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Dr. Everette Howell (Retired)

Dr. Howell is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. He is married and the father of three. Dr. Howell received his bachelor’s degree from Mississippi State University. In 1969, he received his medical degree from Vanderbilt School of Medicine. He completed his residency in neurosurgery at Vanderbilt Hospital. Dr. Howell is board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

Business Address:
Howell Allen Clinic
2011 Murphy Ave.
Suite 301
Nashville, TN 37203

Mississippi State University, Bachelor of Science Degree,
Starkville, Miss. (1966)
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine,
Nashville, Tenn. (1969)
Vanderbilt Hospital, General Surgery,
Nashville, Tenn. (1969 – 1970)
Vanderbilt Hospital, Veterans Administration and Nashville
General Hospitals, Neurosurgery,
Nashville, Tenn. (1974 – 1975)
Vanderbilt Hospital, Assistant Residency, Neurosurgery,
Nashville, Tenn. (1971 – 1974)
Vanderbilt Hospital, Assistant Residency, General Surgery,
Nashville, Tenn. (1971 – 1974)
Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgeons (1978)
Tennessee State Medical License (1978)
St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, Tenn. (Active)
The Center for Spinal Surgery, Nashville, Tenn. (Active)
Baptist Hospital, Nashville, Tenn. (Courtesy)
Centennial Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn. (Courtesy)
Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, Tenn. (Courtesy)
Skyline Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn. (Courtesy)
Nashville Academy of Medicine (1975)
Tennessee Medical Association (1975)
American Medical Association (1975)
Tennessee Foundation for Medical Care (1975)
Davidson County Foundation for Medical Care (1975)
Vanderbilt-Meacham Society (Meacham Neurosurgical
Society) (1974)
Tennessee Neurosurgical Society (1976)
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (1978)
American Board of Neurological Surgeons (1978)
American Association of Neurological Surgeons (1978)
Nashville Surgical Society (1978)
American College of Surgeons and Fellowship (1978)
Southeastern Surgical Congress (1982)
Southern Neurosurgical Society (1982)
Southern Medical Association (1986)
Baptist-St. Thomas Health Associates Board,
Nashville, Tenn. (1996 – 1998)
Multispecialty Physician Association, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (1996 – 1998)
Tennessee Army National Guard, 230th Medical Battalion,
Major (1970 – 1976)
Meacham, Cobb, Hester, Howell, Allen and Allen,
Nashville, Tenn. (1975 – 1983)
Howell Allen Clinic (1983 – Present)
Co-chairman, Department of Surgery, Centennial Medical
Center, Nashville, Tenn. (1992 – 1993)
Chief of the Division of Neurosurgery, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (1995 – 2001)
Chief of Surgery, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (2003 – 2004)
Associate Chief of Surgery, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (2001 – Present)
Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurological Surgery,
Vanderbilt Hospital, Nashville, Tenn. (1980)
Clinical Instructor of Neurological Surgery,
Vanderbilt Hospital, Nashville, Tenn. (1976)
Board Member, Center for Spinal Surgery,
Nashville, Tenn. (2005 – Present)
Medical Director, Center for Spinal Surgery,
Nashville, Tenn. (2005 – Present)
Hospital Committee, Center for Spinal Surgery,
Nashville, Tenn. (2005 – Present)
Medical Executive Committee, Center for Spinal Surgery,
Nashville, Tenn. (2005 – Present)
Compliance Committee, Center for Spinal Surgery,
Nashville, Tenn. (2007 – Present)
CEO Search Committee, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (2005)
Patient Safety Council, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (2003 – Present)
Neurosciences Education/Research Committee, St. Thomas
Hospital, Nashville, Tenn. (2002 – 2004)
Clinical Assessment Committee, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (2001 – Present)
Neurosciences Institute Advisory Board, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (2001 – 2005)
Physician Performance Review Committee, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (2001 – Present)
Strategic Planning Committee, St. Thomas Health Services Board
of Directors, St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, Tenn. (2001)
St. Thomas Health Services, Board of Director, St. Thomas
Hospital, Nashville, Tenn. (2001)
Neuroscience Advisory Board, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (2001)
Board of Directors, St. Thomas Outpatient Neurosurgical Center,
Nashville, Tenn. (2000)
Neuroscience Collaborative Team, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (2000)
Physician Strategic Planning Council, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (1999 – 2004)
Seton Society, St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, Tenn. (1998)
Stroke Task Force, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (1996 – 1997)
Medical Staff Organizational Redesign Task Force, St. Thomas
Hospital, Nashville, Tenn. (1996 – 1997)
Cost-effective Care Committee, Centennial Medical Center,
Nashville, Tenn. (1995)
PHC Credentialing Sub-Committee, PHC Finance Sub-Committee,
St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, Tenn. (1995)
St. Thomas Community Health Group, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (1995 – 1998)
Medical Staff Nominating Committee, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (1994)
Physicians Hospital Council, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (1994 – 2000)
St. Thomas Managed Care Physician Caucus, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (1993 – 1994)
Ethics Committee, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (1993 – 1994)
Orthopedic Neurosurgical Services Operations Committee,
St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, Tenn. (1992 – 1993)
Executive Committee, Centennial Medical Center,
Nashville, Tenn. (1992 – 1993)
Laser Safety Committee, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (1991 – 2001)
Board of Trustees, Centennial Medical Center,
Nashville, Tenn. (1991 – 1993)
Ethics Committee, Centennial Medical Center,
Nashville, Tenn. (1990 – 1992, 1994)
Transplant Committee, Centennial Medical Center,
Nashville, Tenn. (1990)
Mortality Review/Clinical Risk Management Committee,
St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, Tenn. (1998 – 1992)
Surgical Advisory Committee, Centennial Medical Center,
Nashville, Tenn. (1983 – 1993)
Rehabilitation Services Committee, Centennial Medical Center,
Nashville, Tenn. (1983, 1986 – 1989)
Emergency Service Committee, Operating Room Committee,
St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, Tenn. (1983 – 1984)
Program Committee, Nashville Surgical Society (1983)
Surgical Advisory Committee, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (1981 – Present)
Surgical Audit Committee, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tennessee (1981 – 1983)
Medical Executive Committee, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (1980 – 1983, 2001 – Present)
Clinical Representative to Medical Board, Vanderbilt Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (1979 – 1980)
Medical Record Committee, Vanderbilt Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (1978 – 1982)
Utilization Management Committee, St. Thomas Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (1977, 1979 – 1991)
Medical Malpractice Review Board, Tennessee Medical
Association (1977 – 1981)
Surgical Sciences Audit Committee, Vanderbilt Hospital,
Nashville, Tenn. (1976)
Sub-Investigator-A Double-Blind, Randomized, Phase I/II Study
To Evaluate the Safety of xxxx and the Effect of xxxx on the
Healing of Lumbar Spinal Fusions (2001)
Sub-Investigator-The Gliasite Radiation Therapy System as a
Boost to External Beam Radiation Therapy in Patients with
Newly Diagnosed Malignant Gliomas (2001)
Sub-Investigator-Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized,
Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study to Evaluate the Safety
and Efficacy of xxxx in Patients with Neuropathic Pain due To
Radiculopathy (2002)
Sub-Investigator-PROLONG A Prospective Look at Outcomes
Nationally with Gliadel Wafer (2001)
Sub-Investigator-A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled
Study of xxxx To Improve Memory in Patients Suffering from
Anterior Communicating Artery Syndrome (2001)
Sub-Investigator-Performance of the xxxx Cervical Fusion
Device (2001)