Dr Rishendran Naidoo is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon located in Brisbane. Originally from Durban South Africa, Dr Naidoo completed his basic medical training and specialist training in cardio-thoracic surgery attaining the Fellowship of the College of Cardiothoracic Surgeons in 2005 and subsequently the Master of Medicine (MMED) in Cardiothoracic Surgery in 2008.

Dr Naidoo then relocated to Australia in 2006 and completed his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2010. He primarily consults at The Prince Charles Hospital became and is also a Visiting Medical Officer at St Andrews War Memorial Hospital in Spring Hill.

He is passionate about training and teaching junior doctors and supervises the cardiothoracic teaching programme at The Prince Charles Hospital. Dr Naidoo has an adult cardiac and general thoracic surgical practice.

He has a special interest in minimally invasive thoracic surgery, the management of lung cancer (early and advanced) and all aspects of adult cardiac surgery. As well as, coronary surgery and surgery for valvular heart disease such as mitral valve repair surgery.

Consults can be arranged with Dr Naidoo at Brisbane Heart and Lung Surgery at St Andrew’s Place, Suite 303, 33 North St and The Prince Charles Hospital.


Procedures & Conditions

Procedures Performed
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Management of Lung Cancer (Early and Advanced)
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Coronary Surgery
  • Surgery for Valvular Heart Disease
  • Mitral Valve Repair Surgery
Conditions Treated
  • Lung Cancer
  • Valvular Heart Disease


  • Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    The Prince Charles Hospital Present
  • Visiting Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital Present


Professional Memberships and Affiliations
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)