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Helen How, MD

Dr. How is a gynecologist in the Louisville area. She is affiliated with Norton Audubon Hospital and 3 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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Top 25%
28 doctors
Top 15%
28 doctors
Top 5%
13 doctors
Dr. How saw more pregnancy patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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146 doctors
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146 doctors
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72 doctors
Dr. How saw more obesity patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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48 doctors
Top 15%
47 doctors
Top 5%
23 doctors
Dr. How saw type 1 diabetes patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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33 doctors
Top 15%
33 doctors
Top 5%
16 doctors
Dr. How saw clotting disorders patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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182 doctors
Top 15%
182 doctors
Top 5%
90 doctors
Dr. How saw more diabetes patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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33 doctors
Top 15%
32 doctors
Top 5%
16 doctors
Dr. How saw opiate dependence patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
83 doctors
Top 15%
82 doctors
Top 5%
41 doctors
Dr. How saw more high blood pressure (hypertension) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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34 doctors
Top 15%
34 doctors
Top 5%
17 doctors
Dr. How saw drug addiction patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
13 doctors
Top 15%
12 doctors
Top 5%
6 doctors
Dr. How saw more preeclampsia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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14 doctors
Top 15%
14 doctors
Top 5%
7 doctors
Dr. How saw more gestational diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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54 doctors
Top 15%
53 doctors
Top 5%
26 doctors
Dr. How saw hepatitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
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137 doctors
Top 15%
136 doctors
Top 5%
68 doctors
Dr. How saw congenital disorders patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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134 doctors
Top 15%
134 doctors
Top 5%
66 doctors
Dr. How saw birth defects patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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42 doctors
Top 15%
42 doctors
Top 5%
20 doctors
Dr. How saw drug abuse patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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14 doctors
Top 15%
14 doctors
Top 5%
6 doctors
Dr. How saw more bleeding during pregnancy patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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141 doctors
Top 15%
142 doctors
Top 5%
70 doctors
Dr. How saw asthma patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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11 doctors
Top 15%
10 doctors
Top 5%
5 doctors
Dr. How saw Rh incompatibility patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
13 doctors
Top 15%
12 doctors
Top 5%
6 doctors
Dr. How saw morning sickness patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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206 doctors
Top 15%
206 doctors
Top 5%
102 doctors
Dr. How saw pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
183 doctors
Top 15%
182 doctors
Top 5%
91 doctors
Dr. How saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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131 doctors
Top 15%
131 doctors
Top 5%
65 doctors
Dr. How saw back pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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120 doctors
Top 15%
120 doctors
Top 5%
59 doctors
Dr. How saw major depression patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
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141 doctors
Top 15%
140 doctors
Top 5%
70 doctors
Dr. How saw anxiety patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
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124 doctors
Top 15%
124 doctors
Top 5%
61 doctors
Dr. How saw thyroid condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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108 doctors
Top 15%
107 doctors
Top 5%
53 doctors
Dr. How saw hemorrhage patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
156 doctors
Top 15%
157 doctors
Top 5%
78 doctors
Dr. How saw anemia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
109 doctors
Top 15%
109 doctors
Top 5%
54 doctors
Dr. How saw hypothyroidism patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
103 doctors
Top 15%
103 doctors
Top 5%
51 doctors
Dr. How saw sexually transmitted infection (STI) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

C-section rate

Dr. How’s C-section rate is similar to the rate we predicted for her mix of cases and patients.
46%
C-section rate
Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

To help you understand how Dr. How’s C-section rate compares to a typical pregnancy doctor:

  1. We first measure the actual C-section rate for the pregnant patients Dr. How treats.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who deliver babies, using a data-driven model to predict the C-section rate for patients like Dr. How’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. How’s C-section rate is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. How sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Office
601 S Floyd St
Louisville, KY 40202
Norton Women's and Children's Hospital
4001 Dutchmans Ln
Louisville, KY 40207
Associates In Obstetrics & Gynecology A Part Of Norton Women's Care
4123 Dutchmans Ln
Louisville, KY 40207

Reviews

Credentials
  • Far Eastern University Institute of Medicine, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1980
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine Program
    RESIDENCY

Hospital affiliations

Dr. How is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Norton Audubon Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Norton Hospital / Norton Healthcare Pavilion / Nor
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Norton Brownsboro Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Norton Women's and Children's Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • AvMed
  • Banner Health
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • Oregons Health COOP
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Security Health Plan
  • Southeastern Indiana Health Organization
  • SummaCare
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield