Head of unit
General Information: Ganesh Acharya. MD, PhD. FRCOG is a Professor and Head of the Division of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology (CLINTEC), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. He also holds a clinical position as a Senior Consultant in Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine at the Karolinska University Hospital and an adjunct professorship at UiT-The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø. He obtained MD from Lviv State Medical Institute, Ukraine and a postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology from Trivhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. He completed his specialist training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in the UK and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. He has an MSc in Medical Imaging (Ultrasound) from the University of Hertfordshire, UK, PhD in Fetal Circulatory Physiology from the University of Tromsø, Norway, and a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Perinatal Cardiology from the University of South Florida, USA.
Ganesh Acharya has trained and worked in several countries including Ukraine, Nepal, Germany, UK, USA. He has been working in Scandinavia (Norway and Sweden) since 2001. He has spent some time as an academic visitor/visiting professor at the University of Oxford, UK in 2011 (4 months), Fudan University, Shanghai, China in 2015 (4 months) and University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA in 2015-2016 (10 months).
Ganesh Acharya has been the Editor-in-Chief of Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica (AOGS) since January 2015.
Areas of Interest: Placental imaging, placental biology, High-risk obstetrics, clinical and experimental maternal-fetal medicine, fetal cardiovascular physiology, and global maternal health.