SHERIDAN — Eric B. Howell, MD, successfully completed his six-year Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Program at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, on June 24. Howell is a 2005 graduate of Sheridan High School, 2009 from the University of Wyoming  and 2013 from the University of Washington School of Medicine.

He is a candidate member of both the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, as well as Omega Alpha, Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi honors societies.

Howell has accepted a position as attending cardiac surgeon at Billings Clinic. He is the son of Rick and Becky Howell of Sheridan. He and his fiancée, Adrienne, currently reside in Billings, Montana.