Dr Rishendran Naidoo is a cardiothoracic Surgeon at The Wesley Hospital.
Ooriginally from Durban, South Africa, having completed his basic medical training and specialist training in cardio-thoracic surgery there, attaining the Fellowship of the College of Cardiothoracic Surgeons in 2005 and subsequently the Master of Medicine (MMED) in Cardiothoracic Surgery in 2008.
After relocating to Australia in 2006, he completed the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2010, starting as a staff specialist in November 2010 at The Prince Charles Hospital. He is currently the Acting Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Prince Charles Hospital and also have a VMO appointment at St Andrews Hospital, Spring Hill. His practice involves adult cardiac and general thoracic surgery and I am part of the lung transplant programme.
Interests include minimally invasive thoracic surgery - thoracoscopic lung resection and mediastinal surgery, total arterial coronary surgery and mitral valve surgery.