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Dr. William R Howard Jr Is this you?

About Dr. William R Howard Jr

Dr. William R Howard Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Ponca City, OK. He has 47 years of experience. His specialties include Otolaryngology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

2 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. William R Howard Jr is Good. Dr. William R Howard Jr has been rated by 2 patients. From those 2 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. William R Howard Jr is 3.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Hearing Associates

400 Fairview Ave Ste 16
Ponca City, OK 74601
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Specialties

Dr. William R Howard Jr has the following 1 specialty

  • Otolaryngology

    An otolaryngologist is more commonly referred to as an ENT, someone that can treat medical issues you may be having with you ears, nose, or throat. This is a physician who is specially trained to diagnose and treat conditions of the ear, nose, sinuses, larynx (voice box), mouth, throat, head, and neck. These doctors treat patients through both medical and surgical means. For instance, an otolaryngologist may treat an obstruction of the nasal passage, caused by malformation of the nose, through rhinoplasty.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. William R Howard Jr has the following 9 expertise

  • Facial Trauma
  • Smell Disorders
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Deviated Septum
  • Allergies
  • Hearing Loss
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Tumors
  • Polyps

Dr. William R Howard Jr has 0 board certified specialties

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Reviews

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Great

We love doctor Howard. He has done surgery on all 3 of my boys. He has put tubes in my boys ears a total of 4 times. And recently fixed my 5 month olds tongue tie. He's up front and honest and great with my kids. We will continue to use him for any of our ENT problems.

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Not Good

I went to Doctor Howard because I was having pain. He said I should go see this other doctor down the street who was a specialist. I already had a doctor with that same specialty so I called to make an appointment with him instead. I needed a referral. Doctor Howard refused to give me a referral to the doctor of my choice even though he had the same specialty. The staff was rude to me when I expressed an interest in going to this other doctor even though Doctor Howard had said I needed that type of exam. In speaking with other people who have had a similar experience it seems that some doctors get kick backs from each other for referrals so you can't just go to the doctor of your choosing even if your insurance covers it. Now you have to deal with the insurance telling you can only go to this doctor or that one, but also the doctors are getting on board. So even though I sort of liked Doctor Howard I felt cheated that he would not give me a referral after he said that I needed that type of specialist. He just wanted me to see the doctor that would line his pockets a little more. Sad :(

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  • Education

    47 Years Experience

  • University Of Kansas School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1971

  • Via Christi Regional Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. William R Howard Jr 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 Oklahoma
    • BCBS OK BlueChoice
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • CommunityCare
    • Community Care PCC
    • CommunityCare PPO Standard Network
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Hearing Associates, 400 Fairview Ave Ste 16, Ponca City, OK
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