Ophthalmologist Quad Cities | Michael Howcroft, MD | ESAPC

Quad Cities Ophthalmologist Michael Howcroft, M.D.

Conditions Treated:

  • Diseases of the Retina and Vitreous

Interests:

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Retinal Vascular Disease
  • Uveitis

Location(s):

  • Bettendorf, IA
  • Rock Island, IL

Education:

  • Medical School: The University of Toronto, Doctor of Medicine with Honors
  • Internship: Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal Quebec
  • Residency: University of Toronto Teaching Hospitals, Diploma in Ophthalmic Science
  • Fellowships: University of Toronto, St. Michael’s Hospital, Vitreoretinal Surgery

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Vitreoretinal Surgery and Echography

Certifications:

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Presentations, Posters, Special Lectures:

  • Howcroft, MJ: Pseudophakic Retinal Detachment – Risks, Diagnosis, and Current Management.  The Walter Wright Meeting, December 1-2, 2000.  Toronto, Ontario.
  • Howcroft, MJ: Ontario Master’s Club, Panel Participation on Age-Related Macula Degeneration.  August 10-12, 2001, Huntsville, Ontario.
  • Howcroft, MJ: Management of Posterior Segment Complications of Cataract Surgery.  The Walter Wright Meeting, December 7, 2001, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Arbisser, LB. Howcroft MJ, Lippman, J, Rose A: Comprehensive Strategy for Unplanned Vitrectomy Technique For the Anterior Segment Surgeon.  American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Meeting, April 12-16, 2003, San Francisco, California.
  • Arbisser, LB, Howcroft MJ, Rose, A: Comprehensive Strategy For Unplanned Vitrectomy Technique for the Anterior Segment Surgeon.  American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Meeting, May 2, 2004, San Diego, California.
  • Arbisser, LB, Howcroft MJ, Rose A: Comprehensive Strategy For Unplanned Vitrectomy Technique for the AnteriorSegment Surgeon.  American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Meeting, April 18, 2005, Washington, C.
  • Arbisser, LB, Howcroft MJ, Rose A: Comprehensive Strategy For Unplanned Vitrectomy Technique for the Anterior Segment Surgeon.  American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting, October 18, 2005, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Arbisser, LB, Howcroft MJ, Rose A: Comprehensive Strategy For Unplanned Vitrectomy Technique for the Anterior Segment Surgeon.  American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Meeting, March 20, 2006, San Francisco, California.
  • Arbisser, LB, Howcroft MJ, Rose A: Comprehensive Strategy For Unplanned Vitrectomy Technique for the Anterior Segment Surgeon.  American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting, November 13, 2006, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Arbisser, LB, Howcroft MJ, Rose A: Comprehensive Strategy For Unplanned Vitrectomy Technique for the Anterior Segment Surgeon.  American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Meeting, April 28, 2007, San Diego, California.
  • Surgical Skills Transfer Lab – Pars Plana Vitrectomy for the Anterior Segment Surgeon. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Meeting, April 30, 2007, San Diego,
  • Arbisser, LB, Howcroft MJ, Rose A: Comprehensive Strategy For Unplanned Vitrectomy Technique for the Anterior Segment Surgeon.  American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting, November 13, 2007, New Orleans, LA
  • Arbisser, LB, Howcroft MJ, Rose A: Comprehensive Strategy For Unplanned Vitrectomy Technique for the Anterior Segment Surgeon.  American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Meeting, April 6, 2008, Chicago, IL.
  • Arbisser, LB, Howcroft MJ, Rose A: Comprehensive Strategy For Unplanned Vitrectomy Technique for the Anterior Segment Surgeon.  American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Meeting, April 5, 2009, San Francisco CA
  • Arbisser, LB, Howcroft MJ: Comprehensive Strategy For Unplanned Vitrectomy Technique for the Anterior Segment Surgeon. American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting, Oct. 2009, San Francisco CA
  • Arbisser, LB, Howcroft MJ: Comprehensive Strategy For Unplanned Vitrectomy Technique for the Anterior Segment Surgeon. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Meeting, April 10, 2010, Boston MA
  • Surgical Skills Transfer Lab – Pars Plana Vitrectomy for the Anterior Segment Surgeon. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Meeting, April 11, 2010, Boston MA
  • Arbisser, LB, Howcroft MJ: Comprehensive Strategy For Unplanned Vitrectomy Technique for the Anterior Segment Surgeon. American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting, Oct. 2010, Chicago IL
  • Arbisser, LB, Howcroft MJ: Comprehensive Strategy For Unplanned Vitrectomy Technique for the Anterior Segment Surgeon. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Meeting, March 27, 2011 San Diego CA
  • Surgical Skills Transfer Lab – Pars Plana Vitrectomy for the Anterior Segment Surgeon. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Meeting, March 27, 2011 San Diego, CA
  • Arbisser, LB, Howcroft MJ: Comprehensive Strategy For Unplanned Vitrectomy Technique for the Anterior Segment Surgeon. American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting, Oct. 2011, Orlando FL
  • Arbisser, LB, Howcroft MJ: Comprehensive Strategy For Unplanned Vitrectomy Technique for the Anterior Segment Surgeon. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Meeting, April 21, Chicago IL
  • Surgical Skills Transfer Lab – Pars Plana Vitrectomy for the Anterior Segment Surgeon. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Meeting, April 22, Chicago IL

Activities and Honors:

  • 2003-2008 “Best Doctors in America”
  • 2015 American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award in recognition of his contributions of teaching and paper/course presentations at the AAO meetings.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Scott County Medical Society
  • The American Society of Retina Specialists

Contact Us

Bettendorf
Outside Our Bettendorf Location

Main Office

777 Tanglefoot Lane
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

(563) 323-2020
Geneseo
Outside Our Geneseo Location

422 South State Street
Geneseo, Illinois 61254

(309) 944-8888
Muscatine Satellite
Outside Our Muscatine Satellite

Located in The Vision Center

1700 Park Avenue
Muscatine, Iowa 52761

(563) 263-2020
Rock Island
Outside Our Rock Island Office

Main Office

4731 45th Street Court
Rock Island, Illinois 61201

(309) 793-2020