Dr Prathima holds the distinction of being the first and only Indian to get the Diploma in Fetal Medicine from the Fetal Medicine Foundation (UK). She has received her formal training in Fetal Medicine from the world leading institute the Harris Birthright Centre for Research in Fetal Medicine at the Kings College, London under Prof Kypros Nicolaides. She is an FMF(UK) certified trainer and provides training to clinicians in various aspects of Obstetric Ultrasound. She is the Director of Bangalore Fetal medicine Centre that offers advanced Fellowship level training program in Fetal Medicine. Her area of interest in managing twin pregnancies and She has the distinction of performing the first Laser Fetoscopy of the Country for severe Twin Twin Transfusion Syndrome.