Fetal Echo Panel Discussion
Dr Ritu Mogra
Ritu Mogra is a specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with subspecialisation certification in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Ultrasound. She is currently Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology ultrasound department at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and a consultant at Sydney ultrasound for women, Sydney, Australia.
She completed Fellowship at King’s College Hospital, London, where she developed her specialised knowledge of fetal cardiac echography under the direction of Prof Lindsey Allan. Her main area of subspecialty interest is early fetal echocardiography- for screening, diagnosis, and management of congenital heart defect. She has successfully developed these services at RPA hospital and Sydney ultrasound for women. Her other area of interest includes complex pregnancy and monochorionic twins. She is passionate about teaching and regularly holds courses/conferences in basic and advanced ultrasound for trainees and specialists in Australia and overseas.
Kate Guskich is the Ultrasound Supervisor of the Perinatal Care Centre at Monash Health. With over 12 years scanning in the Fetal Diagnostic Unit in a large Tertiary hospital Kate has extensive experience and a keen interest in fetal cardiac and neuro-sonography.
An enthusiastic educator, Kate is heavily involved in obstetric ultrasound training of Sonographers and Clinicians, as well as regularly contributing to local and National meetings.
A/Prof Gary Sholler
Gary Sholler is a paediatric and fetal cardiologist, with clinical hospital and research activities through the Heart Centre for Children in Sydney, and the University of Sydney. His current research interests are in the functional, translational and lifetime aspects of complex congenital heart disease (CHD), the genetics of CHD and the impact on short and long term patient morbidity and mortality, and the psychological and neurodevelopmental outcomes for patients and families after a fetal and early infant diagnosis of complex congenital heart disease. He has been involved in research, teaching and clinical practice in fetal cardiology since 1990, and was previously been Head of Cardiac Medical and Surgical Services in NSW. He is currently Co-Chair of Government funded Australian National Standards of Care for Childhood-onset Heart Disease, and part of the Steering Group for the Australian National Action Plan for CHD.
A/Prof Andrew Gill
A/Prof Andrew Gill is a full-time clinical neonatologist at King Edward Memorial Hospital in Perth and the University of Western Australia. A/Prof Gill has major research interests in the neonatal transition at birth and neonatal cardiology teaching. A/Prof Gill was a founding member of the Australian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM) Neonatal Clinician Performed Ultrasound program (CCPU) and has been instrumental in the teaching and accreditation of ultrasound in Australia and New Zealand.
Dr Premjit Gill