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Dr. Robert Howard, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.9 (183)
Map Pin Small Tarpon Springs, FL
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Robert Howard, MD

Dr. Robert Howard, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Tarpon Springs, FL. Dr. Howard, completed a residency at Brooke Army Medical Center-Wilford Hall Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Howard an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Howard works at St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute Tarpon Springs in Tarpon Springs, FL with other offices in Spring Hill, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Presbyopia, Accommodation Disorders and Eye Infections 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
    St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute Tarpon Springs
    43309 US Highway 19 N, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (727) 938-2020
  2. 2
    St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute Springhill
    187 Mariner Blvd, Spring Hill, FL 34609 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (352) 684-6722

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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1942409909
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Brooke Army Medical Center-Wilford Hall Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • William Beaumont Army Medical Center
    Internship
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Robert Howard, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Howard is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Howard has seen patients for Presbyopia, Accommodation Disorders and Eye Infections, 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.

    183 patients have reviewed Dr. Howard. 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. Howard.

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