that is very disabling and painful. Find another doctor.

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No compassion

He has no compassion. The staff has an attitude and is unwilling to help. The dr belittles you and strips you of your dignity. Don't go here.

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my expereince thus far

I have been to Dr Howard 2x in person, with 2 follow up skype calls (I live outside Scottsdale) I have found him to be thorough and accurate,. My 1st appointment was over an hour, altho I admit it was 45 min with the P.A., then only 15 min with Dr Howard. Be that as it may, his diagnoses have been accurate and his follow up good. He is clearly a kind person and that, for me, is also important

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Dr. Howard is TERRIBLE

Dr. Howard is terrible; STAY AWAY. The pain is "not in my head."!

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Five Stars

A fantastic doctor. He is honest, caring and smart. You could never find a better doctor.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Education

    43 Years Experience

  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1975

  • University Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

Arthritis Health, 9097 E Desert Cove Ave Ste 100, Scottsdale, AZ
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