Steven Howe, MD

Steven Howe, MD

Steven Howe, MD

41721 Avenida Ortega Temecula, CA 92592

About the Expert

Steven Howe, MD, is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon who specializes in treating a wide range of cardiovascular diseases, including aortic valve disease, coronary artery disease, and other peripheral and major vascular conditions. Dr. Howe performs adult cardiothoracic surgery, including peripheral and major vascular surgery, thoracic and abdominal endovascular surgery and thoracic trauma surgery.

Areas of Expertise

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Critical Care
  • Thoracic Trauma Surgery

Expert's Profile

Dr. Howe serves as surgical director of cardiothoracic surgery at Temecula Valley Hospital through a clinical collaboration between UC San Diego Health and Temecula Valley Hospital.

Dr. Howe previously served as an attending surgeon at Naval Medical Center San Diego and as a battalion surgeon with the Naval Mobile Construction Battalions, deployed to Guam and Spain. He was also a Carrier Group 7 surgeon deployed to the Persian Gulf on the carrier USS John C. Stennis.

He completed his cardiovascular and thoracic surgery residency at UC San Diego and his general surgery residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego. He earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and his master’s degree in anatomy and cell biology at Albany Medical College. He is board-certified in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

Dr. Howe is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and American College of Chest Physicians. He is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Western Thoracic Surgical Association.

Personal Achievements


  • Georgetown School of Medicine
  • Naval Medical Center San Diego
  • University of California San Diego
  • Albany Medical College


  • California
  • Louisiana

Special Training

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery


  • Society of Thoracic Surgery
  • Western Thoracic Surgical Association
  • Fellow of American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of College of Chest Physicians

Military service

  • Commander Naval Medical Officer 1990-2003

Listed in the Following States

Steven Howe, MD is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: All US Regions and States, Canada (all Provinces).