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Stephen Lindow

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8049 Obstetrics & Gynecology

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About Stephen Lindow

Division Chief of Obstetrics

Dr. Stephen Lindow is the Division Chief of Obstetrics at Sidra Medical and Research Center. He joined Sidra in 2014. In addition to his role at Sidra, Dr. Lindow is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar.

Dr. Lindow is responsible for the management and co-ordination of the team of clinicians working in the division of obstetrics at Sidra’s Outpatient Clinic. As Sidra is a referral based hospital, Dr. Lindow will also be responsible for ensuring the smooth transition of patients coming in from other primary or secondary healthcare institutions.

Before joining Sidra, Dr. Lindow was a Senior Lecturer in Perinatology at the Hull York Medical School for 20 years. In addition to his academic role at the medical school, he was also a consultant at Hull Royal Infirmary. Prior to that, Stephen was a Senior Specialist at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town.

In 2008, Dr. Lindow was awarded an honorary Associate Professor position at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He has also received an honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in 2011. He also served as the director of education for the Yorkshire Modular Training Program for four years.

Dr. Lindow has consistently published in Obstetrics and has more than 160 publications in peer reviewed journals. He was the recipient of the Tutor of the Year Award for the Yorkshire Modular Training Program for three consecutive years – 2002, 2003 and 2004. He also received a similar award in his capacity as tutor with Hull York Medical School.

Dr. Lindow has a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Sheffield, Master of Medicine form University Cape Town and he attained his Doctor of Medicine degree from The University of Hull.

  •   Degrees:  MB, ChB, MMed(O&G), MD, FRCOG, FCOG(SA), FRCPI
  •   Specialities:  Obstetrics and Gynecology, Senior Specialist
Years of Experience
Clinical Excellence Awards


A comparative study of the prevalence of domestic violence in women requesting a termination of pregnancy and those attending the antenatal clinic
BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology. 2014 Apr;121(5):627-33. JIP: 3.862 115. PMID 24916478 ISSN 1471-0528...
Wokoma TT, Jampala M, Bexhell H, Guthrie K, Lindow S
A comparison of maternal calcium and magnesium levels in pre-eclamptic and normotensive pregnancies: an observational case-control study
BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology. 2014 Feb;121(3):327-36. JIP: 3.862 PMID 24102858 ISSN 1471-0528...
Richards DG, Lindow SW, Carrara H, Knight R, Haswell SJ, Van der Spuy ZM
An evaluation of the first time performance of international medical graduates in the MRCOG Part 1 and Part 2 written examinations
European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology. 2013 Feb;166(2):124-6. JIP: 1.627 PMID 23149096 ISSN 0301-2115...
Rushd S, Landau AB, Lindow SW
Resident consultant presence in labour ward after midnight – a retrospective cohort study of 5318 deliveries
Journal of perinatal medicine. 2012;0(0):1-4. JIP: 1.425 PMID 22713274 ISSN 1919-3997...
Freites J, Ruprai C, Paul H, Lindow SW
Gestational Diabetes in the Gulf Region: Streamlining care to optimize outcome
A critical overview of the screening and diagnostic approaches to Gestational Diabetes in the Gulf cooperation countries and making a case for a streamlined care pathway that optimizes maternal and fe...
Steve Lindow, Justin Konje, Sefjulah Perva, Gbemisola Okunoye