Dr. Sheela Gupte is a senior consultant obstetrician and gynecologist with a special interest in Fetal Medicine. She has acquired a varied and rich clinical expertise in managing a wide range of high risk and complex gynecological and obstetric conditions, in settings ranging from remote and ill-equipped to modern multi-speciality institutions with state-of-the-art medical facilities. In the year 2003, she earned the Ian Donald Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaec Ultrasound. She went on to acquire intensive training in Ultrasound Detection of Birth Defects at the prestigious Mediscan, Bangalore, in 2004, under the guidance of Dr. Hema Divakar which equipped her to perform a Level III, Targeted Scan for fetal anomalies in the Second Trimester. She worked to achieve advanced training in fetal echocardiography at the renowned Mediscan Systems in Chennai with Dr. S. Suresh and Dr. Indrani Suresh in September 2005. She has the distinction of being awarded a certificate of competence in Ultrasound Examination in early pregnancy (11-14 weeks) by the Fetal Medicine Foundation, UK, by Prof. Kypros Nicolaides, the father of fetal medicine. She holds the appropriate licence (FMF ID 41745) for performing the Nuchal Translucency Scan for screening for chromosomal defects like Downs syndrome in the first trimester itself.