1802 Braeburn Drive
Salem, VA 24153
Phone: (540) 444-WELL (9355)
Toll-free: 1-866-244-9355

Athena A. Howard, MD

Athena A. Howard, MD

Hospital Affiliation:  LewisGale Hospital Montgomery

Physician Rating

Recommendation Rating 4.5
883 reviews

Exam Thorough: 4.6 Provider Answers: 4.6 Provider Concern: 4.7 Wait Reasonable: 3.8

Each patient’s experience at our practice is important to us. As we strive to provide the highest level of care, we value feedback on all aspects of the patient experience. This Medical GPS patient experience survey measures patient satisfaction from the time the appointment was made to the time the patient spent with the provider.

  • Exam Thorough: The Exam Thorough rating reflects how satisfied patients were at the thoroughness and completeness of their examination and treatment.
  • Provider Answers:The Provider Answers rating shows the level of patient satisfaction on how the provider was able to answer questions and fully explain treatment.
  • Provider Concern: Provider concern measures the extent to which patients agree they were treated with courtesy, respect and concern throughout the entire examination.
  • Recommend: The Recommendation rating reflects patients’ overall likelihood of recommending their provider to friends or family members.
  • Wait Reasonable: This rating measures patient satisfaction on the total time spent waiting for the provider.


Medical Education & Training

Medical School: West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV
Residency: West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV - Internal Medicine
Specialty Board Certifications: Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine

Procedures and Conditions

Procedures: Pap Smears. Conditions: Adult wellness care, male & female annual physicals, pap smear exams, cardiovascular disease, diabetes care, hypertension, cholesterol management, acid reflux disease, urinary infections and musculoskeletal problems.



Athena A. Howard, MD


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Athena A. Howard, MD

Office Locations

LewisGale Physicians
614 East Main Street
Radford, VA 24141
Phone: (540) 731-1600
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8 am � 4:30 pm, Wednesday 8 a.m. � Noon