Dr Naveen Pillarisetti



MB BS 1995 Vijayawada; MD (Paed) 2000 Vijayawada; MRCPCH 2004; CCT (UK) Paeds 2011; FRACP 2016 - Paediatrics


Naveen graduated from a prestigious medical school in South India in 1996. He completed his training in paediatrics and paediatric respiratory medicine from the UK, having trained in tertiary respiratory units in Newcastle upon Tyne, Birmingham, Stoke on Trent and Manchester. He also completed a two year clinical research fellowship in early CF lung disease at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. He was awarded the Royal Children’s CF research fellowship and currently holds the Athlae Lyon Trust Starship Foundation research fellowship. He joined the Starship team in the year 2011. He is a respiratory consultant at Starship and also holds an honorary lecturer position at the University of Auckland.

Dr Pillarisetti consults at NZRSI one day per week by prior appointment. Referrals can come through GPs or paediatricians.


Naveen can be consulted for a variety of respiratory conditions including:

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Persistent or recurrent cough
  • Recurrent chest infections
  • Airway related problems
  • Exercise related problems
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Congenital lung abnormalities
  • TB screening
  • Sleep related problems
  • Any other respiratory problems causing concern in children or young adults

Title or Designation

Respiratory Paediatrician

Full NZ Registration Date

18 March 2013

Vocational Scope


Contact Details

Dr Naveen Pillarisetti is available at the following services:

Private Services

NZ Respiratory & Sleep Institute

This service is available at the following location:

Ascot Office Park, 95 Ascot Avenue, Greenlane, Auckland

CPAP Sales: 0800 895 122

Public Services

Starship Paediatric Respiratory Services

This service is available at the following location:

Starship Child Health, Central Auckland

For Respiratory Department Team Support, phone  (09) 307 4949 ext 22245

For the Respiratory Clinic, Bronchoscopy and Sleep Study Scheduler phone our scheduler on (09) 307 4949 ext 22491