MB ChB 1980 Otago; FRACS 1990


Mr Riordan is a Senior clinical lecturer in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Wellington School of Medicine.


Specialist Training: 

Trained in Wellington and completed specialist training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney. Gained further postgraduate experience in adult cardiac and thoracic surgery at the Royal Brompton National Heart Hospital London, and in Portland Oregon.


Interests include

  • Coronary surgery valvular replacement/repair
  • Thoracic aortic surgery
  • Lung and chest surgery. 

Title or Designation

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Full NZ Registration Date

4 December 1981

Vocational Scope

Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Contact Details

Mr John Riordan is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

Wakefield Heart Centre

  • Phone

    (04) 381 8115

  • Fax

    (04) 381 8116

  • Healthlink EDI


  • Email


Located from the Rintoul Street entrance, Newtown, Wellington

Wakefield Heart Centre

Private Surgical Services

Wakefield Hospital - Cardiothoracic Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Wakefield Hospital, Florence Street, Newtown, Wellington