Dhiren Naidu graduated from University of Saskatchewan Medical School in 1999. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Alberta in 2004 and a Sport Medicine Fellowship at the Glen Sather Sports Medicine Clinic in 2005. He is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. His clinical practice is at the Glen Sather Sports Medicine Clinic and HealthPointe Medical where he does sport, MSK and interventional medicine. He is currently the head team physician for the Edmonton Oilers and the Edmonton Eskimos and the chair of athlete health at the University of Alberta.