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Geisinger
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Physicians call:1.800.332.8901
Patients call:1.800.275.6401


This physician sees patients at the following locations:


Rheumatology Lewistown
21 Geisinger Ln
Lewistown, PA 17044
Rheumatology Lock Haven
955 Bellefonte Ave
Lock Haven, PA 17745
Rheumatology Moshannon Valley Philipsburg
210 Medical Center Drive
Philipsburg, PA 16866
Rheumatology Patton Forest State College
2520 Greentech Dr
State College, PA 16803
Howard J. Aylward Jr., MD

Practicing Specialties:

  • Rheumatology, Board Certified, 1978

Medical School:

  • Vanderbilt U., School of Medicine 1970

Internship:

  • Indiana University Medical Center 1971

Residency:

  • St. John's Mercy Medical Center 1973
  • St. John's Mercy Medical Center 1976

Fellowship:

  • University Hospitals and Clinics - Columbia, MO 1975
    Rheumatology

Clinical Interests:

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Osteoarthritis
Arthritis
Osteoporosis
Bone Density Testing (DXA scan)
Psoriatic Arthritis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Gout
Pseudogout
Polymyalgia Rheumatica
Temporal Arteritis
Vasculitis
Systemic Lupus
Raynauds

Professional Memberships:

  • American College of Rheumatology
  • International Society of Clinical Densitometry

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Geisinger Lewistown Hospital
  • Mount Nittany Medical Center