Michael A. Howard, M.D.

Michael A. Howard, M.D.

Michael A. Howard, M.D.

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Conditions & Procedures


Congenital Deformities of the Ear, Migraine Headaches, Unacceptable Cosmetic Appearance


Abdominoplasty, Aesthetic Surgery of the Body, Aesthetic Surgery of the Face, Body Contouring, Botox, Brachioplasty, Breast Augmentation, Breast Implant Removal, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Reduction, Brow Lift, Capsulectomy, Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Cosmetic Surgery Body, Cosmetic Surgery Face, Cyst Removal, Dermabrasion, Ear Lobe Repair, Ear Piercing, Excision of Gynecomastia, Fat Grafting, Filler Injections, Hyperbaric Medicine, Immediate Implant Reconstruction, Laceration Repairs, Lesion Removal, Liposuction, Mastopexy, Microsurgical Reconstruction With DIEP And SIEA Flaps, Mole Removal, Neck Lift, Otoplasty, Panniculectomy, Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Scar Revision, Skin Tag Removal, Surgery For Migraine Headaches, Tissue Expansion, Wound Care, Wound Debridement

General Information




NorthShore Medical Group


Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Reconstruction, Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine

Academic Rank

Clinical Associate Professor


English, Spanish

Board Certified

Plastic Surgery

Clinical Service

Plastic/Recon Surgery

Education, Training & Fellowships

Medical School

Emory University School of Medicine, 1997


Georgetown University Hospital, 1998


Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2000


Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 2004



NorthShore Medical Group

501 Skokie Blvd.
Suite 250
Northbrook, IL 60062
847.504.2300 847.504.2305 fax Get Directions This location is wheelchair accessible.


Commercial Plans
  • Aetna Choice POS (Open Access) and POS II (Open Access)
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO and EPO Open Access
  • Aetna Health Network Options
  • Aetna HMO (including Open Access)
  • Aetna Managed Choice (Open Access)
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS
  • Aetna Open Access Aetna Select (Aetna HealthFund)
  • Aetna Open Access Elect Choice EPO (Aetna HealthFund)
  • Aetna Open Access Managed Choice POS (Aetna HealthFund)
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO (Aetna HealthFund)
  • Aetna Premier Care Network
  • Aetna QPOS
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Select (Open Access)
  • Beechstreet PPO Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - PPO Products
    Not Contracted Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Advantage
    Verify PCP Participation
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield HMOI
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna LocalPlus
  • Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP)
  • Cigna Open Access Plus with CareLink (OAPC)
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO (an Aetna Company)
  • Coventry Health Care Elect Choice EPO
  • Coventry Health Care First Health PPO
  • Galaxy Health PPO Network
  • Great West PPO/POS
  • Healthcare's Finest Network (HFN)
  • Humana - All Commercial Plans (including Choice Care)
  • Humana - NorthShore Complete Care
  • Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan and PHCS PPO Network (Including PHCS Savility)
  • NorthShore Employee Network
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider PPO Network (TRPN)
  • Tricare
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare - All Commercial Plans
    Not Contracted United Healthcare Core
    Not Contracted United Healthcare Navigate
Exchange Plans
  • Not Contracted Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - PPO Products
    Not Contracted Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Precision
    Verify PCP Participation
  • Not Contracted Coventry
  • Humana National
  • Land of Lincoln - All Products
  • Not Contracted United Healthcare Compass
  • Illinois Department of Public Aid (IDPA)
  • Illinicare ICP
  • Community Care Partners
Medicare Advantage Plans
  • Aetna Medicare (SM) Plan (HMO/Open Access HMO)
  • Aetna Medicare (SM) Plan (PPO)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO Plan
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Advantage HMO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Premier HMO-POS
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Primary HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus PFFS
  • HumanaChoice PPO
  • United Healthcare - All Medicare Plans
Medicare Medicaid Alignment Initiative (MMAI) Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Community
  • HealthSpring
  • Humana
  • Illinicare Health Plan
  • Meridian Complete

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Featured Videos

Plastic Surgery: Breast Reconstruction Patient Story

Plastic Surgery: Breast Reconstruction Patient Story

Plastic Surgery: Michael Howard, MD Profile

Plastic Surgery: Michael Howard, MD Profile

Plastic Surgery: Introduction

Plastic Surgery: Introduction

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