Dr. Howard has a wide experience as a consultant chest physician for over 50 years and as a medico legal expert in the field for 30 years. He’s trained in the legal aspects of giving evidence in court and in the responsibilities of medical-legal reporting, a single joint expert and joint reports.


Key Facts:

  • Acts for both the claimant and defendant
  • Current instructions over 100 per year
  • Consults from rooms in Sheffield
  • Will undertake domiciliary visits throughout England and Wales


Curriculum Vitae – Dr Peter Howard D.M (Oxon), F.R.C.P


Medical Experience

  • Consultant Physician in Chest Diseases and General Medicine
  • Former Reader in Medicine, University of Sheffield
  • Former head of department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield
  • Former managing editor of the European Respiratory Journal and European Respiratory Review



    • BM, BCh (1960), DM (1967), FRCP (1972)
      • DM (Oxon) FRCP
      • Revalidated 2006
      • Appraised 2015


Membership of professional bodies

    • European Respiratory Society
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
    • British Thoracic Society, BMA
    • British Medical Association
    • Approved by the Law Society as a medical expert
    • 40 year experience of consultant respiratory medicine



    • 130 Major papers in Peer Reviewed Journal on Respiratory disease
    • 50 Important published abstracts on Respiratory disease
    • 3 UK and European Government Working Parties on Respiratory health
    • 8 Books or part textbooks on Respiratory disease