All of us here at the Medical Pavilion at Howard County strive to deliver the best in health care to our patients. We welcome questions about your treatment, because we believe an informed patient makes informed decisions about their health care and that of their loved ones.
If you have a medical issue, we urge you not to self-diagnose, or begin self-treating without consulting a medical professional. If you have been diagnosed with a medical issue, we hope that some of the links on this page will help you better understand your medical condition and your options for treatment. When researching medical conditions and treatments, it is best to stick with the professional organizations and patient education organizations for the most reliable information.
Patient Education Resources
This list of patient education resources is by no means comprehensive, but it gives patients and their families a starting point.
Cardiology CardioSmart from the American College of Cardiology., and The American Heart Association are both good places to start for patient information.
Obstetrics & Gynecology The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has information you can trust on women’s healthcare.
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery The American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons has a nice collection of information on the various procedures they perform.
Plastic Surgery The American Society of Plastic Surgeons offers plastic surgery information for patients.. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery is also a good resource to learn more about various cosmetic procedures