Galen E. Howard, M.D.

Galen Howard, M.D. Urology Clinics of North Texas
Galen E. Howard, M.D.
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Galen E. Howard, M.D.

Board-Certified Urologist

Dr Howard completed his Urology training at The University of Texas Health Science Center in 2007. Since then he has been providing a broad spectrum of urologic care to both men and women in Denton, Texas. He provides medical and surgical options for the treatment of prostate enlargement, kidney stones, urinary incontinence, low testosterone, and erectile dysfunction. He also offers screening as well as therapies for cancer of the prostate, bladder, kidney or testicle. He enjoys educating his patients about their condition so they can make informed choices regarding all options.

Employment

  • August, 2007 – Urology Practice – Denton, Texas
    3204 Colorado Blvd
    Denton, Texas 76210

Postgraduate Training

  • 2003-2007 – University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Texas – Resident in Urologic Surgery – MD Anderson Cancer Center, Hermann Memorial Hospital, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital
  • 2002-2003 – University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Texas – Intern in General Surgery, Hermann Memorial Hospital, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital

Education

  • 1998-2002 – Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas – Doctor of Medicine, May, 2002
  • 1994-1998 – Wheaton College Wheaton, Illinois – Bachelor of Science in Biology, summa cum laude, May, 1998

Honors and Awards

  • 2009-present – Diplomate of the American Board of Urology
  • 2011-2012 – Patient’s Choice Award
  • 2000 – Honors in Basic Science Curriculum, Baylor College of Medicine
  • 1999-2002 – Uretek USA Inc, Full Academic Scholarship
  • 1998-present – Scholastic Honor Society, Wheaton College
  • 1997-1998 – Dr. T.F. Kinley Scholarship
  • 1994-1998 – Dean’s List, Wheaton College
  • 1994-1998 – President’s Award, Wheaton College

Research

  • 2006 – Howard G, Wood C. Staging refinements in renal cell carcinoma. Curr Opin Urol 16: 317-320. 2006.
  • 2001-2002 – Research Assistant – Seth Lerner MD, Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine. Developed patient database for tissue microarray to be used in the study of molecular markers of bladder cancer to predict BCG response.
  • 1997-1998 – Research Fellow – David S. Bruce PhD, Department of Biology, Wheaton College. Elucidation of receptor pharmacology of the Hibernation Induction Trigger molecule using the mouse vas deferens model. Presented at Experimental Biology 98, in San Francisco, Ca.

Professional Society Memberships

  • 2018-present – Vice-Chair Department of Surgery – Medical City Denton
  • 2016-present – Surgical Advisory Committee – Medical City Denton
  • 2016-present – Professional Performance Committee – Medical City Denton
  • 2016-present – Medical Executive Committee – Baylor Surgicare Denton
  • 2013-2014 – Denton County Medical Society, President
  • 2011-2012 – Denton County Medical Society, Vice President
  • 2007-2018 – North Texas Independent Physicians Association
  • 2007-present – Denton County Medical Society
  • 2006-2009 – Sexual Medicine Society of North America
  • 2004-2008 – American Association of Clinical Urologists
  • 2003-present – American Urologic Association
  • 2002-2007 – Houston Surgical Society
  • 1998-2007 – Harris County Medical Society
  • 1998-present – Texas Medical Association

Personal

Outside interests include all things outdoors, including hunting, fishing, and hiking. Married with two daughters and a son.

  • Prostate cancer
  • Elevated PSA
  • Enlarged prostate
  • Kidney stones
  • Incontinence
  • Overactice bladder
  • Urinary tract infections (UTI)
  • Urinary disorders
  • Painful urination
  • Nightime urination (nocturia)
  • Urologic tumors
  • Blood in urine
  • Bladder infection
  • Bladder diseases, including cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • No-scalpel vasectomy
  • Rezum
  • Botox
  • InterStim
  • Cystoscopy
  • Kidney stone treatment
  • Resection of bladder tumors
  • Testopel
  • Prostate cancer treatment
  • Incontinence treatments