Dr. Omowunmi Braithwaite joined the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the American Hospital in January 2010. Before her appointment in Dubai, she was a senior substantive consultant in London where she had a large practice at North West London Hospitals NHS Trust and was the head of emergency Gynaecology , Gynaecology ultrasound and lead clinician for Obstetrics. She also had a large private practice at the prestigious Harley Street in London
Dr. Braithwaite qualified in 1986 and also has a B.Sc degree in Human Physiology. She trained in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the South West London rotation obtaining her membership in OBGYN (MRCOG) from the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 1995. Dr. Braithwaite then did a post membership training in Gynaecology Ultrasound scan with Professor Davor at Kings College Hospital London. She obtained her certificate of specialist training in OBGYN in 1999 and was awarded the fellowship by the Royal College in 2007
Dr. Braithwaite had 10 years experience as a substantive consultant in London before arriving in Dubai. She also has extensive experience in obstetrics and gynaecology having carried out thousands of ultrasound scans, operations and deliveries. She has participated in research in her field and given several lectures in her field. While she was in London she taught students from Imperial medical school, the largest medical school in the UK. She is a well-respected world-renowned OBGYN specialist
Dr. Braithwaite sees patients with a wide range of gynaecological problems such as ectopics, bleeding during pregnancy, early pregnancy ultrasound scans and fibroids screening for ovarian cancer, to name a few. She also runs a busy obstetrics practice delivering babies, including high risk pregnancies on a daily basis
Dr. Braithwaite is the Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at the American Hospital Dubai.
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