Candace Howe, M.D. is a board certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist. Dr. Howe
completed medical school and residency at the University of CA, Los Angeles, David
Geffen School of Medicine.
Dr Howe excelled in medical school at UCLA where she was awarded many
scholarships and awards such as the Stafford Warren, Mellinkoff, Carol Birch, and Hillel
Medical scholar awards. She served on the Admission’s Committee and the Doctoring
training courses. She began to develop her political advocacy skills and was a director
for the 2000 UCLA Health Care Symposium which sought to bring awareness and
understanding for the need for health care reform.
Dr Howe completed four years of residency at UCLA where she was involved in
research and authored many journal articles and book chapters in Gynecologic
Oncology and chronic pelvic pain. She was given the Senior Resident Research
Project Award and the Chief Resident Teaching award. She completed a mission to
Eritrea, Africa to provide advanced vaginal surgery. Dr. Howe completed an externship
in Guadalajara, Mexico and worked in many clinics serving the Latino community and is
proficient in Spanish.
Since Residency, Dr. Howe served as attending physician at the Ventura County
Medical Center where she educated family medicine residents. She served as the
Department Chief from 2009 to 2010. Her accomplishments included the development
of the Santa Paula clinic with specialization in chronic pelvic pain, high risk pregnancy,
infertility, urogynecology, and menopause management.
Dr. Howe’s goals are to give thorough, compassionate and evidence based care to her
patients. She strives to provide personalized, comprehensive medical and surgical
treatment for patients with chronic pelvic pain.
Candace is the mother of two children and with her husband Luis is delighted to
return to Orange county to be closer to the rest of her family.
She enjoys skiing, running, playing with her children and her dog and spending time with friends and family.