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Russell Howerton, MD

Russell Howerton, MD

General Surgery Winston Salem, NC

Professor of Surgery, Wake Forest University

Office Address

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

Dr. Howerton's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • General Surgery: Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Dr. Howerton's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Associate ProfessorWake Forest University School of Medicine
    Winston-Salem, NC
    Assistant Professor (1992-2000); Professor of Surgery (2010-present)
  • Chief Medical OfficerWake Forest University Baptist Health System
    Winston-Salem, NC
    Associate Chief of Professional Services (2004-2009); Vice Chief Medical Officer (2009-2010)
  • Chief Medical OfficerWake Forest Baptist Health
    Winston Salem, NC
  • Assistant Chief for General SurgeryBoston V.A. Medical Center
    Boston, MA
  • Instructor in SurgeryTufts University School of Medicine
    Boston, MA
    Staff Surgeon (1989-1990)
  • Medical OfficerNgwelezana Hospital
    Ngwelezana, Republic of South Africa

Dr. Howerton's Education & Medical Training

  • Tufts Medical CenterTufts Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery
  • Vanderbilt UniversityVanderbilt UniversityResidency, General Surgery
  • Vanderbilt Univ Sch of MedVanderbilt University School of MedicineMedical School
  • Johns Hopkins UniversityJohns Hopkins UniversityOther Training, B.A., With Honors

Dr. Howerton's Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical LicenseNC State Medical License1992 - 2014
  • American Board of SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgerySurgery

Dr. Howerton's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Best Doctors in America2009-2010
  • Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center United Way CampaignChairWake Forest University Baptist Medical Center United Way Campaign, 2008-2009
  • Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center United Way CampaignChair ElectWake Forest University Baptist Medical Center United Way Campaign, 2007-2008
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Dr. Howerton's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Optimal Timing of Systemic Therapy in Resectable Colorectal Liver MetastasesIhemelandu 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 LiteratureBardin 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 PatientsShen P, Kurt T, Stewart JH, Howerton RM, Loggie BW, Russell GB, Levine EA, Annals of Surgical Oncology, 1/1/2008
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Dr. Howerton's Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • 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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