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David L. Howard, MD, Ph.D.

OBGYN, Primary Care & General Pediatrics located in Las Vegas, NV

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About David L. Howard, MD, Ph.D.

David L. Howard, MD, Ph.D., is a board-certified OB/GYN providing progressive health care at his private practice in Las Vegas, Nevada. .

Born in Jamaica, Dr. Howard immigrated to the United States at 18. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Johns Hopkins University and his Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland.

After earning his Ph.D., Dr. Howard completed a postdoctoral fellowship in perinatal epidemiology at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He returned to Baltimore, graduating with his Doctor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Dr. Howard completed his medical internship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City and his OB/GYN residency at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) in Kansas City, Missouri. 

Following his residency training, Dr. Howard joined the United States Air Force (USAF) on active duty. After completing his military service, Dr. Howard spent several years working as an attending physician in Las Vegas and then relocated to New Jersey to serve as an attending OB/GYN physician at the University Hospital in Newark.

Dr. Howard is also an assistant professor for the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women's Health at Rutgers New Jersey School of Medicine in Newark, New Jersey.

Devoted to his profession, Dr. Howard is a member of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL). He’s licensed to practice medicine in multiple states, including Nevada, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Georgia, Tennessee, and Missouri. He offers telehealth appointments for increased accessibility for his patients.

Dr. Howard was voted top 10% reviewer of Obstetrics & Gynecology, the highest-ranked OB/GYN peer-reviewed journal in the US.

Patients describe Dr. Howard as kind, attentive, and thorough.

Learn more about Dr. Howard’s academic contribution at OB-STATS
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"Dr. Howard was patient and knowledgeable. Very available and super helpful."

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"Dr Howard is compassionate and kind. He understand the need of his patient. Thumbs up..."

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"Highly professional and helpful. Best virtual appointment I’ve ever had."

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