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Dr. Peter Howard, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.5 (8)
Map Pin Small Palm Harbor, FL
Accepting new patients
12 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Peter Howard, MD

Dr. Peter Howard, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Palm Harbor, FL. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 12 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital, Mease Dunedin Hospital and Adventhealth North Pinellas. Dr. Howard, completed a residency at Western Michigan Homer Stryker MD School Of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Howard an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Howard works at Florida Sports Orthopaedic and Spine Medicine in Palm Harbor, FL with other offices in New Port Richey, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Osteoarthritis of Elbow, Joint Pain and Knee Sprain 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. Howard's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Florida Orthopaedic and Spine Medicine
    3890 Tampa Rd Ste 202, Palm Harbor, FL 34684 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (727) 787-5577
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 16:00
  2. 2
    Florida Sports Orthopaedic and Spine Medicine
    5243 HANFF LN, New Port Richey, FL 34652 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (727) 848-4249
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 16:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 16:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 16:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Mease Countryside Hospital
  • Mease Dunedin Hospital
  • Adventhealth North Pinellas

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Treatment frequency



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Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Joint Pain
Knee Sprain
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Broken Arm
Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondromalacia
Chronic Neck Pain
Femoral Neck Fracture
Femur Fracture
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Hip Fracture
Hip Sprain
Hip Tendinitis
Internal Derangement of Knee
Knee Ligament Tears
Lateral Epicondylitis
Limb Pain
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Plantar Fasciitis
Radiculopathy
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spondylitis
Arthrocentesis
Elbow Arthroscopy
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Menisectomy
Neuroplasty
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Replacement
Steroid Injection
AC Joint Injury
Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Impingement
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Ankle
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Finger
Arthritis of the Foot
Arthritis of the Hand
Arthritis of the Midfoot
Arthritis of the Shoulder
Arthritis of the Toe
Arthritis of the Wrist
Avascular Necrosis
Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head
Avulsion Fracture
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Shoulder Blade
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Fractures
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Compound Fracture
Compression Fracture
Crystal Arthropathy
Crystalline Arthritis
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Disorders
Elbow Fracture
Elbow Hyperextension
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Pain
Elbow Sprain
Elbow Strain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Extra-Articular Fracture
Femoral Stress Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
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Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
Gout
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Hand Fracture
Herniated Disc
Hip Arthritis
Hip Labral Tear
Hip Pointer
Humerus Fracture
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Infectious Arthritis
Insufficiency Fracture
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intra-Articular Fracture
Joint Fracture
Knee Arthritis
Knee Deformity
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Injuries
Knee Joint - Varus Deformity
Knee Ligament Injuries
Knee Ligament Rupture
Knee Pain
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lupus
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Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Medial Epicondylitis
Meniscal Cyst
Meniscus Injuries
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteopenia
Osteophyte of Hand
Osteoporosis
Patellar Chondromalacia
Patellar Dislocation
Patellar Fracture
Patellar Tendonitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pathologic Fracture
Pediatric Fractures
Pelvic Fracture
Piriformis Syndrome
Post-Traumatic Arthritis
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Repeated Shoulder Dislocation
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Knee
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Runner's Knee
Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Sacral Fracture
Sacrum Disorders
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica
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Sever's Disease
Shoulder Diseases
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Injuries
Shoulder Instability
Shoulder Labral Tear
Shoulder Muscle Strain
Shoulder Pain
Shoulder Sprain
Shoulder Tendinitis
Simple Fractures
Spinal Stenosis
Sports Injuries of the Knee
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stress Fracture
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
Tenosynovitis
Throwing Injuries
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibial Fracture
Trigger Finger
Trigger Thumb
Upper Extremity Fracture
Wear and Tear Arthritis
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
ACL Surgery
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle Arthrodesis
Ankle Arthroscopy
Ankle Fracture Repair
Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
Ankle Surgery
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Biceps Tendon Repair
Bursal Drainage
Carpal Tunnel Injection
Carpal Tunnel Release
Distal Clavicle Excision Surgery
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture Repair
Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
Elbow Reconstruction
Elbow Surgery
Elbow Tenotomy
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Ganglion
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
Foot and Ankle Surgery
Foot Care
Foot Fracture Treatment Closed
Foot Fracture Treatment Open
Foot Surgery
Glenoid Labrum Repair
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand Reconstruction
Hand Surgery
Hand Tendon Repair
Hip Arthroscopy
Hip Dislocation
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Labral Repair
Hip Reconstruction Surgery
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Hip Surgery
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Cartilage Implantation
Knee Cartilage Repair
Knee Ligament Reconstruction
Knee Osteotomy
Knee Resurfacing
Knee Surgery
Knee Tendon Repair
Lateral Retinaculum Patella Release
McMurray's Test
Meniscus Surgery
Midfoot Fracture and-or Dislocation Surgery
Mini Knee Surgery
Mini-Incision Hip Surgery
Peripheral Nerve Block
Quadriceps Tendon Repair
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Separated Shoulder Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation Surgery
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Reconstruction
Shoulder Resurfacing
Shoulder Stabilizations
Shoulder Surgery
Somatic Nerve Block
Synovial Biopsy
Tommy John Surgery
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Trigger Finger Release
Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wound Repair
Wrist Reconstruction
Wrist Surgery
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 12 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1992065312
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Methodist Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Western Michigan Homer Stryker MD School Of Medicine
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    Dr. Howard has seen patients for Osteoarthritis of Elbow, Joint Pain and Knee Sprain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Howard on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Howard. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Howard.

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