Cold and Flu Season Can Be a Monster

Flu & Cold Season Can Be A Monster

Flu is prevalent in our community right now. Visit our Flu Resource Center to learn about flu prevention, signs and symptoms, and help us protect our patients, families and staff from RSV and the flu by following these visitation restrictions.

  • No visitors under the age of 12 are allowed in patient care areas.
  • Please do not visit patients if you are experiencing fever, vomiting, diarrhea or cold or flu-like symptoms.

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Practice Name
WakeMed Physician Practices - Wake Orthopaedics
Primary Address
Orthopaedics - North Raleigh
10010 Falls of Neuse Road, Suite 11
WakeMed North Physicians Office Pavilion
Raleigh, NC 27614
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Secondary Address
Orthopaedics - Raleigh
3009 New Bern Ave.
WakeMed Raleigh Office
Raleigh, NC 27610
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American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hip, Knee, Pediatric Injuries, Shoulder & Elbow, Trauma Services
Medical School
 Boston University School of Medicine
State University of New York Health Sciences Center, Brooklyn, NY
Duke University Medical Center
Undergraduate Degree
Boston University
Physician Bio

Dr. Howard was born and raised in Boston, MA. He attended Boston University, earning his bachelor’s degree with high honors in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. After a productive stint in academic bio-molecular research, he continued towards earning his medical degree with honors at Boston University School of Medicine. His residency in Orthopedic Surgery was completed at The State University of New York Health Science Center in Brooklyn, New York. He completed fellowship training in Orthopedic Trauma Surgery at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC.

Dr. Howard has been a member of Wake Orthopaedics since 2009. His clinical expertise includes the management of complex traumatic injuries including pelvic surgery, acetabulum (hip socket) surgery and complex upper/lower extremity trauma. Other areas of clinical expertise include the management of hip conditions ranging from young adult to elderly patients. He has special interests in hip arthroscopy for the management of femoroacetabular impingement and hip replacement.

Dr. Howard has also been involved in research and teaching. He has numerous publications in the areas of bio-molecular research and orthopedic trauma, and he has received multiple awards for surgical teaching excellence.

Dr. Howard resides in Raleigh with his wife and four children.

Honors and Rewards
Magna Cum Laude (Undergraduate)
Cum Laude (Graduate)
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
National Collegiate Medical Professional Award
USAA All-American Scholar Collegiate Award
2nd Annual Lois Ann Nichols Award for Outstanding Teaching Fellow
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