Christopher R. Howe, MD

Spine Surgery

Neck, Back, Spine
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Virtual Visits Available
  • Available within 1-3 Days


Christopher Howe, MD, is a board-certified and fellowship-trained spine surgeon who specializes in a wide array of spine care ranging from degenerative conditions to spine trauma and metastatic disease. He practices at POA’s Renton and Covington locations. He has a clinical focus on simple and complex surgical care of the spine and general orthopedic fracture management.

Dr. Howe’s goal is to educate patients and allow them to make an informed decision about their care and treatment options. He serves as a member on the Industrial Insurance Medical Advisory Committee for the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries.

Away from orthopedics, he enjoys spending time with his family as well as backcountry skiing, cycling, running, and international travel.

Special Recognition & Training

I am proud to be a Seattle Met Top Doctor for 2022, voted in by my colleagues in the greater Seattle area.

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Specializing in:

  • Spine Surgery


Care Center

4011 Talbot Road S Suite 300
Renton, WA 98055-5773

(425) 656-5047


Care Center

27005 168th Place SE Suite 201
Covington, WA 98042-4902

(253) 631-1591


Care Center

24060 SE Kent Kangley Road
Maple Valley, WA 98038-6801

(425) 656-5047



Program: MD
Institution: University of North Dakota

Program: Board certified
Institution: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Program: Residency
Institution: University of Washington Medical Center

Program: Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery
Institution: University of Washington Harborview


Fellow-American Academy Orthopedic Surgeons

AO Spine North America

North American Spine Society

Washington State Orthopedic Association

Industrial Insurance Medical Advisory Committee for the Washington State Department of Labor & Industry

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