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Lori K. Howell, M.D., FAAP (she/her)

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  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, School of Medicine

Expertise

  • Pediatrics
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Special focus

  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Facial Paralysis
  • Microsurgery

Locations and contact

I see patients at

About me

Dr. Lori Kathryn Howell is a surgeon. She specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery and pediatric plastic surgery.

She is part of the craniofacial and cleft lip/palate team at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.

Her interests include:

She believes in a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.

Her research interests include:

  • Facial paralysis
  • Access to care in underserved communities

Education and training

    • B.B.A., 1997, University of Texas
    • M.D., 2005, University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Residency

    • Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University of Illinois, Chicago, 2010
    • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, 2012
  • Fellowship

    • Craniofacial Surgery, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 2013
    • Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, California, 2014
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 2011
    • American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2015

Memberships and associations:

  • American Society of Craniofacial Surgery
  • American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Association of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
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Ratings and reviews

Overall: 4.7 out of 5 (98 Ratings, 33 Reviews)

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