Dr. Howell is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with over 19 years’ experience in lower limb surgery. In addition to carrying out hip and knee replacements and revision / soft tissue surgery, he also specialises in lower limb trauma.
Dr Howell qualified from Charing Cross University Hospital, UK, then joined the Royal Navy. After a period of general duties in the Middle East and the Caribbean, he undertook orthopaedic training in the UK and Scotland, then a fellowship in revision joint surgery of the lower limb at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. After retiring from the Navy, Dr Howell was awarded an OBE by her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth (UK).
Beyond the surgical theatre, he is an examiner / examinations convener for The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, both in the UK and in other parts of the world. He adopts a holistic approach to patient care, with safety always being the top priority. Together with his patients, he creates a personalised management plan for their treatment; ensuring they feel comfortable throughout the entire process.
When he’s not at work, Dr Howell enjoys spending time with his partner Maria, who is a Consultant Anaesthetist at King’s College Hospital Dubai.