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Mark Howard, MD

Dr. Howard is an orthopedic surgeon in the Monterey area. He is affiliated with Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula and 2 more hospitals.
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Dr. Howard saw more back problems patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Howard saw more spondylolisthesis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Howard saw more spinal stenosis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Howard saw more herniated disc patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Howard saw more degenerative disc disease (DDD) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Howard saw more pinched nerve patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Howard saw more spondylosis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Howard saw more sprained back patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Howard saw more scoliosis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Howard saw more sciatica patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Howard saw osteoporosis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Howard saw more chronic pain patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Howard saw more broken bone patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Howard saw congenital disorders patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Howard saw arthritis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Howard saw weakness patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Howard saw carpal tunnel syndrome patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Howard saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Howard saw abnormal gait patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Locations

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

Office
12 Upper Ragsdale Dr
Monterey, CA 93940
2,694 miles away
Pinnacle Urgent Care
2 Rossi Cir
Salinas, CA 93907
2,683 miles away

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Credentials
  • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
    RESIDENCY
  • Harvard Medical School
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1985

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Orthopaedic Surgery
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Orthopaedic Surgery
    3. Orthopaedic Surgery Of The Spine

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Banner Health
  • 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
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • PacificSource
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield