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Dr. Stephen Howell, MD

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Dr. Stephen Howell, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Sacramento, CA. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 41 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine and is affiliated with Adventist Health Lodi Memorial, Mercy General Hospital, Methodist Hospital of Sacramento, Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital and Sutter Medical Center - Ose Adams Medical Pavilion.

Dr. Howell works at Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group in Sacramento, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Osteoarthritis of Knee and Osteoarthritis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross 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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Locations

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    Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group
    8120 Timberlake Way Ste 109, Sacramento, CA 95823 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (916) 689-8441

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Adventist Health Lodi Memorial
  • Mercy General Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital of Sacramento
  • Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
  • Sutter Medical Center - Ose Adams Medical Pavilion

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    3.9
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    May 28, 2021
    Dr Howell and his team are a true example of perfection and excellence. He is an extremely intelligent, compassionate, and ensures excellent outcomes. Thank you so much for all you do!
    Carolyn Ross — May 28, 2021
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    About Dr. Stephen Howell, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 41 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1972697704
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Orthopaedic Department At Thomas Jefferson University
    Residency
    Internship
    • Graduate Hospital University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Pennsylvania State University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Stephen Howell, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Howell is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Howell has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Howell has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Howell works at Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group in Sacramento, CA. View the full address on Dr. Howell’s profile.

    Dr. Howell has seen patients for Osteoarthritis of Knee and Osteoarthritis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Howell on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    51 patients have reviewed Dr. Howell. The overall rating for this provider is 3.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Howell.

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