Shilpa Gowda

Shilpa Gowda, MD, MPH




Environmental Medicine and Occupational Medicine

Areas of Interest

Dr. Gowda is a board-certified occupational medicine physician who joined the MaineGeneral Workplace Health medical staff in March 2018. Most recently Dr. Gowda served as a medical officer within the Hazard Evaluations and Technical Assistance Branch at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. At NIOSH she conducted health hazard evaluations at worksites throughout the United States and responded to public health inquiries submitted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding worksite health hazards. Dr. Gowda sees patients at Workplace Health's offices in Augusta and Waterville and at its worksite clinics. Dr. Gowda is certified in occupational and environmental medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine. She is a certified medical review officer (MRO) for drug and alcohol testing and also is an FMCSA-certified medical examiner.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish



The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, Medical School
University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle, WA, Master's, Public Health


University of Washington Medicine / Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, Occupational Medicine


Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, Surgery

Professional Memberships

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), ACOEM Young Physicians' Delegate, ACOEM Residents and Recent Graduates' Delegate, American College of Preventive Medicine, American Medical Association, Brown Medical Alumni Association, Brown Alumni Association, Harvard Alumni Association, International Commission on Occupational Health, New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Board of Directors

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Preventive Medicine, Occupational & Environmental Medicine
  • U.S. Department of Transportation, Commercial Driver Medical Examiner

Office Information