For General Practitioners

For General Practitioners

  • Dr Rao is happy to see both private and public patients in his rooms.
  • All referrals are triaged by Dr Rao.
  • If you are interested in watching procedures at Lingard Private Hospital, please contact Dr Rao.
  • If you would like to visit our practice, please contact our practice.

Referrals from General Practitioners

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.