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Mariesa H. Howe, M.D.

Family Medicine

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2662

Office: (585) 275-2662

Fax: (585) 276-0149

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentNot Accepting New Patients

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Biography

Dr. Mariesa Howe was born in Evanston, Illinois, but spent most of her childhood in Baton Rouge, LA where her father still resides. She spent her high school years in Greenbelt, Maryland, and attended St. Mary's College of Maryland where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology with a minor in piano performance. She then worked for two years as a laboratory technician in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. In 1996 she entered the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine and graduated in 2000. Subsequently, Dr. Howe did her Family Medicine Residency at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, NY where she was Chief Resident from 2002-2003. From 2003-2005 she worked at Dartmouth-Hitchcock/Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, NH and served as the Medical Director of the Student Health Center, at Keene State University. She practiced for one year in Greece, NY at Greece Medical Associates with the University of Rochester, and at Honeoye Valley Family Practice from December 2006-February 2017. She joined University Health Service, University of Rochester, as a staff physician in April 2017.

Dr. Howe met her husband, Dr. Paul Howe, also a Family Medicine physician, during their residency in Syracuse. After practicing in New Hampshire for two years, she and her husband relocated to Rochester in the fall of 2005 to be closer to family. They also enjoy the Finger Lakes and Adirondacks. She and her husband have two grade school children which are the joys of their lives.

Dr. Howe enjoys the full scope of family practice, with a particular interest in preventative medicine. Her personal interests include gardening and cooking, travel, outdoor activities, and exploring all that Upstate New York and her local community has to offer.

Professional Background

Dr. Mariesa Howe attended St. Mary's College of Maryland where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology with a minor in piano performance. She then worked for two years as a laboratory technician in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. In 1996 she entered the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine and graduated in 2000. Subsequently, Dr. Howe did her Family Medicine Residency at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, NY where she was Chief Resident from 2002-2003. From 2003-2005 she worked at Dartmouth-Hitchcock/Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, NH and served as the Medical Director of the Student Health Center, at Keene State University. She practiced for one year in Greece, NY at Greece Medical Associates with the University of Rochester, and at Honeoye Valley Family Practice from December 2006-February 2017. She joined University Health Service, University of Rochester, as a staff physician in April 2017.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine

Education

1994
BA | St Mary's College of Maryland
Biology

2000
MD | University of Maryland, Baltimore
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2001 - 06/30/2003
Residency in Family Medicine at St. Joseph s Hospital Health Center

07/01/2000 - 06/30/2001
Internship in Family Medicine at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center

Awards

2002 - 2003
Chief Resident
Location: St. Joseph's Family Medicine Residency, Syracuse, NY.

1994
Brent Calvert Fellow, Honors Program Commendation, cum laude graduate.
Location: St. Mary's College of Maryland, MD.

Publications

Journal Articles

10/2000
Shapiro RE, Winters B, Hales M, Barnett T, Schwinn DA, Flavahan N, Berkowitz DE. "Endogenous circulating sympatholytic factor in orthostatic intolerance." Hypertension.. 2000 Oct 0; 36(4):553-60.

10/1999
Nyhan D, Gaine S, Hales M, Zanaboni P, Simon BA, Berkowitz D, Flavahan N. "Pulmonary vascular endothelial responses are differentially modulated after cardiopulmonary bypass." Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology.. 1999 Oct 0; 34(4):518-25.

8/1998
Flavahan NA, Hales MA, Aleskowitch TD, Gaine SP, Vanhoutte PM. "Alpha1L-adrenoceptors in canine pulmonary artery." Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology.. 1998 Aug 0; 32(2):308-16.

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