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Robert Howard, DO

Ankle and Foot Surgeon


Robert Howard, DO, is an orthopedic surgeon practicing at Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County, which has locations in Bloomfield Hills and Clarkston, Michigan. Dr. Howard is a native of Oakland County and is proud to serve the community he was raised in. 

Dr. Howard is both a graduate of Lake Orion High School and Oakland University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in biology. He then went on to earn his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his orthopedic surgery training at Mclaren Oakland hospital. Dr. Howard then completed a foot and ankle fellowship in Las Vegas, Nevada, under the direction of Dr. Michael Monroe, MD. The fellowship emphasized diagnosing and treating problems of the foot and ankle. He gained extensive experience in treating complex foot and ankle disorders. 

Dr. Howard holds professional memberships with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.

Dr. Howard is a member of Kensington church and values his faith in God above all. He and his wife Marie, a physical therapist and native of Troy, Michigan, have two wonderful boys. Dr. Howard enjoys astronomy, grilling, weight lifting, pickleball, and any form of competition.