Dr Sylvia How

MB, MMed


Independent medical practitioner providing services to patients from Wide Bay Anaesthesia Specialists.

Medical practitioner with specialist training in anaesthesia and intensive care.

Dr Sylvia How is a specialist doctor providing anaesthesia to patients for operations and procedures. She chooses the appropriate anaesthetics, monitors patients’ wellbeing during the procedures, supervises their recovery, and provides further medical support post-surgery as needed.

Dr How achieved her Bachelor of Medicine from the University of Newcastle in 2006. She was attracted to Critical Care Medicine very early on in her career, which led her to working across several tertiary intensive care units in NSW and Gold Coast, Queensland.

Dr How moved to Queensland to complete her anaesthetic training and is a Fellow of ANZCA Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists since 2017. That same year, she also obtained her Master of Medicine (Perioperative Medicine) from Monash University.

She developed special interest in Obstetric Anaesthesia during her training having completed a Provisional Fellowship at the Brisbane Mater Mothers’ Hospital. She also completed a second Provisional Fellowship with exposure to major Orthopaedic and Bariatric surgery in Queens Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital Brisbane.

Today, Dr How is a visiting anaesthetist for Friendlies Society Private Hospital and Mater Hospital Bundaberg, and as part of the Wide Bay Anaesthesia Services team is committed to providing the very best in medical care to her patients.

Further information and resources:

Australian Society of Anaesthetists

Dr Sylvia How

Consulting from

Wide Bay Anaesthesia Specialists

Suite #107, Level 1, The Friendlies Medical Suites
70 - 72 Crofton Street, Bundaberg QLD 4670

P (07) 4151 6255

F (07) 4151 4961