James Howe V, MD

James Howe V, MD

General Surgery Iowa City, IA

Professor of Surgery, University Iowa College of Medicine

Office Address

  • 200 Hawkins Dr
    4644 JCP
    Iowa City, IA 52242
    Phone: (319) 356-1727
    Fax: (319) 353-8940

James Howe V, MD

General Surgery Iowa City, IA

Professor of Surgery, University Iowa College of Medicine


  • My clinical specialty is in General Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery, with a special interest in Neuroendocrine tumors of the GI tract and pancreas. My research focuses upon the genetic causes of Juvenile Polyposis, and gene expression studies in neuroendocrine tumors.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • General Surgery: General Surgery, Endocrine, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)
  • Clinical Interests: Liver Neoplasms; Pancreatic Neoplasms; Small Intestine; Thyroid Neoplasms; Intestinal Neoplasms

Education & Medical Training

  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • University of Vermont College of MedicineUniversity of Vermont College of Medicine
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish HospitalWashington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Certifications & Licensure

  • IA State Medical LicenseIA State Medical LicenseCurrent
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery, Current

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationEpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Best Doctors in AmericaBest Doctors, Inc.
  • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly Medical Ltd.

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Grant Support

  • Regulation of SMAD4 and BMPR1A Expression in Juvenile PolyposisNIH
    2009 - 2012
  • The Molecular Basis of Juvenile PolyposisNIH
    2003 - 2007

Other Languages

  • French

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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