Oswego Health Welcomes Orthopedic Surgeon R. Damani Howell

OSWEGO, NY – Orthopedic Surgeon Ronald “Damani” Howell, MD has joined the Oswego Health active medical staff.

Dr. Howell has just completed a six-year orthopedic surgery residency program at New York University’s Hospital for Joint Diseases.

Ronald “Damani” Howell
Ronald “Damani” Howell

Five years of this program are devoted to clinical rotations that are combined with a rigorous academic curriculum.

He graduated from NYU’s School of Medicine with honors in cell biology.

He completed a post baccalaureate pre-medicine program at City University of New York-Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn.

Dr. Howell has been presented several prestigious awards and honors including the Kappa Delta Young Investigator Award by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery; NYU’s School of Medicine Excellence in Musculoskeletal Research Award and the Louis L. Seaman Medical Student Research Grant in Microbiology, presented by the New York Academy of Medicine.

He earned his undergraduate degree at Amherst College, where he also played on the varsity basketball team as a point guard.

He also was a courtside physician at NYU and a performance physician at Madison Square Garden while attending his residency training.

“I am really excited about this opportunity,” Dr. Howell said. “During my visit, the close-knit atmosphere of the community left an impression on me. I am looking forward to having an impact on the community as I provide orthopedic care.”

To reach Dr. Howell’s office in the Oswego Health Services Center, please call 349-5820.