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Kristy L. Howard, D.O.

Obstetrician/Gynecologist

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Accepting New Patients

About

Professional Statement

Currently not accepting new patient annuals. Accepting new patient consults and new OB patients. I believe in treating the "whole person" and taking an integrative approach to treatment plans. I think it is important to involve a patient in the medical decision making process and have open communication.

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Accepts 43 Insurance Plans

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  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Amerigroup Amerivantage Dual Coordination
  • Amerigroup Amerivantage HMO
  • Amerigroup Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Beacon Health Options PPO (Behavioral Health)
  • CHPW Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • CHPW Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coordinated Care Ambetter HMO
  • Coordinated Care Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Coventry/First Health PPO
  • First Choice PPO
  • HealthSmart (Interplan) PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Humana PPO
  • Kaiser (Contract Limitations)
  • Medicaid of Washington
  • Medicare
  • Molina Exchange HMO
  • Molina Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Molina Medicare Advantage
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Optum
  • PacMed USFHP
  • Premera Heritage
  • Premera Heritage Signature
  • Premera Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Providence Health Plan Medicare Advantage
  • Regence MedAdvantage PPO
  • Regence PPO
  • TRICARE
  • Triwest VAPC3/Choice Card
  • United Behavioral Health Medicaid
  • United Behavioral Health Medicare Advantage
  • United Behavioral Health PPO
  • United HealthCare HMO
  • United HealthCare Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • United HealthCare Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare PPO
  • Workers' Compensation (L&I)
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Education

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
medical school
Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
medical school
Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL
residency

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal Cramps
  • Abnormal Pap
  • Amenorrhea
  • Anemia Of Pregnancy
  • Annual Gynecological Examination
  • Anovulation
  • Anovulatory Bleeding
  • Antepartum And Postpartum Care
  • Asymptomatic Bacteriuria
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Atypical Glandular Cells Of Undetermined Significance
  • Atypical Squamous Cells Of Undetermined Significance Pap Smear
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Bartholin's Cyst
  • Benign Breast Lump
  • Bicornuate Uterus
  • Birth Control
  • Bladder Training
  • Bleeding During Intercourse
  • Breast Cancer During Pregnancy
  • Breast Examination
  • Breast Lump
  • Breastfeeding Problems
  • Cancer Risk Reduction Surgery
  • Cancer-Related Sexual Concerns
  • Candidiasis Of Vagina
  • Cervical Biopsy
  • Cervical Cap Fitting
  • Cervical Cerclage
  • Cervical Conization
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Cervical Length Assessment
  • Cervical Polyp
  • Cervicitis
  • Cesarean Section
  • Chlamydia-Female Only
  • Colposcopy
  • Condylomata Acuminata
  • Contraceptive Implant
  • Cryosurgery Of Cervix
  • Cystitis
  • Delayed Menarche
  • Delayed Puberty
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Diabetes In Pregnancy
  • Diabetic And Newly Pregnant
  • Dilation And Curettage
  • Dyspareunia
  • Dysuria
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Endometrial Hyperplasia
  • Endometrioma
  • Endometriosis
  • Endometritis
  • Fallopian Tube Disorders
  • Family Planning
  • Female Anorgasmia
  • Female Genital Problems
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction
  • Female Urinary Incontinence
  • Fetal Ultrasound
  • Fibroid Removal
  • Fibroids
  • Follicular Cyst Of Ovary
  • Galactocele
  • Genital Herpes, Female
  • Gynecologic Disorders Of Athletes
  • Gynecological Exam
  • Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
  • Hellp Syndrome
  • History Of Severe Preeclampsia
  • Hormone Imbalance
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hot Flashes
  • Human Papilloma Virus
  • Hydatiform Mole
  • Hyperemesis
  • Hypertensive Disorders Of Pregnancy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopic Adhesiolysis
  • Hysteroscopic Myomectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Imperforate Hymen
  • Implanon
  • Incomplete Emptying Of Bladder
  • Increased Frequency Of Micturition
  • Increased Libido
  • In-Office Endometrial Ablation
  • In-Office Sterilization
  • Intrauterine Device
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Labial Adhesions
  • Labor And Delivery
  • Laceration Of Vagina
  • Lactation Disorders
  • Lactation Support
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Lysis Of Peritoneal Adhesions
  • Laparoscopic Myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic Salpingo Oophorectomy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Leiomyoma
  • Lichen Sclerosis
  • Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
  • Mastodynia
  • Menometrorrhagia
  • Menopause
  • Menorrhagia
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders In Athletes
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Hysteroscopy
  • Missed Periods
  • Natural Birth
  • Nausea Of Pregnancy
  • Nexplanon
  • Oligomenorrhea
  • Oophorectomy
  • Oral Contraceptive Counseling
  • Ovarian Cyst
  • Ovarian Cystectomy
  • Ovarian Failure
  • Ovarian Mass
  • Ovarian Torsion
  • Painful Periods
  • Pap Smear
  • Paratubal Cyst
  • Partial Hysterectomy
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Pelvic Adhesions
  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
  • Pelvic Floor Exercise
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Pelvic Lymphadenectomy
  • Pelvic Mass
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Pelvic Varicose Veins
  • Pelviscopy
  • Perimenopause
  • Perinatal Mental Health
  • Perinatal Mood Disorders
  • Permanent Sterilization
  • Placental Disorders
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Post Partum Check-Up
  • Post Partum Mastitis
  • Postcoital Bleeding
  • Postmenopausal Bleeding
  • Postpartum Care
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Counseling
  • Premature Adrenarche
  • Premature Ovarian Failure
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Prenatal Care
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Prenatal Testing
  • Prenatal Ultrasound Scan
  • Preterm Premature Rupture Of Membranes
  • Primary Amenorrhea
  • Primary Ovarian Insufficiency
  • Prophylactic Oophorectomy
  • Pruritic Urticarial Papules And Plaques Of Pregancy (Pupp)
  • Pudendal Neuralgia
  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection
  • Routine Gynecological Care
  • Salpingo-Oophoritis
  • Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulation
  • Septate Hymen
  • Septate Uterus
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Single Site Robotic Surgery
  • Squamous Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Surgical Sterilization
  • Suture Removal
  • Teen Pregnancy
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
  • Unicorneate Uterus
  • Urge Incontinence
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Stress Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urinary Urgency
  • Uterine Ablation
  • Uterine Abnormality
  • Uterine Bleeding
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization Counseling
  • Uterine Myoma
  • Uterine Polyp
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Uterine Surgery
  • Uterovaginal Prolapse
  • Vaginal Abscess
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Vaginal Biopsy
  • Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section
  • Vaginal Bleeding
  • Vaginal Bleeding After Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • Vaginal Delivery
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Infections
  • Vaginal Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Vaginal Irritation
  • Vaginismus
  • Vaginitis
  • Vasomotor Symptoms
  • Vulvar Abscess
  • Vulvar Disease
  • Vulvar Dysplasia
  • Vulvar Vestibulitis
  • Vulvodynia
  • Vulvovaginitis
  • Well Woman Visit
  • Women's Health
  • Zika Virus Testing
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Personal Interests

I have a personal interest in high risk obstetrics, adolescent health, and minimally invasive surgery.
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Professional Associations

Fellow of American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Practice Locations

Kristy L. Howard practices at one location

Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Issaquah
Medical Groups
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