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Russell M. Howerton, M.D.CepEsperu Baptist Health

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4.9 out of 5

54 Ratings
12 Comments
 

Russell M. Howerton, M.D.

WFUBMC Chief Medical Officer, CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center
Professor,

Clinical Interests

Hepatobiliary Surgery, Gastric Surgery, Liver Surgery, Bile Duct Cancer, Esophageal Surgery, Pancreatic Surgery

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: -0664
Department: -0547

Email: [email protected]

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Enlightenment & Training

  • B.A., Johns Hopkins University, 1979
  • M.D., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1983
  • Internship, Surgery, Vanderbilt U Affil Hosps, 1984
  • Residency, Surgery, Tufts-New Eng Med Ctr, 1989
  • Fellowship, Mt Sinai Hosp Of Cleveland, 1991
  • Fellowship, London Hammersmith Hospital-Un, 1992

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery

NPI Number

  • 1932184066
Russell M. Howerton, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

54 Ratings
12 Comments
 

Russell M. Howerton, M.D.

WFUBMC Chief Medical Officer, CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center
Professor, Surgery, General

Investigation Interests

Pancreatic Neoplasms; Postoperative Complications; Liver Neoplasms; Hepatectomy; Colorectal Neoplasms
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Contact Information

Academic: -9592 | Department: -0547

Email: [email protected]

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Recent Publications

The effect of regional anesthesia on oncologic outcomes after resection of colorectal hepatic metastases. Garland M, Addis D, Russell G, Clark C, Levine E, Howerton R, Votanopoulos K, Dobson S, Shen P.. Am Surg. 2018;84(1):E29-E32.

Modified frailty index predicts morbidity and mortality after pancreaticoduodenectomy. Mogal H, Vermilion SA, Dodson R, Hsu FC, Howerton R, Shen P, Clark CJ.. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017;24(6):1714-1721.

Phase II randomized trial of negative pressure wound therapy to decrease surgical site infection in patients undergoing laparotomy for gastrointestinal, pancreatic, and peritoneal surface malignancies. Shen P, Blackham A, Lewis S, Clark C, Howerton R, Mogal H, Dodson R, Russell GB, Levine EA.. J Am Coll Surg. 2017;224(4):726-737.

Use of unsolicited patient observations to identify surgeons with increased risk for postoperative complications. Cooper WO, Guillamondegui O, Hines OJ, Hultman CS, Kelz RR, Shen P, Spain DA, Sweeney JF, Moore IN, Hopkins J, Horowitz IR, Howerton RM, Meredith JW, Spell NO, Sullivan P, Domenico HJ, Pichert JW, Catron TF, Webb LE, Dmochowski RR,.. JAMA Surg. 2017;152(6):522-529.

Optimal timing of systemic therapy in resectable colorectal liver metastases. Ihemelandu C, Levine EA, Aklilu M, Yacoub G, Howerton R, Bolemon B, Graham M, Russell G, Shen P.. Am Surg. 2013;79(4):414-421.

Aprepitant/5HT-3 antagonist (EMEND) for the prevention of chemoradiation-induced nausea and vomiting (CRINV) in patients receiving gemcitabine/5-FU-based chemoradiation and concurrent upper abdominal radiation for pancreatic cancer [abstract]. Blackstock AW, Aklilu M, Lovato J, Degrass L, Sommer J, Howerton R, Mishra G, Levine E, McQuellon R.. J Clin Oncol. 2009;27(Suppl):e20661.

Isolated metastases of colorectal cancer to the liver or peritoneum: outcomes associated with optimal surgical treatment [abstract]. Shen P, Thai K, Stewart JH, Howerton R, Loggie BW, Russell G, Levine EA.. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008;15(Suppl 2):6.

Peritoneal surface disease from colorectal cancer: comparison with the hepatic metastases surgical paradigm in optimally resected patients. Shen P, Thai K, Stewart JH, Howerton R, Loggie BW, Russell GB, Levine EA.. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008;15(12):3422-3432.

All Publications

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Professor, Surgery, General

Clinical Interests

Hepatobiliary Surgery, Gastric Surgery, Liver Surgery, Bile Duct Cancer, Esophageal Surgery, Pancreatic Surgery
Russell M. Howerton, M.D.

Russell M. Howerton, M.D.

WFUBMC Chief Medical Officer, CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center
Professor, Surgery, General

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

Russell M. Howerton, M.D.54 Ratings
12 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.9
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.8
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.9
CP spoke using clear language
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending CP
5.0
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Time CP spent with patient
4.8
Wait time at clinic
4.7



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

2/28/2018

Role model for other drs.

2/14/2018

*Dr. Howerton is superb! Always friendly, always knowledgeable, always kind.

2/7/2018

No problems!

2/2/2018

Always puts me at ease when I'm worried about my condition or problems. First thing I noticed about him in 2011 & now is his kindness he said to me DON'T WORRY WE'LL TAKE GOOD CARE OF YOU" right before I went to sleep for surgery. I'll never forgot those last words, then I FELT AT EASE.

1/6/2018

Some how this appt. was made w/wrong doctor and... in that day. But *Dr. Howerton asked if there was anything he could look at for us since we'd come so far and he the diagnosed issue which required admittance. Great care!

11/1/2017

I am honored he handled my illness. He is perfection.

10/5/2017

*Dr. Howerton is exceptional, knowledgeable & a true southern gentleman!

9/13/2017

Top notch.

9/5/2017

*Dr. Howerton is the best!

9/2/2017

I was very impressed with *Dr. Howerton.

7/17/2017

Dr Howerton is bery easy to talk to and wonderful at explaining everything to be expected.

7/14/2017

I would recommend him to anyone. He is great!

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