Dr Krishant Naidu

Dr Krishant Naidu


Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Krishant Naidu

Dr Krishant Naidu injects youth, vitality, and enthusiasm to our team of practitioners at Melbourne Shoulder and Knee. Krish is a dynamic and talented professional, who enjoys the intensity of elite sporting involvement whilst also pursuing his private practice and research interests. He completed his Fellowship training with the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians in 2015. Krish consults in private practice at Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre and Sportsmed Biologic.

Krish shares his love of soccer as the current Team Doctor for Melbourne Victory Football Club. He has also enjoyed two fulfilling years at Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club providing medical support to the senior team and their development program. He also has experience looking after Australian Rules Football with Collingwood Football Club VFL, athletics, cycling and martial arts.

In his private practice, he enjoys helping all patients to return from injury, using exercise and sport to optimise health and well-being. Special interests include Shoulder pathologies including Frozen shoulder treatment with Hydrodilatations and Suprascapular nerve injections. He is also interested in tendonopathy treatment and management of early osteoarthritis.

Krish has undertaking original research to determine the most effective injection treatment for treatment of tennis elbow.

He maintains a balanced lifestyle, taking time from his professional schedule to participate in hockey and spending time with his young family.

Growing up in Fiji, Krish has a passion for the promotion of sport and exercise medicine in the Pacific. He is Chair of the Indigenous Health Advisory Committee for the Australasian College of Sports Medicine.


  • Fellowship Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians 2015
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Medicine - PG Dip Sp Med
    University of Auckland, 2012
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery - MBBS
    University of Melbourne, 2002

Team involvement:

  • Melbourne Victory Football Club, Team Doctor, 2012 - ongoing
  • Melbourne Storm Rugby League U20's, Team Doctor, 2012 - 14
  • Collingwood Football Club VFL, Team Doctor, 2010 - 2011
  • Melbourne Victory Youth Football, Team Doctor, 2010 - 2012
  • Athletics Australia Youth Development, Program Doctor, 2011 - 2012
  • UCI Cycling World Cup, Melbourne, Event Doctor, 2009
  • Victorian GKR Karate Tournaments, Event Doctor, 2007 - 2008