Dr Gottstein studied medicine in Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.  She worked for 2 years in Ireland after qualifying doing in general medicine and surgery and then 1 year Neonatology and Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the Coombe Women’s Hospital, Dublin.  Thereafter her postgraduate training was in North West England.

Her subspecialty training in Neonatology, Paediatric Intensive Care, Developmental Paediatrics and Cardiology was at Liverpool Women’s Hospital, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and Saint Mary’s Hospital, Manchester.

Dr Gottstein took up her consultant post at Saint Mary’s Hospital in 2003.  She gained an MSc in Child Health from University of Liverpool in 2008.