Dr Joerg Rhau
Dr Joerg Rhau is an internationally trained orthopaedic surgeon specialising in shoulder and upper limb surgery.
A solid education, extensive experience and a commitment to enhancing quality of life are exemplified by proven patient outcomes.
Training at the prestigious Lubinus Clinic in Germany, Dr Rhau gained experience in various facets of surgery and injury management.
Participation in research projects inspired his involvement in medical advances in shoulder and upper limb surgery.
Moving to Melbourne in 2006, Dr Rhau embraced the Australian culture of progressive research-based solutions for patients.
Subsequent to fellowships with the Melbourne Orthopaedic Group and the Melbourne Shoulder and Elbow Centre, Dr Rhau re-located to Brisbane. He was also awarded Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
Dr Rhau believes that his Australian experience combined with a German drive for precision is what enables him to deliver the best for his patients.
Since 2007, Dr Rhau has practiced as an orthopaedic surgeon at Logan Public Hospital with a special interest in shoulder and upper limb conditions.
He is also assisting to develop his field through the training of residents and registrars.
Dr Rhau’s patients appreciate his relaxed and friendly persona, and his practical approach to solving problems according to individual lifestyles.
Dr Rhau lives with his wife and two daughters. An avid road cycler, he joined the MAMIL (Middle-Aged Men in Lycra) army and has had a passion for windsurfing lasting more than 30 years.
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 Griffith University
- Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
- Australian Orthopaedic Association (FAOrthA)
- Affiliate member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
- Queensland Hand Surgery Society (QHSS)
- Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia (SESA)
- Queensland Shoulder Surgery Society (QSSS)
- Senior lecturer at Griffith University
- Medical Doctor
- Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association
- Royal Australasian College of Surgeons