"I make each patient feel as though he or she is my only patient. I explain my patient's medical conditions and answer all questions in a way they can understand. Effective communication ensures my patient's success with their treatment plan."
Dr. Shawn M. Howell is a board-certified interventional cardiologist with a particular interest in women's health. A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Dr. Howell earned a bachelor of science from Loyola College and her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She then completed a residency in internal medicine at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, PA, where she served as a chief resident.
While pursuing fellowship training in cardiology and interventional cardiology at The George Washington University Hospital, Dr. Howell served as chief fellow of cardiology. She is currently an attending physician at The George Washington Hospital, where she received a service excellence award in 2012. She also has privileges at Washington Hospital Center, Providence Hospital, Washington Adventist Hospital and Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Maryland.
She is active in community outreach programs and educates people about the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Dr. Howell has been treating patients in the DC metro area since 2005. Dr. Howell is married. Her husband is an attorney and founder of The Holloman Law Group. They have one child- Mufasa- a fiesty and spoiled rotten Australian Silky Terrier, who is the apple of her eye. Dr. Howell is an avid animal lover and enjoys traveling to the Carribean.