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Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Outreach Clinic Coming To Brookings Health System

December 20, 2012, 10:17 AM
Submitted By: Julia YoderuShare User

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Outreach Clinic Coming To Brookings Health System

Dr. Richard Howard of the Sioux Falls Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery will start holding an outreach clinic at Brookings Health System. Starting in January, he will be available to see patients the third Tuesday of each month.

Dr. Howard has 24 years of experience as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon and is certified by the American Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He will be available to conduct consultations on general reconstructive and/or cosmetic procedures. Surgeries to be performed on an outpatient basis at Brookings Health System include, but are not limited to:

• Reconstructive breast surgery
• Scar revision
• Eyelid surgery
• Complex skin cancer repair
• Skin grafts

He is also available for consultations on cosmetic surgery, including body contouring, breast augmentation and facial plastic surgery.

Dr. Howard completed his residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. His residency in general surgery was at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Milwaukee which included a trauma and acute care rotation at the Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Services in Baltimore. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and was also an undergraduate at the University of South Dakota’s School of Medicine.

Dr. Howard is a member of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the Singleton Surgical Society and a member of the South Dakota State Medical Association.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Richard Howard at Brookings Health System, please call the Sioux Falls Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at (605) 334-1930. No referral is required.

About Brookings Health System
Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed Brookview Manor nursing home, and Brookhaven Estates apartments. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, and extended care services. The emergency room is staffed 24 hours a day and provides around the clock medical-nursing care for patient needs ranging from minor injuries to life threatening crises. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at

PHOTO: Dr. Richard Howard

Disclaimer: This story has been reviewed but not edited or fact-checked. Views of the author are not necessarily those of this station, its owners, officers, agents or employees.

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