Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon

Welcome to RAO Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgery.

Our practice is a small, friendly Newcastle based specialist practice. As well as practising in Newcastle, Dr Rao also conducts monthly clinics at both Nelson Bay and Toronto.

We pride ourselves in providing exceptional standards of medical care, treating all patients with dignity, respect and honesty at all times. We operate ethically, with integrity and complete confidentiality.

 

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Patient Information on Foot and Ankle Surgery

 

ANKLE ARTHRITIS

HALLUX RIGIDUS

PLANTAR FASCIITIS (HEEL PAIN)

TIBIALIS POSTERIOR DYSFUNCTION (ACQUIRED FLATFOOT)

INJECTION THERAPIES

HALLUX VALGUS BUNION SURGERY

ACHILLES TENDON DYSFUNCTION

ANKLE INSTABILITY SURGERY

Patient Information on Foot and Ankle Surgery

 

ANKLE ARTHRITIS

HALLUX RIGIDUS

PLANTAR FASCIITIS (HEEL PAIN)

TIBIALIS POSTERIOR DYSFUNCTION (ACQUIRED FLATFOOT)

INJECTION THERAPIES

HALLUX VALGUS BUNION SURGERY

ACHILLES TENDON DYSFUNCTION

ANKLE INSTABILITY SURGERY

Meet Dr Rao

Dr Rao is a Newcastle Orthopaedic surgeon who specialises in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery. He graduated from medicine at the University of Sydney and trained as an orthopaedic surgeon in Newcastle and also in Queensland.

He also undertook further training by way of fellowship with world famous Dr Terry Saxby in Brisbane in 2008. He has also conducted further training by attending numerous courses overseas, in Thailand, the USA and right across Australia.