Dr Gowri is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, and a Fetal Medicine Specialist with over 23 years experience in her specialty. She graduated from the University of Melbourne Australia, having obtained a merit scholarship based on her academic excellence. She completed her post-graduate Consultant-training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in London, that lead to her CCT in 2007. Dr Gowri spent 3 years undergoing sub-specialty training in Fetal Medicine under the mentorship of Professor Kypros Nicolaides at King’s College Hospital London UK. She was awarded a Fellowship from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRCOG) in 2013.
Dr Gowri’s leadership career has progressed in parallel with her clinical career over the last 11 years in the UAE. She was made the Director of the Fetal Medicine Unit which she set-up at Corniche Hospital in Abu Dhabi (2007-2014). In 2014 she joined Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women’s and Children in Abu Dhabi as the Head of Department for Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Fetal Medicine and was subsequently made Chair of Women’s Services. In October 2017, she joined King’s College Hospital London in the UAE as the Associate Chief Medical Officer for the Division of Women’s and Children, and today leads as the Chief Medical Officer.
Dr Gowri has received numerous Medical Distinction as well as Royal-accredited awards during her career in the UAE. She has contributed immensely in her field of Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine, has a well-respected name in the region, and has personally trained doctors in the field of Fetal Medicine in the UAE. Dr Gowri actively participates in conferences and was the preceptor for the Fetal Medicine ATSM (Advanced Training Skills Module) brought in from London, the first accredited by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists outside of the UK. She is an Adjunct Faculty Member for Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), Dubai.
Dr Gowri lives in Dubai with her husband and son. She enjoys practicing Bikram Yoga during her free time.