DR RIONA PRISHANI NAIDOO
Specialist Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
WORK EXPERIENCE :
I have been working in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology in state hospitals since 2002.
I received my MBChB from MEDUNSA in 1999.
I obtained a Diploma in Obstetrics from the College of Medicine in 2002.I did my specialist training at King Edward VIII Hospital (via UKZN) and qualified as a specialist in 2009.
I have worked as a specialist at RK Khan Hospital ,Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital and most recently Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Johannesburg where I spent 4 years before
relocating to Durban to join Dr BN Naidoo and Dr D Sankar as a partner in their practice.
To practice evidence based medicine
To treat all patients with respect and empathy
To empower women through health education on disease and cancer prevention
WHY OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY?
It may sound like a cliche but bringing new life into this world is a thrill which never gets old and I consider it a privilege to be able to do so.
I also understand that most women don’t necessarily enjoy going to see a gynae and as a woman I can certainly relate to that.It is therefore always important to me to try to make them feel as comfortable as possible during the consult and especially during the examination.
The following individuals are all gifted specialists who made me want to become a gynaecologist because of their inspirational teaching and all consuming passion for what they do:
Professor Jack Moodley ( professor emeritus)
Dr Sean Bruce Mould (Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at RK Khan Hospital)
Dr Kay Tunkyi (Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Addington Hospital)
FIELDS OF INTEREST
I am pretty much a generalist but have a special interest in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, cervical cancer screening ,preconceptual counselling and polcystic ovarian syndrome.