Dr. Jaishree Naidoo
Jaishree is the CEO and co-founder of Envisionit Deep AI, an innovative medical technology company that utilizes artificial intelligence to streamline and improve medical imaging diagnosis.
She is a paediatric radiologist and a dedicated medical specialist who has served the state health care system for 20 years. She has chaired the South African Society of Paediatric Imaging (SASPI), is the President of the African Society of Paediatric Imaging (AfSPI) and serves on the Executive Council of the World Federation of Paediatric Imaging (WFPI) and African Society of Radiology (ASR).
She pioneered the paediatric radiology sub-speciality after becoming the first South African qualified paediatric radiologist at the Red Cross War Memorial Hospital in 2010 In her previous roles she was the head of paediatric radiology at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg academic hospital (2010 to 2016) and thereafter at Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital where she commissioned the department, set up governance systems, policies and protocols and successfully led the radiology team as the first department that opened the hospital in June 2017.
As a visionary and leader in her field, Jaishree knows that developments in technology are transforming the role that radiologists will play in a health system and that future radiologists need to embrace this innovation. Her special area of interest in pattern recognition and deep learning in radiology is driven by her passion for her sub speciality and the need to positively influence the lives of children by offering sustainable healthcare solutions in Africa.