Dr. Rajen Naidoo is a physician scientist with a doctorate in Medicine from Yale University and biomedical engineering degrees. With over 30 years of experience in biosciences, including significant research and publications, as well as extensive training with the Orthopedic Surgical team at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Naidoo is a leading clinician in the field. He uses his profound knowledge of how the body functions and moves over time to help patients heal from injuries, return to daily activities and improve quality of life.

Orthopedic Special Surgery of the Palm Beaches, Inc Dec 2009- present

President, and Medical Director

Attending Orthopedic Surgeon

Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, Boynton Beach, Ft Lauderdale

Medical Director and Attending Physician January 2017-present

Say Genetix, Deerfield Beach, FL

Medical Director Jan 2016- present

Invitrix Therapeutics, Irvine, CA

Noninvasive Solutions, Inc 2013- present

Scientific Advisory Board; Palm Beach,  FL

Palms West Surgery Center Oct 2010-present

Medical Executive Managing Partner, Palms West Hospital, Loxahatchee, FL

Attending Orthopedic Surgeon Jan 2008 – Dec 2009

National Orthopedics, Lake Worth, FL 33462

Attending Orthopedic Surgeon Jan 2008 – present

JFK Medical Center, Atlantis, FL

JFK North Medical Center, West Palm Beach, FL

Wellington Regional Medical Center, Wellington, FL

Palms West Hospital, Royal Palm, FL

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery July 2003 – 2013

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery

5 East 98th Str, NY,  NY

Attending Orthopedic Surgeon Jan 2002 – Dec 2007

North Shore Medical Group of Mt Sinai Medical School

Specialty emphasis on Total Joint Arthroplasty and Trauma

325 Park Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743

Attending Orthopedic Surgeon Jan 2003 – Dec 2007

Huntington Hospital, Huntington, New York

Director, Orthopedic Residency Program

New York Surgical Performance Improvement Group July 2005 – Dec 2007

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

New York Orthopedic Association

Orthopedic Trauma Association

Chief of Trauma July 2001 – June 2002

Jacobi Medical Center

Bronx, NY

Chief Resident July 2001- June 2002

Orthopedic Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center of the Albert Einstein

College of Medicine, Bronx NY:

Specialty focus: Trauma and Total Joint Arthroplasty

Resident Physician July 1997- June 2001

Orthopedic Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center of the Albert Einstein

College of Medicine, Bronx NY:

Resident Physician July 1996 – June 1997

General Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center of the Albert Einstein

College of Medicine, Bronx NY

Yale University School of Medicine,

M.D. 1995, (Dissertation: Antineoplastic activity of Diarylsulfonylureas)

University of Pennsylvania

PhD candidate

Biomedical Engineering, Moore School of Engineering

Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania,

B.S., Engineering, 1986, Distinction. (Dissertation: Design and Development of Neurophysiologic

Monitoring Systems; Production Developed by Interspec Inc.

University of Durban-Westville, Durban, South Africa, 

B.Eng., Electrical Engineering, 1979-1982

Active combat service in the Military of the African National Congress of South Africa, Umkhonto We Sizwe,

from 1976 until March 1982. Transfer appointment to United Nations, ANC representative Mission 1982-1990.

Retired Commisioned Officer: Major, Post-incorporation into the South African Defense Forces; 1994

Security Detail to Mr Nelson Mandela  and Mr Chris Hani 1990-1992

Physician: Orthopedic and Prosthetic Outreach Nov 1994 – 1996

Military Medicine Institute, Angola/ Vietnam/ Indonesia

Establishment of Prosthetics clinics for amputee victims of land mines

Engineer – Research and Design 1986 – 1987

Interspec Inc., Ambler, Pennsylvania,

Hardware design engineer, Biomedical Division.

ANC Mission to United Nations

Chair, Regional Educational Committee 1982 – 1990

African National Congress of South Africa Mission to the United Nations

Coordinate committee activities on Educational Policy related to South Africa, and allocation of

scholarship opportunities for South African exiles in East and West Africa, U.K. and U.S.

Medical Director

Gold Coast Physical Therapy

755 New York Ave, Huntington, NY 11743

Board of Directors of Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Suffolk 2003- present

Northport, NY

Advisory Board of Directors; St Johnland Rehabilitation Center

Fort Salonga, New York

New York Osteopathic Orthopedic Residents Advisory Committee

Penninsula Hospital  Center,  Far Rockaway, Queens, NY

The Orphan Childrens Fund


Established 2008 to benefit the adoption of orphanages in the developing world. Focus is the rescue of children from sex trade and industry exploitation.

The South Coast Foundation: Cape Town, South Africa

President Emeritus

Established by Kathy Cook for the benefit of Woman’s Cottage Industry in impoverished townships in the Cape

1) Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy in Plantar Fasciitis – A Randomized Prospective double-blind

FDA clinical trial;

Podium presentation: International Shockwave Society Meeting, Mainz, Germany. March 2001.

Poster Presentation : American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons,  69th  Annual Meeting, Dallas

February 13-17, 2002.

PI: Randall V. Erhlich, MD, Montefiore Medical Center, Sports Medicine Division;

Department of Orthopedic Surgery .

2) An investigation of the antineoplastic activity of the diarylsulfonylurea compounds and their

mechanisms of action

A thesis submitted to the Yale University School of Medicine in partial fulfillment of the degree of

Doctor of Medicine.

Yale University Press, 1994

PI: Dr. Sara Rockwell, Dept. of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School Of Medicine

3) A study of factors influencing the delivery of primary health care at St. Wendolyns squatter

community in South Africa

Grant awarded by Wilbur G Downs International Health Research Fellowship

Advisors: Dr. Jim Jekel and Dr. Bill Beckett, Yale University School of EPH; 1991.

SACHED Trust, Durban, South Africa, Academic Scholarship. 1980

Educational Opportunities Council, Johannesburg, South Africa, Academic scholarship. Institute of International Education, New York, Fellowship. 1982

Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA., Academic Scholarship. 1982

UNETPSA, United Nations, New York, Medical School Fellowship. 1990 – 1994

Yale University School of Medicine, Deans Scholarship. 1990

Wilbur G. Downs International Health Research Fellowship. 1991

Lauren Weinstein Award, Yale School of Medicine 1994

Richard Selznick Award, Orthopedic Surgery Research presentation;

Albert Einstein COM, Montefiore Medical Center 2001

Martin Luther King Distinguished Community Service Award

   New Haven, CT 1992

Martin Luther King Coalition Award for Community Service

   Philidelphia, PA 1989

Freedom of City Award by City of Philadelphia 1988

Freedom of City Award Des Moines, Iowa 1988

Distinguished Recognition, Bay Area Anti-Apartheid Network

   and City of San Francisco, CA 1989

Licenses:   Florida State Medicine and Surgery

New York State, Medicine and Surgery

Anguilla, WI BVI

US DEA:  unrestricted

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Registered with FCVS