Dr. Howard Dj Edington MD Surgeon

Dr. Howard Edington is a surgeon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System. He received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. He is one of 44 doctors at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and one of 27 at Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Education & Medical Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1988

Presbyterian University Hospital
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 1988 - 1990

Temple University School of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Transplant Hepatology

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Effects of high-dose IFNalpha2b on regional lymph node metastases of human melanoma: modulation of STAT5, FOXP3, and IL-17.
Wang, W., Edington, H.D., Rao, U.M., Jukic, D.M., Radfar, A., Wang, H., Kirkwood, J.M.

STAT3 as a biomarker of progression in atypical nevi of patients with melanoma: dose-response effects of systemic IFNalpha therapy.
Wang, W., Edington, H.D., Rao, U.M., Jukic, D.M., Wang, H., Shipe-Spotloe, J.M., Kirkwood, J.M.

Multiplex analysis of serum cytokines in melanoma patients treated with interferon-alpha2b.
Yurkovetsky, Z.R., Kirkwood, J.M., Edington, H.D., Marrangoni, A.M., Velikokhatnaya, L., Winans, M.T., Gorelik, E., Lokshin, A.E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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