Dr Naghmeh Radhakrishna



Respiratory and Sleep Specialist

Areas of interest

  • Severe asthma and COPD
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Chronic cough and unexplained dyspnea
  • Lung cancer
  • Sleep medicine


Suite 1, Level 5
55 Victoria Parade




Dr Naghmeh Radhakrishna is a respiratory, allergy and sleep specialist; working within both private and public sectors. She graduated from Adelaide University in 2004 and completed her training in Melbourne. She undertook a fellowship in Asthma and Allergy at the Alfred Hospital, where she helped establish the Difficult Asthma Clinic, a service that provides a detailed assessment and management of complex asthma patients. She further trained at the Royal Brompton Hospital (London), a center of excellence, developing an interest in dysfunctional breathing (unexplained shortness of breath) and laryngeal disorders (chronic cough, laryngeal hypersensitivity, vocal cord disorders).

She is involved in ongoing research in severe asthma and has published numerous papers in peer reviewed journals. She works privately at East Melbourne Heart and Lung in East Melbourne where she is involved in skin prick testing and desensitization for respiratory allergies, lung cancer, airways disease, sleep medicine and general respiratory. Additionally, Naghmeh has an interest and expertise in lung cancer, for which she has gained experience locally and in Leeds, UK and is involved in a lung nodule service at St Vincent's Private.

Naghmeh is the president of the Victorian Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ). She has been on the National TSANZ Specialty Training Committee. She was a council member for the Australian Medical Association where she represented the Thoracic Society and is also a member of the Australian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA).

Her motto is “Knowledge is power”, which drives her passion about educating her trainees, students and patients.

Subspecialty interests include:

•    Sleep Medicine
•    Allergic Rhinitis (Hayfever)
•    Difficult Asthma
•    COPD
•    Lung cancer

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