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Johnny David Howton, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery, General Surgery
Accepts New Patients
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About
Dr. Howton attended University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, where he received his MD in 1990. He then went to Baylor University Medical Center Dallas, Texas, and completed his Internship in 1991 and Residency in 1995. Fellowship training was completed in 1996 at Baylor University Dallas, Texas. He is board-certified in general surgery and colon and rectal surgery. He has a special interest in colonoscopy for the prevention of colon cancer, laparoscopic colon surgery, colon and rectal cancer. He also has a special interest and training in the treatment for hemorrhoids, including methods of treatment completed in the medical office setting. Dr. Howton takes special interest in the treatment for fecal incontinence. Many patients with fecal incontinence are sometimes embarrassed by this problem and their quality of life is affected in a negative way. He has received certification and training in the Sacral Nervous System treatment used to control fecal incontinence. Patients who have had this procedure are very happy with change it has made in their lives. When not seeing patients, Dr. Howton enjoys spending time with his family, watching his sons play sports and following Baylor athletics.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics, Adolescents (ages 12-18)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Hillcrest
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Cigna - Children's Medical Center Employee Plan
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - City of Dallas Employee Plan
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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TriWest - VA-PCCC
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network. Baylor Scott & White Health does not manage the insurances accepted for this doctor. Please contact the office directly to confirm coverage.
Background
Education
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas) (1990)
  • Internship: Baylor University Medical Center (1991)
  • Residency: Baylor University Medical Center (1995)
  • Fellowship: Baylor University Medical Center (1996)
Certifications
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery (General Cert) - American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery (General Cert) - American Board of Surgery/General Surgery
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of May 11, 2020, Johnny David Howton, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(101)
Overall: 4.8*
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Sep 3, 2020
Dr Howton is not only professional and skilled, but also sincerely interested me and my feelings. He explains what I need and why, and has a gentle touch. I would and do recommend him.
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Sep 2, 2020
Dr Howton and his staff were great. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to anyone in need of this type of care
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Sep 1, 2020
he was alot nicer in the hospital
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Aug 28, 2020
Dr.Howton is awesome!!!!
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Aug 26, 2020
Very professional and listen to questions
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Aug 20, 2020
great
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Aug 18, 2020
my experience with this provider is always good.
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Aug 18, 2020
Dr Howton is very professional kind and explains everything in detail to me and my daughter on the phone.its nice to have Dr Howton, such a great person and Dr on your staff
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Aug 15, 2020
very goood
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Aug 12, 2020
Dr. Howton is a very caring physician. He explains things well and listens to my concerns. Most of family goes to him.
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Aug 6, 2020
clean, courteous, respectful and provided more than adequate information in regard to issue.
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Aug 6, 2020
no rushing around, quite confidence, respect, courtesy
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Aug 5, 2020
I would recommend Dr. Johnny Horton to anyone! My husband and I trust Dr. Howton completely! He has always treated us with the utmost respect and courtesy! He cares for our medical needs with expert advice and knowledge. I feel completely at ease with his care! He and his staff are the best!
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Aug 5, 2020
Dr.Johnny Howton is a wonderful doctor and the care he shows me is exceptional! His compassion and concern for my well being puts me at ease. I know he is taking the best care of me possible! He and his staff are alway very courteous and very friendly! My wife and I are very satisfied with the care we receive from Dr. Howton!
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Aug 5, 2020
attention to details. thoroughly explains procedure
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Jul 31, 2020
I feel I am in good hands and have utmost confidence in him. I'm blessed to have him as my doctor.
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Jul 28, 2020
Very informative, patient, friendly, caring professional and willing to answer all questions.
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Jul 22, 2020
very good visit and awesome staff and doctor
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Jul 21, 2020
wonderful
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Jul 16, 2020
very good
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Jul 16, 2020
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Jul 11, 2020
Dr Howton is great. He doesn't treat you as just a random patient. He shows genuine concern.
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Jul 10, 2020
Dr. Howton is an excellent clinician, very compassionate, and a godly man.
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Jul 7, 2020
it was the best dr visit I have had in years he has the most comforting office I've ever been in.
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Jul 3, 2020
made me feel comfortable. was very nice and friendly! great staff as well!
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Jul 2, 2020
He is very friendly & explains what is going on or about to happen. He also apologized for appointment running a few minutes late.
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Jun 24, 2020
Excellent care, attention & treatment. Offered sincere prayer before surgery & together with entire staff present!
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Jun 17, 2020
this is a very friendly office and Dr. Howton is the best!
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Jun 16, 2020
very professional and caring for my needs. best dr office visit every time!!!
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Jun 14, 2020
Very thorough, very kind, and really working to get us treatment ASAP. Very professional and a wonderful Christian man
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Jun 11, 2020
Very caring & helpful in every way.
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Jun 10, 2020
he is my hero!
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Jun 4, 2020
very professional and a great Doctor
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Jun 3, 2020
I was apprehensive about going in for this type of exam but Dr Howton and his staff were so kind and concerned for my needs and it was very comforting to me
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May 29, 2020
Dr Howton is a great doctor
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May 28, 2020
Dr. Howton always provides excellent service
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May 26, 2020
always competent and friendly
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May 15, 2020
Makes you feel very comfortable and free to ask questions.
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May 10, 2020
outstanding staff and physician. very cognizant of corona virus and provided all proper precautions
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May 5, 2020
Dr. Howton diagnosed my problem that had been missed by a previous care provider.
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May 2, 2020
Dr. Howton will be doing a colonoscopy for me. This appointment was my first time to meet him. I was very impressed. He showed concern for me and answered my questions.
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May 1, 2020
excellent care; far superior to others I have used for the dame procedure in the past
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Apr 28, 2020
very nice and explain everything
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