Dr. Raj Raois a professor of orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. His special interests include degenerative conditions of the neck and back, spine trauma, tumors and deformity.
He participates in and contributes to many national scientific committees, including the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Advisory Panel on Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Devicesand the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Commission. Dr. Rao also is a member of the Executive Board of Directors of the Lumbar Spine Research Society, and an active member of the North American Spine Society (NASS) where he sits on the Board of Directors and chairs the Continuing Medical Education Committee.
Dr. Rao completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California. His fellowships include spine surgery at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan; a research fellowship in orthopaedic surgery at St. Joseph’s Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada; a research fellowship in spine surgery at Orthopaedische Klinik Seepark, Bremerhaven, Germany; and a research fellowship in orthopaedic surgery at Orthopaedic Hospital, Los Angeles, California.
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