Raja Dhalla Medical Education


Raja Dhalla, MD

Curriculum Vitae and Medical Education

 

Professional Education

  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Washington University/Barnes Hospital*, Saint Louis, MO July 1998 to June 2002
  • *ranked number 11 in Us News and World Report 2011-2012 list of America’s Best Hospitals
  • *ranked number 9 in Us News and World Report’s 2011-2012 list of Best Orthopedic Hospitals
  • *ranked number 10 in US News and World Report’s 2011-2012 list of Best Children’s Orthopedic  Hospitals
  • General Surgery Internship: Washington University/ Barnes Hospital, Saint Louis, MO June 1997 to July 1998

Medical School

  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine August 1993 to May 1997

Honors:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha

Undergraduate Education

  • BS Biology and History Minor from University of California at Riverside September 1989 to June 1993

Honors:

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • SummaCum Laude
  • High School University Program

High School

  • Riverside Polytechnic High School Class of 1990

Honors:

  • Salutatorian

Certifications

  • Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Subspecialty Board Certified Sports Medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • State of California Supervisor and Operator of Fluoroscopy
  • State of California Supervisor and Operator of X-ray
  • Qualified Medical Examiner State of California
  • State of California Medical License

Memberships

  • California Orthopedic Association
  • American Association for Hand Surgery
  • Riverside County Medical Association
  • California Medical Association
  • J. Albert Key Washington University Orthopedic Alumni Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Hospital Affiliations

  • Riverside Community Hospital
  • Parkview Community Hospital
  • Riverside Medical Clinic Surgery Center
  • De Anza Surgery Center
  • Loma Linda University Hospital
  • Kaiser Moreno Valley Community Hospital

Publications

  • Author of Orthopedic Surgery Chapter in The Washington Manuel Internship Survival Guide, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadephia, PA 2001.
  • Author of Orthopedic Surgery Chapters in The Washington Manuel Surgery Survival Guide, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadephia, PA 2003.
  • First Author of “A comparison of Two Techniques for Digital Distraction Lengthening in Skeletally Immature Patients.” Co-authored by Paul Manske and William Strecker. Journal of Hand Surgery. Vol 26A, No.4. July 2001, p.603 to 610.
  • First Author of “Can the use of a Terminal Device Augment Plantar Pressure Reduction with a Total Contact Cast?”  Presented at Specialty Day AAOS 2002 Annual Meeting. Published in Foot and Ankle International.2003 Jun; 24(6): 500-505. I authored and obtained an $8,000 grant from AOFAS to fund this study.
  • Updated August, 2012

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

California Orthopaedic Association

American Association of Hand Surgery

Riverside County Medical Association