Howe, Mr David
DM FRCOG FRCS(Ed)
Fetal and maternal medicine
Training and education
- Undergraduate training in Bristol.
- Post-graduate training in obstetrics and gynaecology, Wessex.
- Sub-specialty training, Birmingham Women's Hospital.
Mr Howe has worked for the Trust since February 1996. He is responsible for complex fetal problems and prenatal diagnosis, and runs a clinic for mothers carrying monochorionic twins. He is also the obstetric lead for the joint obstetric cardiac clinic for mothers with heart problems.
Alongside his role as a consultant in obstetrics, Mr Howe is a honorary senior lecturer in fetomaternal medicine.
- Establishing the Wessex fetal and maternal medicine service.
- Clinical director for obstetrics and gynaecology, 2001 to 2006.
- Divisional director of women and children’s services, 2006 to 2007.
- Developing a sub-specialty service and sub-specialty training programme in fetal and maternal medicine.
- Blyth M, Howe D, Gnanapragasam J, Wellesley D. The hidden mortality of transposition of the great arteries and survival advantage provided by prenatal diagnosis. BJOG 2008;115:1096-100
- Howe DT, Michailidis GD. Intraperitoneal transfusion in severe, early-onset Rh isoimmunization. Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2007;110:880-4
- Michailidis GD, Hourihane JO, Sievers R, O'Donnell AI, Howe DT. In-utero pericardiocentesis to treat fetal hydrops caused by X-linked chronic granulomatous disease. Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2006;28(1):117-9
- Wellesley D, Boyle T, Barber J, Howe DT. Retrospective audit of different antenatal screening policies for Down's syndrome in eight district general hospitals in one health region. BMJ. 2002;325:15.