MADIS RAHU MD

CERTIFIED ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON

Main Specialities

  • Orthopaedics
  • Sports trauma & injuries
  • Knee surgery (arthroscopy,  ligament surgery, meniscus transplantation, cartilage surgery)
  • Shoulder, ankle, elbow surgery
  • Plateret Rich Plasma (PRP) treatment
  • 25 years of work experience
  • More than 500 surgeries per year
  • Team doctor of Estonian Handball Team since 1991
  • Lecturer of Sports Traumatology at the University of Tartu.

Education

  • From 2011 – current – Doctoral studies (PhD) at the University of Tartu (Sports Traumatology)
  • 1988-1994 – Internship in Sports Medicine and specialization on Traumatology and Orthopaedics in North Estonian Medical Centre
  • 1982-1988 – University of Tartu (Estonia), Faculty of Medicine (obtained MD degree)

Qualification

  • 2017 – Arthorscopy Courses in Sweden, Execution of Demonstrative Surgeries
  • 2016 – Supervisor in EFOST Fellowship programme
  • 2007 – International Ankle Course (Amsterdam)
  • 1995, 1997, 1999, 2002, 2008, 2010 – AO Fellowship
  • 1994, 1999 – ESSKA Scholarship in Arthroscopy

Employment

  • 2005 until present – Orthopaedic Surgeon, Owner & Member of the Board at Ortopeedia Arstid hospital
  • 2013 until present – Orthopaedist and Sports Trauma Specialist in Sports Trauma Centre of Tartu University Hospital
  • 1992 until present – Orthopaedic Surgeon at North Estonian Medical Centre
  • 1998-2016 – Orthopaedist/Orthopaedic Surgeon at Artrosportkliinik

Memberships

  • 2016 until present – Member of Estonian Sports Medicine Federation
  • 2010 until present – Member and Founder of ISSPORTH (International Society for Sports Traumatology of Hand)
  • 1994 until present – Member of ESSKA (European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy)
  • 2010 until present – Grounder and Member of EASTS (Estonian Arthroscopy and Sports Trauma Society)
  • 2004 until present – Member of Estonian AO Alumni
  • 2014-2016 – Member of Executive Board of EFOST (European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedic and Sports Traumatology);
  • 2012-2015 and 2003-2009 – President of EASTS
  • 2010-2014 – Member of Board of ESSKA Education Committee
  • 2008-2010 – Member of ESSKA Integration Committee

Other references

  • Team Doctor of Estonian Handball Team since 1991;
  • More than 40 different presentations and publications at international congresses and meetings.
  • Scientific work: anatomical aspects by shoulder dislocation.
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