Woodland Sports Medicine Center

Rabah Qadir, M.D.

Rabah Qadir, M.D.
Rabah Qadir, M.D.

Rabah Qadir, M.D. is a Board Certified and fellowship trained Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon. Dr. Qadir’s practice includes general orthopaedics and sports injuries, musculoskeletal trauma and complicated fractures, and arthroscopy and arthroplasty of all major joints. While he provides emergency trauma care to severely injured patients on a weekly basis, he additionally has an elective interest in direct anterior hip replacement surgery, and computer navigation and robotic-assisted total and partial knee replacement.  Dr. Qadir utilizes minimally invasive, muscle sparing approaches to help maximize outcome and minimize recovery time.

Dr. Qadir received his Bachelor’s Degree from Princeton University, graduating with Honors while participating in both Varsity Lacrosse and Football at the Division 1 level, including a NCAA National Championship lacrosse team. His athletic background gives him a keen insight into caring for the injured athlete and the desire for his patients, young and old, to return to a high level of function after major injuries.

He received his medical degree from Tulane University, earning numerous awards including the E. Edward McCool Jr. Award for top surgery student and was inducted into the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Honor Society. He continued his residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at Boston University Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts and the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana where he trained under team doctors for the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans. He completed an Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship at the world-renowned R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland, the only freestanding trauma hospital in the country and the oldest and most distinguished fellowship of its kind.

Dr. Qadir has conducted a number of research studies as a primary investigator, earning prestigious grants from the Ochsner Clinic as well as AO North America. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal article publications and has presented his work locally, nationally, and internationally and earned numerous academic awards for his work.

He currently serves as the Vice Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery at Memorial Hermann the Woodlands Medical Center, where under his directorship he helped the facility achieve American College of Surgeons Level 2 trauma center designation.  He also serves as Director of the Outpatient Joint Replacement Program at Memorial Hermann Surgery Center Woodlands Parkway. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, AO Trauma, the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

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