Dr. Howell grew up in Tampa. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee and attended the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at the University of Connecticut.

Prior to joining Emergency Medical Associates of Tampa Bay in 2009, Dr. Howell served as a flight surgeon in the United States Air Force. He has been board certified in Emergency Medicine since 2005 and is an active member and fellow of ACEP. Dr. Howell is proudly serving as Director of Advance Practice provider for EMATB.