Dr Gow qualified from Liverpool Medical School in 1994. He completed his neurology training in the North West of England before being appointed as Consultant at the Greater Manchester Neuroscience Centre in 2005. He developed a peripheral nerve unit serving a population of 4.5 million and subsequently became Clinical lead of Neurology. He was also active in medical education and held an Honorary Senior lecturer post at the University of Manchester. In April 2014 he moved to New Zealand with his family to take up a role with the Southern DHB. Whilst passionate about general neurology, He maintains an ongoing research and clinical interest in peripheral neuropathy and serves on the medical advisory board for the Guillain – Barré Syndrome Support Group NZ. He also has a strong interest in junior medical training and is a pre-vocational educational supervisor at SDHB. Outside of work he is a keen sports fan and is involved in senior soccer in the Dunedin area.