Dr. Howard R Epps MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Howard Epps is an orthopedic surgeon in Houston, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including St. Joseph Hospital and Texas Children's Hospital. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. Epps accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at St. Joseph Hospital and one of 22 at Texas Children's Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Pediatric Orthopedics

Clinical Interests: Fracture Fixation, Congenital Limb Deformities, Neuromuscular Diseases, Clubfoot

Hospital Affiliation

St. Joseph Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Orthopedic Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1989 - 1990

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1990 - 1995

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 16 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

2013 TOA/TOF/TSSM Annual Meeting
2013 4 18

The current medical practice of the pediatric orthopaedic surgeon in North America.
McCarthy, J.J., Armstrong, D.G., Davey, J.P., Epps, H.R., Gerardi, J.A., Kanel, J.S., Mehlman, C.T., Roach, J.W., Schwend, R.M., Smith, B.G., Ward, W.T.

Impact of fractures on school attendance.
Hyman, J.E., Gaffney, J.T., Epps, H.R., Matsumoto, H.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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