Practice Procedures for COVID-19

Dr. Paul Howard Plastic Surgery has resumed in-person patient care during regular business hours.

The saftety and health of our patients and office staff is paramount and we recognize areas of responsibility to maintain our plastic fantastic atmosphere that has been built on exceptional patient care in a confidential and safe environment.

To identify and limit potential exposure to COVID-19, we are taking the following precautions:

  • Follow all National and local guidelines for sanitation and hygiene at all times.
  • Screen staff members daily for any symptoms. This includes daily temperature checks.
  • Staff members will be required to wear a face mask.
  • Our office will provide hand sanitizer throughout our office. Employees are required to wash hands before and after every patient encounter.
  • Appointments will be scheduled so that only one patient is present in our office at a time. For your safety, every exam room is cleaned and disinfected after every patient encounter.
  • Patients are asked not to enter our office if they are experiencing any symtoms as outlined by the CDC.
  • We respectfully request our patients to wear a mask to their appointment. Due to the nature of your office visit, we recognize it will be necessary for patients to remove their mask in order to address their cosmetic goals. If you need a mask, please let us know and we will be happy to provide one for you.
  • Patients are asked to sanitize their hands upon entering our office. For your convenience, we have hand sanitizer available in the waiting room, and optional disposable gloves.
  • Patients scheduled for outpatient surgery at Grandview Hospital will be required to complete pre-admission testing approximately one week before your scheduled surgery. For your convenience, there is no charge for this pre-admit screening and will include COVID-19 testing.
  • We ask patients to please arrive to your appointment on time and please do not arrive early.

  • Our staff has worked tirelessly to utilize guidelines from multiple sources, such as the CDC, to make our office and surgical facility safe. By adhereing to these protocols, we hope to maintain patient and staff safety until this new normal ceases. Thank you for your cooperation and please let us know if you have any questions.