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Maura Howe


Pediatric nurse practitioner
Sunday baker, warm weather hiker and dog lover

Maura Howe is a pediatric nurse practitioner who cares for children with disorders of the digestive system. She specializes in treating gastroesophageal reflux, celiac disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, irritable bowel syndrome, obesity and fatty liver disease. She has a special interest in care of children with feeding difficulties and failure to thrive, as well as those who struggle with chronic abdominal pain and constipation.

Howe earned a master of public health degree in epidemiology at the University of California, Los Angeles. She completed her master's degree in nursing in the UCSF School of Nursing's pediatric nurse practitioner program.

  • Education

    UCLA, MPH, Epidemiology, 2010

    UCSF, MS, Nursing, 2013

  • Board Certifications

    Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB)

I believe the best patient care involves a mix of science, flexibility and good communication.

Where I see patients (5)

    Fetal surgery firsts

    The first open fetal surgery in the world was performed at UCSF in the early 1980s.

    Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for this type of care. Not all providers at UCSF are covered by every insurance plan.