Dr. Pooja Vaswani
Specialist Obstetrics and Gynaecology Obstetrics & Gynaecology
- Medical Education:
Dr. Pooja Vaswani is a highly experienced Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with over 30 years of experience in the field. She speaks fluent Arabic, as she has worked in the Middle East for over 19 years including countries like UAE and Sultanate of Oman.
She received her medical degree (MBBS) from Government Medical College, Nagpur, India in 1985 and obtained her postgraduate degree (MD) in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the year 1992 from the prestigious Indira Gandhi Govt. Medical College, Nagpur, India.
She then completed her MRCOG from the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, UK in 2005 followed by Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery from Laparoscopy Hospital, New Delhi, India in 2008. Later she pursued 1-year training in assisted reproduction and completed her Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine from D. Y. Patil University, Mumbai in 2015. In 2017, Dr. Pooja was awarded the prestigious Fellowship from the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, UK (FRCOG).
She started her career as a Lecturer in Indira Gandhi Govt. Medical College, Nagpur where she mastered her clinical experience by managing a variety of complicated clinical cases. Apart from enriching her clinical experience she gained excellent experience in teaching and education through her role as a Lecturer for Obstetrics and Gynaecology while working in Indira Gandhi Government Medical College, Nagpur, India. She moved to the Middle East in 1999 and has worked with various prestigious institutions. Dr. Pooja has worked in UAE at SEHA-managed healthcare facilities namely Mafraq hospital and Madinat Zayed Hospital for 6 years and with Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman for over 9 years. Prior to joining NMC Royal Women’s Hospital, she worked as a specialist Obstetrics and Gynaecologist at Universal Hospital.
Her special interests are high risk maternal medicine, operative vaginal deliveries, complicated caesarean sections, painless labour, laparoscopic surgeries and colposcopy, major gynaecological surgeries, infertility, cervical and breast cancer screening.
Dr. Pooja likes to keep herself abreast with current practices and clinical advances and has completed various training programs.
Awards and Recognition:
- Speaker in many national and international conferences.
- She won the first prize for her presentation on the topic “Obesity and Pregnancy outcomes in UAE population with high prevalence of obesity-How bad is it?” in Abu Dhabi SEHA Research Conference in December 2011.
- Dr. Pooja has keen interest in Research and clinical studies. Many of her research studies have been published in International Journals.
She speaks Arabic, English, Hindi, Sindhi, Urdu and Marathi.