Dr-Daniel-Rahme

Dr Daniel Rahme

Orthopaedic Surgeon

About Dr Rahme

Orthopaedic Surgeon MB.BS. BSc (Med) FRACS (Orth) FAOA
Dr Daniel Rahme MB.BS. BSc (Med) FRACS (Orth) FAOA is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a subspecialty interest in hip and knee surgery. Dr Rahme graduated from the University of New South Wales in 1996 and then completed Orthopaedic training on the Sydney Training Program, gaining admission to the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2007. Dr Rahme did a further 12 months of subspecialty training in hip and knee surgery at the Sydney Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Centre as well as centres in France, Switzerland and Germany. He is a member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) and the Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ASOS). These are the societies affiliated and recognized by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons for Bona Fide Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr Rahme is one of the first surgeons in Australia to perform Anterior Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery (AMIS) routinely for total hip replacement procedures and is currently appointed as a reference surgeon for the technique. Dr Rahme has regularly been involved in training other Orthopaedic surgeons across Australia in this technique. In 2006 he travelled to the Solomon Islands as part of an ‘Orthopaedic Outreach Program’ in order to provide surgical training and services to under-developed countries. He partakes in ongoing research projects and is actively involved in, medical student, orthopaedic registrar and fellowship training.

Dr Daniel Rahme has surgical appointments at Bankstown Hospital as well as a number of private Sydney hospitals including; Sydney Private Hospital located in Ashfield and St George Private Hospital located in Kogarah. Dr Rahme is committed to providing the highest level of patient care and ongoing research in training and education.

Academic Prizes and Awards

2004 The Philip Segelov Award – Best Registrar Paper, Combined Orthopaedic Associations
2004 Allan Frederick Dwyer Prize for Best Paper, 2nd prize, Australian Orthopaedic Registrars’ Assocation (AORA)

Research Publications

2007 Intramedullary Nailing versus Fixed Angle Blade Plating for Subtrochanteric Femoral Fractures: A Prospective Randomised Controlled Trial.
Authors: Daniel Rahme, Ian Harris
Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 15(3) p. 278-81 Dec 2007
2006 Consequences of Diagnostic Delays in Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis.
Authors: Daniel Rahme, Andrew Comely, Bruce Foster, Peter Cundy
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics (British Volume) 15:2 p. 93-7 Mar 2006
2006 Septic Arthritis of the Acromioclavicular Joint: Tc-99m Leukocyte Imaging.
Authors: Bernard Zicat, Daniel Rahme, Kiran Swaraj, Suleman Qurashi, Robert Loneragan, Hans Van der Wall
Clinical Nuclear Medicine 31:3 p. 145-6 Mar 2006

Research Presentations

2012 A Retrospective Review of Outcomes for Hip Hemiarthroplasty performed for subcapital neck of femur fractures. A comparison of surgical approaches.
Authors: Daniel Rahme, Michael Millar.
M.O.R.E Symposium Melbourne January 2012. Anterior Minimally Invasive Surgery in THR.
2005 Consequences of Diagnostic Delays in Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis.
Authors: Daniel Rahme, Andrew Comely, Bruce Foster, Peter Cundy
Australian Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting
Australian Orthopaedic Registrars’ Association, Annual Scientific Meeting
2004 Prospective Randomised Controlled Trial of Subtrochanteric Femur Fractures: Proximal Femoral Nail versus 95 Degree Fixed -Angle Blade Plate
Authors: Daniel Rahme, Ian Harris
Combined Orthopaedic Associations Scientific Meeting
Australian Orthopaedic Registrars’ Association, Annual Scientific Meeting
2002 A Retrospective Review of Second Generation Intramedullary Nails versus Fixed-Angled Plating Devices for Subtrochanteric Femur Fractures
Authors: Daniel Rahme, Ian Harris
Australian Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting
2001 Acetabular Revision with Oblong Cups: 8-96 months Follow-up
Authors: Daniel Rahme, Quang Dao, John Ireland
Australian Orthopaedic Association NSW Scientific Meeting
1999 The Modular, Cone Shaped, Double Threaded Femoral Stem
Authors: Ron Sekel, Daniel Rahme, CSIRO, Ian Woodgate
Australian Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting

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