Mr David Howe

Qualifications

FRCS, ORL-HNS, DipMedSci

GMC number: 4605588

Practicing since: 1999

Specialties

ENT (Otolaryngology)

Consultation times

  • Friday afternoons
  • Overview

Or call us on

0121 704 7622

About

Mr Howe is an established consultant ENT / Head and Neck Surgeon with an interest in thyroid and parathyroid surgery. 

Mr Howe trained at Birmingham University Medical School. Following successful specialist training in the UK, he completed the prestigious Head and Neck fellowship in Adelaide South Australia in 2010. On return to the UK in 2010 he commenced his consultant practice, both in Birmingham and later Coventry.

He has developed a successful practice in minimal access surgery particularly with regard to parathyroid surgery minimising visible scars.

Mr Howe has an interest in endoscopic sinus surgery including balloon sinuplasty and frontal sinus surgery. He also collaborates with neurosurgical colleagues to provide an endoscopic pituitary service.

In 2014 Mr Howe, in collaboration with colleagues, introduced a trans-oral robotic service for early stage head an neck cancers which has been successful in minimising the side effects of cancer treatment whilst still effectively removing the cancer.

Special interests

  • Thyroid / Parathyroid Surgery
  • Neck lumps
  • Salivary gland disease
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Trans-nasal oesphagoscopy
  • Navigation assisted balloon sinus dilation
  • General and paediatric ENT

Other interests

Trans-oral robotic surgery

Personal interests

Mr Howe is a keen cyclist and triathlete. His other interests are golf and spending time with his young family. Occasionally when he gets a chance - the odd game of golf.

Languages spoken

English

Treatments and tests offered by Mr David Howe at Nuffield Health

  • Parotid gland removal (parotidectomy)
  • Parotid surgery
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Antral washout
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Deviated septum (Septoplasty)
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)
  • Grommet insertion
  • Submandibular gland removal
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Head and neck oncology
  • Head and neck surgery
  • Turbinectomy

Locations Mr David Howe works with

Related experience

Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
  • British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons
  • Royal Society of Medicine

Other post held

  • Consultant ENT / Head and Neck Surgeon, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire

Insurers Mr David Howe works with

Mr David Howe works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • Medical Care Direct
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA

Declaration

Mr David Howe does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr David Howe does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr David Howe does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.