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Dr. Howard Garb, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat*
3.1 (10)
Map Pin Small Athens, TX
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Howard Garb, MD

Dr. Howard Garb, MD is a Head & Neck Surgery Otolaryngologist in Athens, TX. They graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and is affiliated with CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Tyler. Dr. Garb, completed a residency at University Tx Southwestern Med School. Patients rated Dr. Garb an average 3.1 star rating.

Dr. Garb works at Practice in Athens, TX. They are accepting new patients and accept Cigna 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. Garb's Office Locations

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    Athens Ent. & Allergy Center LLP
    1701 S Palestine St Ste B, Athens, TX 75751 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (903) 592-5601

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  • CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Tyler

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Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
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    About Dr. Howard Garb, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1427047042
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University Tx Southwestern Med School
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    Medical Education
    • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
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    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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