Dr. Harold R. Howe MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Harold Howe is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Charlotte, North Carolina and is affiliated with Presbyterian Hospital. He received his medical degree from Wake Forest School of Medicine and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. Howe accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Presbyterian Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Interests: Thoracic surgery, Thoracic, general thoracic surgery, pulmonary surgery, thoracic oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Presbyterian Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Carolinas Medical Center
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1986 - 1988

Bowman Gray School of Medicine Afl Hs
Residency, General Surgery, 1980 - 1981

Bowman Gray School of Medicine Afl Hs
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1984 - 1986

Wake Forest School of Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 27 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

NC State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Increased adipose tissue lipolysis after a 2-week high-fat diet in sedentary overweight/obese men.
Howe, H.R., Heidal, K., Choi, M.D., Kraus, R.M., Boyle, K., Hickner, R.C.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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