Dr Joerg Rhau
Dr Joerg Rhau is a globally trained orthopaedic surgeon specialising in shoulder and upper limb surgery. He completed his training at the prestigious Lubinus Clinic in Germany and gained extensive experience in orthopaedic surgery and injury management. Dr Rhau's research projects inspired his involvement in medical advancements in shoulder and upper limb surgery.
After completing his basic orthopaedic training in Germany, Dr Rhau ﬁnished subspecialty fellowships at the Melbourne Orthopaedic Group and the Melbourne Shoulder & Elbow Centre. He was then offered a specialist consultant position at Logan Public Hospital by Queensland Health. In 2012, he passed the Australian Fellowship Exam and was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS).
Dr Rhau focuses on shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand surgery in his private practice at Greenslopes Private Hospital in Brisbane. He travels to Mackay Specialist Day Hospital monthly to consult and perform day-case hand surgery. Dr Rhau's patients appreciate his relaxed and friendly persona and practical approach to solving problems based on individual lifestyles.
Dr Rhau believes that his Australian experience and a German drive for precision enable him to deliver the best for his patients.
Outside of work, Dr Rhau enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters in his role as a "horse dad." Although he has never ridden a horse himself, his daughters are both enthusiastic showjumpers, and the family often spend weekends together on showgrounds and competing. Dr Rhau has a lifelong passion for water sports and enjoys windsurﬁng and wing foiling.
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
Associate member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA)
Associate member of the Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia (SESA)
Member of the Queensland Shoulder Society (QSS)
Affiliate member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Dr Rhau is also a senior lecturer at the University of Queensland.
- Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
- Australian Orthopaedic Association (FAOrthA)
- Queensland Hand Surgery Society (QHSS)
- Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia (SESA)
- Queensland Shoulder Surgery Society (QSSS)
- Senior lecturer at University of Queensland
- Medical Doctor
- Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association
- Royal Australasian College of Surgeons