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Dr. Christopher Howe, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery*
4.9 (56)
Map Pin Small Renton, WA
Accepting new patients
21 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Christopher Howe, MD

Dr. Christopher Howe, MD is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in Renton, WA. They specialize in Orthopedic Spine Surgery, has 21 years of experience. They graduated from University of North Dakota / Main Campus and is affiliated with Valley Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Howe an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Howe works at Practice in Renton, WA with other offices in Tukwila, WA and Covington, WA. They frequently treat conditions like Herniated Disc, Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve) and Limb Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Howe's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Proliance Orthopedic Associates
    4011 Talbot Rd S Ste 300, Renton, WA 98055 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (425) 656-5060
  2. 2
    Proliance Bone and Joint Urgent Care
    150 Andover Park W, Tukwila, WA 98188 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (425) 656-5060
  3. 3
    Proliance Surgery Center at Valley
    4009 Talbot Rd S Ste 200, Renton, WA 98055 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (425) 226-2041
  4. 4
    Proliance Orthopedic Associates
    27005 168th Pl SE # 201, Covington, WA 98042 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (253) 630-3660

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Valley Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Herniated Disc
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Limb Pain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Herniated Disc
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Limb Pain
Cervical Radiculopathy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Back Pain
Cervical Stenosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Joint Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Myelopathy
Osteoarthritis
Radiculopathy
Sciatica
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Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Upper Back Pain
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Bursitis of Hip
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Disc Degeneration
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytrens Contracture
Fibular Fracture
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Miner's Knee
Morton's Neuroma
Muscle Cramping
Neck Pain
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pinched Nerve in Back
Piriformis Syndrome
Plantar Fasciitis
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spina Bifida
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Tibial Fracture
Torticollis
Vertebral Column Tumors
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Arthrocentesis
Bursal Drainage
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Microdiscectomy
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Laminectomy
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulator Implantation
Partial Hip Replacement
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
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    4.9
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    Based on 56 ratings
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    About Dr. Christopher Howe, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 21 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1467562421
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Harborview Hosp/U Wash
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • University of Washington
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of North Dakota / Main Campus
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of North Dakota
    Undergraduate School

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Christopher Howe, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Howe is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Howe has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Howe has seen patients for Herniated Disc, Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve) and Limb Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Howe on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    56 patients have reviewed Dr. Howe. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Howe.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Howe, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Howe appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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