Dr Sandra Lowe
Conjoint Associate Professor

Dr Sandra Lowe



Medicine & Health
School of Clinical Medicine

A/Prof. Sandra Lowe is a Conjoint Associate Professor with the School of Women's & Children's Health, and a Visiting Obstetric Physician at the Royal Hospital for Women in Randwick.

A/Prof  Lowe  specialises in medical disorders of pregnancy including complications such as hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and diabetes. She has more than 30 years experience as a specialist helping women with problems ranging from excessive nausea and vomiting in pregnancy (hyperemesis) to major complications such as liver and neurological disease.

She has published widely over a broad range of topic areas in obstetirc medicine and is the lead author for the Australian and New Zealand Guideline on the Managament of Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy. A/Prof Lowe  has lectured extensively within Australia and internationally and has a special interest in the education of doctors, nurses, midwives and students in this important area of medicine.

Dr Lowe works closely with obstetricians, midwives and general practitioners at both Royal Hospital for Women and the Prince of Wales Private Hospital.  She is the immediate Past President of  the International Society of Obstetric Medicine and is also founding  co-editor of an international medical journal “Obstetric Medicine: The Medicine of Pregnancy.”. A/Prof Lowe was honoured to be made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) as well as being awarded an Honorary Fellowship of RANZCOG for her services to Obstetric Medicine in Australia and Internationally. 

Royal Hospital for Women Barker Street Randwick NSW 2031
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Lowe SA; Steinweg KE, 2022, 'Review article: Management of hyperemesis gravidarum and nausea and vomiting in pregnancy', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 34, pp. 9 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13909
    Journal articles | 2018
    Tan A; Lowe S; Henry A, 2018, 'Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy: Effects on quality of life and day-to-day function', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 58, pp. 278 - 290, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajo.12714
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dinham GK; Henry A; Lowe SA; Nassar N; Lui K; Spear V; Shand AW, 2016, 'Twin pregnancies complicated by gestational diabetes mellitus: a single centre cohort study', Diabetic Medicine, vol. 33, pp. 1659 - 1667, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dme.13076
    Journal articles | 2016
    Lowe S, 2016, 'Prescribing in pregnancy', Obstetric Medicine, vol. 9, pp. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1753495X16633043
    Journal articles | 2013
    Campbell P; Lowe S, 2013, 'Obstetric medicine: The Neonatologists's perspective', Obstetric Medicine, vol. 6, pp. 51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1753495X13486637
    Journal articles | 2011
    Magee LA; Lowe S; Douglas MJ; Kathirgamanathan A, 2011, 'Therapeutics and anaesthesia', Best Practice and Research: Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 25, pp. 477 - 490, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2011.01.009
    Journal articles | 2010
    Henry A; Kennedy D; Lowe S, 2010, 'In utero beta 2 adrenergic agonist exposure and adverse neurophysiologic and behavioral outcomes', American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 203, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2010.04.025
    Journal articles | 2008
    Chow J; Chen K; Sen R; Stanford R; Lowe S, 2008, 'Cauda equina syndrome post-caesarean section', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 48, pp. 218 - 220, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1479-828X.2008.00836.x