Russell Howerton, MD

Russell Howerton, MD

General Surgery Winston Salem, NC

Professor of Surgery, Wake Forest University

Office Address

  • Medical Center Blvd
    Winston Salem, NC 27157
    Phone: (336) 716-9592
    Fax: (336) 716-6637

Russell Howerton, MD

General Surgery Winston Salem, NC

Professor of Surgery, Wake Forest University

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • General Surgery: Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Education & Training

  • Tufts Medical CenterTufts Medical Center
  • Vanderbilt UniversityVanderbilt University
  • Vanderbilt University School of MedicineVanderbilt University School of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical LicenseNC State Medical License1992 - 2015
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationEpicCare Inpatient - Core EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012
  • Best Doctors in America2009-2010

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Optimal Timing of Systemic Therapy in Resectable Colorectal Liver Metastases  Ihemelandu C, Levine EA, Aklilu M, Yacoub G, Howerton RM, Bolemon B, Graham M, Russell G, Shen P, American Surgeon, 1/1/2013
  • Oncocytic Biliary Cystadenocarcinoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature  Bardin R, Trupiano J, Howerton R, Geisinger K, Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 11/1/2011
  • Peritoneal Surface Disease from Colorectal Cancer: Comparison with the Hepatic Metastases Surgical Paradigm in Optimally Resected Patients  Shen P, Kurt T, Stewart JH, Howerton RM, Loggie BW, Russell GB, Levine EA, Annals of Surgical Oncology, 1/1/2008

Professional Memberships

Insurance 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
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Network Health Plan HMO
  • Network Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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