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Dr. John Hower, DO

General Surgery*
5.0 (6)
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Overview of Dr. John Hower, DO

Dr. John Hower, DO is a Surgeon in Natrona Heights, PA. They graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and is affiliated with Allegheny Valley Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Hower an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Hower works at Practice in Natrona Heights, PA with other offices in Wexford, PA, Oakmont, PA and Nantucket, MA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and 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. Hower's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    1629 Union Ave Ste 4, Natrona Heights, PA 15065 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (724) 671-1161
  2. 2
    Health Plus Wellness Pavilion Clinical Lab
    12311 Perry Hwy, Wexford, PA 15090 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (724) 671-1161
  3. 3
    Sma Deerlakes PC
    222 Allegheny River Blvd, Oakmont, PA 15139 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (724) 671-1161
  4. 4
    Nantucket Cottage Hospital
    57 Prospect St, Nantucket, MA 02554 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (508) 825-1000

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  • Allegheny Valley Hospital

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    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    • English
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    • 1871734194
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
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    • General Surgery
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