Robert L. Howell, MD

Hand Surgeon & Plastic Surgeon located in Atlanta & Marietta, GA

“Every interaction with everyone in this practice, from initial consultation, to operating day, to post operative appointment, was top notch. Dr. Howell and his staff gave excellent care.”

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Robert L. Howell, MD, with Georgia Hand, Shoulder & Elbow in Atlanta and Marietta, Georgia, adds a vital dimension to the team with his expertise in plastic surgery, general surgery, and surgery of the hand, with a specialty in microvascular surgery of the upper extremity. He’s proud to be a fifth-generation healthcare provider with a natural desire to diagnose and resolve problems while relieving pain for his patients.

Dr. Howell’s certifications include:

  • Board Certified in Plastic Surgery
  • Board Certified in General Surgery
  • Subspecialty Certification in Surgery of the Hand

As a native of Atlanta, Dr. Howell received his undergraduate degree from Emory University. He also began his medical training in Atlanta:

  • Medical degree: Emory University
  • General surgery residency: University of Tennessee
  • Plastic surgery residency: University of Tennessee
  • Fellowship training in hand surgery: The Barnes Hospital and the Washington University School of Medicine

Dr. Howell’s service and honors include:

  • Medical Advisory Committee for the State Board of Workers’ Compensation, past Chairman and
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand, member

Dr. Howell continues to stay active at his alma mater of Emory University as a Clinical Assistant Profession of Plastic Surgery

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