Black Hills Ear, Nose, & Throat

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About Dr. Howard
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INTRODUCTION TO DR. HOWARD

Dr. Howard, is a board certified Ear, Nose and Throat specialist. He holds a particular interest in pediatric ENT, adult sinus disease, functional nasal surgery, and thyroid surgery.

Dr. Howard earned his medical degree at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine. He then completed his 5 year specialty training at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. During this period, he was selected by his peers as Chief Administrative Resident. He was awarded the prestigious Citizenship Award by the Medical Director in 2015 for his leadership service in this role.

He and his wife Rachel were both raised in the Black Hills. The Howards are grateful to be able to return to the Black Hills to raise their family and serve this community they love so much. They are parents of five children. When Dr. Howard isn’t working, you will find him camping with his family or golfing with the kids.

MEDICAL DEGREE

Dr. Howard completed his medical degree at the USD Sanford School of Medicine in 2010.

RESIDENCY

Dr. Howard completed his specialty training at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio in 2015.

RECOGNITION

He was peer selected as Chief Administrative Resident and Resident Advisory Committee Chairman.

HIGHLIGHTS & AWARDS

CITIZENSHIP AWARD - 2015

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

OSU DEPT OTOLARYNGOLOGY

Two Time Runner-Up Temporal Bone Drilling Contest

DATATEL ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP - 2007

University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine

FAITHE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT - 2007-2008

University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine



Experience Means Everything

5,000+ surgeries and counting

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Procedures & Specialties

ADULT SINUS

End your suffering. Ask Dr. Howard about his expertise in minimally invasive sinus surgery techniques.

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FUNCTIONAL NASAL SURGERY

Breathe better! Dr. Howard can fix your congested nose, deviated septum, or enlarged turbinates.

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PEDIATRIC ENT

Dr. Howard specializes in pediatric ENT disorders such as ear infections, tonsillitis, sleep apnea, and nose bleeds.

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THYROID SURGERY

Dr. Howard is a very active thyroid and parathyroid surgeon. Leave it to the expert. There is safety in numbers!

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HEAD & NECK SURGERY

Head and neck cancer stops here. Whether it’s a simple cancer screening or it needs complex surgery, Dr. Howard can help.

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EARS, HEARING & BALANCE

Expert in cochlear implants, middle ear surgery, and other treatments in hearing rehabilitation including hearing aids

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VOICE DISORDERS

Hoarseness and voice loss can be a major quality of life issue. Dr. Howard is a vocal cord expert. Help is here!

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GENERAL EAR, NOSE & THROAT

Dr. Howard practices the full spectrum of general Ear Nose & Throat.

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COCHLEAR IMPLANTS

A cutting edge implantable device that restores hearing in severe hearing loss. Dr. Howard can help determine if this is right for you.

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