Peter J. Howard, MD Independent Medical Examiner

Contact this IME Doctor

  • Company: Florida Sports, Orthopaedics, and Spine Medicine
  • Phone: (727) 787-5577
  • Fax: (727) 781-7757
  • Website:

Other Locations: New Port Richey, FL

Specialty 1: Orthopedics

Specialty 2: Sports Medicine

Specialty Focus: Dr. Howard specializes in sports medicine, and arthroscopy of the shoulder, hip, knee, ankle, and elbow. Expertise includes rotator cuff repairs, cartilage transplants, meniscus injuries, ACL injuries, shoulder dislocations, hip impingement, fractures, Tommy John surgery, and arthritis care.

Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine

License(s): FL

Years in Practice: 4

IME Certification: ABOS Certified

IME Training: SEAK

Additional Information

Dr. Howard’s areas of interest include the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and biologic therapies. Extensively trained, Dr. Howard currently helps care for MLB and MiLB athletes, and has past experience caring for NFL, NBA, MLS, NASA astronaut corps, and NCAA athletes. He is a principal reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine, one of the most prominent orthopaedic journals. Dr. Howard is FDA certified in the MACI cartilage transplant procedure. Dr. Howard's office has a legal coordinator for interaction with your team to coordinate depositions, IMEs, and trials. Dr. Howard is willing to travel throughout the state. Trained and willing to help solve your legal questions.