About Dr Naghmeh Radhakrishna
Languages Spoken: English, Farsi, Creole
Hospitals practicing At: St Vincents and Alfred Hospital
Areas of Special Interest
Respiratory, Sleep Medicine & Allergy
Description of Specialisation
Dr Radhakrishna is a Respiratory and Sleep physician with an interest in respiratory allergy and asthma. Her areas of interest include:
Allergic Rhinitis (Hayfever)- Provides Skin prick testing and Immunotherapy
Sleep Medicine: snoring, sleepiness, sleep apnea etc.
Difficult Asthma with Access to research trials and biological drugs.
Emphysema Service: Comprehensive assessment with symptom improvement & risk reduction, works with thoracic surgeons offering lung volume reduction and endobronchial valves.
Lung Nodule Assessment: Assesses lung nodules with follow up & collaboration with Thoracic Radiologists, Surgeons & multidisciplinary services
Chronic Cough: Comprehensive assessment, investigation & treatment of Chronic Cough with links to ENT & Speech pathologist.
Unexplained Dyspnea Service: Assessment of breathlessness to understand why & how patient feel short of breath.
MMBS, FRACP, President Elect TSANZ (Vic), ASCIA
Dr Radhakrishna has undertaken fellowships at the Royal Brompton Hospital in London, a centre of excellence, in severe asthma, as well as a fellowship in Lung cancer in
Leeds, UK. She helped set up the difficult asthma service at the Alfred Hospital. She also runs a Special Airways Clinic at St Vincents (public), seeing patients with Asthma and COPD.