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.
r. Anthony Brignoni is a Board Certified Gynecologist and Obstetrician by the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology (FACOG). Dr. Brignoni is trained, certified and specialises in Minimally invasive Laparoscopic surgery, Urogynecology, pelvic reconstructive surgery, Davinci Robotic surgery and female cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Brignoni graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. in Biology and obtained his medical degree at the Ponce School of Medicine, in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the New York Infirmary at the Beekman Downtown Hospital in New York, N.Y.. Dr Brignoni joined the the medical staff of Peace River Regional Medical Center and the Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte, Florida in 1991. He has operated a successful OB/GYN private practice since 1991, expanding into Cosmetic surgery in 2005 opening the Brignoni Cosmetogynecology Center in Port Charlotte.
Dr. Brignoni has delivered more than 6,000 babies and has performed thousands of Gynecology and Cosmetic surgeries.
Certified Minimaly invasive Laparoscopic Surgery which greatly reduces recovery time and minimizes surgical health risks with aesthetically pleasing incisions.
In addition to the American College of Obstetric & Gynecology, Dr. Brignoni is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the International Society of Cosmetogynecology, and the American Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons.
Dr. Rajalakshmi did her MRCOG in 1994 and subsequently completed her CCST in 2000 from UK. From 1998 – 1999, she worked as a Senior Registrar at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, UK. She worked as Locum Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynecology from July 2003 to June 2004 at various hospitals in the UK. Prior to joining American Hospital Dubai, Dr. Rajalakshmi was working as a Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Raji Maternity Hospital, Kerala, India.
Dr. Daisy Koh graduated from the University of Dundee, UK with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree in 1999. She obtained her Membership from the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (MRCOG), UK in 2005. She completed her CCT (Completion of Certificate of Specialist Training) in UK in 2009. She was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine by the University of Dundee, UK in 2011. Prior to joining us, Dr. Koh worked, since January 2010, as a Consultant Obstetrician at St. James University Hospital, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, UK.
Dr. Koh specializes in maternity care. She has special interests in multiple pregnancy and maternal medicine. She also sees high risk obstetric women for pre-pregnancy counseling. She is highly experienced at managing a busy labor ward and believes in the promotion of normal birth. She is highly skilled in performing normal vaginal delivery, assisted vaginal delivery (forceps or ventouse) and cesarean section. Dr Koh is passionate in delivering one to one patient centered and evidence based care.
Dr. Wendy Noble obtained her CCST in Obstetrics and Gynecology from UK in 2000. She was awarded Membership to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (UK) in 1994, and her Fellowship in 2007. She graduated from the University of Leicester (UK) with her Medical Degree in 1985 having previously done a degree in Biological Chemistry from the University of Essex (UK).
Dr. Wendy worked from June 2014 as a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist and Head of Department at Taiba Hospital in Kuwait prior to joining the American Hospital. Previously she worked for 14 years as a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist at the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, and the Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital. She was the Lead Obstetrician for the Delivery Suite for 7 years and set up hospital and community clinics in ambulatory gynecology and reproductive health. She chaired the Senior Medical Staffs Committee for the Hull Hospitals NHS Trust.
Dr Wendy has also been active in other areas of Obstetrics and Gynecology having been an examiner for the General Medical Council (UK). She has been an editor for educational materials and participated on committees for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She has routinely taught at the Hull York Medical School and been a supervisor for Obstetrics and Gynecology postgraduate specialty trainees.
Dr Wendy is interested in female health and preventative care and screening at all ages from young teenagers to the post menopause. She manages menstrual problems, pelvic prolapse, vulval problems, cosmetic gynaecology, polycystic ovarian syndrome, fibroids, contraception as well as sexually transmitted diseases. She performs routine abdominal, vaginal and laparoscopic surgery.
In Obstetrics she cares for women with routine pregnancy, twins and triplets, and breech presentation, as well as higher risk pregnancies complicated with antepartum bleeding, placenta previa, diabetes, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, cardiac problems, obesity etc. She performs routine vaginal delivery, forceps, vacuum, and caesarean section.
Dr Wendy is married and has 4 adult daughters. She enjoys family times, reading, walking her dog and travelling.
Dr. Zachariah obtained her Membership from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist (MRCOG) in 2006. She completed her CCT in 2010. In 2002, she did her Masters in Obstetrics and Gynecology from India. Her basic medical training is from Christian Medical College, Vellore, India (1994).
Prior to joining us, Dr. Zachriah worked, since December 2011, as Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University Hospital of North Durham, Durham, UK. From August 2010 to October 2011, she worked as a locum Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle, UK.