Robert Thomas Howard, MD| Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery | MedStar Health

Robert Thomas Howard, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (67 reviews)

Specialities: Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery

Languages: English

About me

Philosophy of Care
My goal is to provide comprehensive, compassionate, and state-of-the-art plastic surgery & reconstructive care to all of my patients. I aim to provide patients an individualized approach focused on their needs and concerns, and support them throughout their reconstructive journey. We strive to provide the highest quality care in a comforting and supportive environment, helping our patients move beyond cancer, trauma, or deformity.

Specializes in:
Breast Reconstruction
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Aesthetic/Cosmetic Surgery
Wound Healing

Clinical areas of focus

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Body Contouring Surgery
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Gynecomastia Surgery
  • Lymphedema
  • Mammoplasty
  • Panniculectomy
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Scar Revision
  • Transgender Care
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abdominal Scars
  • Acquired Absence Of Breast
  • Acquired Deformity Of Reconstructed Breast
  • Acquired Ear Deformity
  • Adolescent Breast Disorders
  • Amastia
  • Amazia
  • Arteriovenous Malformation Avm
  • Basosquamous Carcinoma
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Skin
  • Blepharoptosis
  • Breast And Chest Wall Disorders
  • Breast Asymmetry
  • Breast Deformities
  • Breast Implant Leak
  • Breast Implant Rupture
  • Brow Droop
  • Burn Scars
  • Capsular Contracture
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Cts
  • Cold Extremities
  • Compromised Skin Grafts
  • Compromised Tissue Flaps
  • Congenital Breast Deformities
  • Congenital Nevi
  • Crows Feet
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cyst
  • Deformity Of Reconstructed Breast
  • Dermoid Cyst Scalp
  • Deviated Septum
  • Disorder Of Earlobe
  • Disproportion Of Reconstructed Breast
  • Double Chin
  • Ear Keloids
  • Excess Skin
  • Excess Skin Of Eyelid
  • Excess Skin Of Face
  • Eyelid Trauma
  • Facial Abscess
  • Facial Aging
  • Facial Cyst
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Lesions
  • Facial Nerve Injury
  • Facial Nerve Palsy
  • Forehead Nodule
  • Frostbite
  • Frostbite Of Ear
  • Frostbite Of Face
  • Frostbite Of Nose
  • Frown Lines
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glomangioma
  • Glomus Tumor
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hemangiomas
  • History Of Breast Cancer
  • History Of Fibrocystic Disease
  • Inflammatory Arthritis Ia
  • Keloid
  • Lefort Fracture
  • Lipedema
  • Lipomas
  • Lymphedema
  • Macrostomia
  • Malformations Of Ear
  • Melanoma
  • Melanoma On Face
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Micromastia
  • Neoplasm Of Ear
  • Nerve Injury
  • Non Healing Wound
  • Nonunion Fracture Of The Wrist
  • Nose Fracture
  • Occipital Mass
  • Polymastia
  • Polysyndactyly
  • Positional Plagiocephaly
  • Postmastectomy Lymphedema Syndrome
  • Prominent Ears
  • Ptosis Of Breasts
  • Radiation Induced Breast Deformity
  • Ruptured Implant
  • Sagging Skin
  • Scar Hypertrophy
  • Scar On Neck
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Skin Of Lip
  • Supernumerary Nipple
  • Symmastia
  • Turkey Neck
  • Wrist Instability
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Procedures I perform

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Aesthetic Surgery
  • Anterolateral Thigh Flap
  • Arm Lift
  • Arthrodesis Of The Wrist
  • Augmentation Mastopexy
  • Back Lift
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring Surgery
  • Body Lift
  • Botox Injection
  • Breast Asymmetry Correction
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Implant Deformity Correction
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reconstruction With Flap Surgery
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Reinnervation
  • Breast Revision
  • Breast Surgery
  • Brow Lift
  • Burn Reconstruction
  • Chemical Skin Peel
  • Chest Reconstruction Surgery
  • Chin Lift
  • Circumferential Body Lift
  • Circumferential Liposuction Of Calves And Ankles
  • Cleft Lip Repair
  • Complex Wound Management
  • Components Separation
  • Cosmetic Botox
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cranial Flap
  • Cranioplasty
  • Cross Face Nerve Graft
  • Cubital Tunnel Surgery
  • Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap
  • Dermal Fillers
  • Direct To Implant Reconstruction
  • Dynamic Muscle Transfer Face
  • Ear Cartilage Rhinoplasty
  • Ear Pinning
  • Ear Plastic Surgery
  • Earlobe Reduction
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Endoscopic Breast Augmentation
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift
  • Excess Skin Removal
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Exoderm Non Surgical Face Lift
  • Eyelid Repair
  • Face Lift
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fat Grafting
  • Fingertip Repair
  • Flap Surgery
  • Free Flap Neck
  • Free Tissue Transfer Flap
  • Free Tram
  • Ganglion Cyst Removal
  • Gender Affirming Mastectomy
  • Genioplasty
  • Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap
  • Goldilocks Mastectomy
  • Gynecomastia Surgery
  • Halo Laser Treatment
  • Hybrid Breast Reconstruction
  • Implant Based Breast Reconstruction
  • Inferior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap
  • Juvederm
  • Kybella Treatment
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Latissimus Dorsi Flap
  • Latissimus Flap
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Lip Surgery
  • Lipectomy
  • Liposculpture
  • Liposuction
  • Liposuction Of The Abdomen
  • Liposuction Of The Arms
  • Liposuction Of The Chin
  • Liposuction Of The Hips
  • Liposuction Of The Knees
  • Liposuction Of The Legs
  • Liposuction Of The Love Handles
  • Liposuction Of The Neck
  • Liposuction Of The Thighs
  • Lower Extremity Reconstruction
  • Lumpectomy Revision
  • Male Breast Reduction
  • Mammoplasty
  • Mastectomy
  • Mastopexy
  • Mastoplasty
  • Melanoma Surgery
  • Micro Neurovascular Free Muscle Transplant
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Microsurgery
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Mid Face Lift
  • Mini Abdominoplasty
  • Muscle Sparing Tram
  • Muscle Transplant
  • Musculocutaneous Flap
  • Neck Lift
  • Neck Plastic Surgery
  • Neck Reconstruction
  • Nerve Transfer
  • Nipple Reinnervation
  • Nipple Repair
  • Nipple Sparing Mastectomy
  • Non Surgical Face Lift
  • Oncologic Reconstruction
  • Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
  • Panniculectomy
  • Pedicle Tram
  • Pelvic Reconstruction
  • Percutaneous Pinning
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Post Pregnancy Body Restoration
  • Post Traumatic Reconstruction
  • Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction
  • Profunda Artery Perforator Flap
  • Radial Forearm Flap
  • Reconstruction Of Ear
  • Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery For Head And Neck Cancer
  • Rectus Flap Reconstruction
  • Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface Rpni Lower Extremity
  • Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface Rpni Upper Extremity
  • Rejuvenation
  • Release Scar Contracture
  • Removal Of Buccal Fat Pads
  • Removal Of Implants
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Rhinoplasty Revision
  • Rib Cartilage Rhinoplasty
  • Scalp Reconstruction
  • Scar Revision
  • Sensory Reinnervation
  • Silicone Implants
  • Skin Cancer Reconstruction
  • Skin Cancer Surgery
  • Skin Fillers
  • Skin Graft
  • Skin Rejuvenation
  • Skin Resurfacing And Rejuvenation
  • Skin Sparing Mastectomy
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Soft Tissue Reconstruction Of The Spine
  • Sternal Wound Flap
  • Subpectoral Placement
  • Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery Flap
  • Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap
  • Surgery For Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  • Targeted Muscle Reinnervation Tmr Lower Extremity
  • Targeted Muscle Reinnervation Tmr Upper Extremity
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Temporal Brow Lift
  • Tenolysis
  • Thigh Lift Surgery
  • Thoracic Reconstruction Surgery
  • Thoracodorsal Artery Perforator Flap
  • Tissue Expansion Surgery
  • Top Surgery
  • Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty
  • Transgender Care
  • Transverse Rectus Abdominis Myocutaneous Flap
  • Transverse Upper Gracilis Flap
  • Treatment For Post-Traumatic Deformity
  • Trichophytic Brow Lift
  • Trunk Reconstruction Surgery
  • Tug Flap
  • Tumescent Liposuction
  • Upper Body Lift
  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction
  • Vacuum Assisted Closure Therapy
  • Vacuum Assisted Wound Closure
  • Vertical Rectus Abdominis Muscle Flap
  • Wound Care
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Practice locations

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18101 Prince Philip Drive
Olney, MD, 20832

301-774-8962

Fax 301-774-8963

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Fax 301-774-8963

Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

Education

Residency Program: Emory University Hospital (2009)

Residency Program: Naval Medical Center San Diego (2005)

Internship Program: Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (1998)

Medical School: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (1997)

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    5.0
  • Provider listened carefully

    5.0
  • Provider gave easy to understand instructions

    0.0
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.9
  • Provider showed respect

    4.9
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.9
  • Oct 5, 2021

    I was uneasy and threw of the nurses in there really helped me Thank you

  • Jul 30, 2021

    Very professional experience and listened and expressed my concerns and gave options for resolution and we will have a follow up

  • Jul 26, 2021

    He is an amazing Physician