Dr Rahul Banerjee MD Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Rahul Banerjee, MDBoard-certified, Fellowship Trained Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Rahul Banerjee is a board-certified, fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon. Dr. Banerjee graduated with honors from Brown University and completed medical school at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honors society. Dr. Banerjee completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Brown University and spent an additional year completing an orthopaedic trauma fellowship under the leadership of Dr. Peter G. Trafton, MD.
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Dr. Banerjee operating with Dr. Trafton in 2005.
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Dr. Banerjee during deployment to the War
in Iraq in 2008.
After completion of his training, Dr. Banerjee served in the United States Air Force and attained the rank of Major. Dr. Banerjee was assigned to work with the United States Army, treating injured patients and training orthopaedic residents at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, TX. During his service, he was deployed to the War in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and treated many injured soldiers and civilians.
After completion of his military service, Dr. Banerjee joined the faculty at University of Texas Southwestern as Assistant Clinical Professor. While at UT Southwester, Dr. Banerjee trained residents and fellows and provided care to patients with complex fractures and injuries at Parkland Memorial Hospital and UT Southwestern
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Dr. Banerjee with the orthopaedic trauma
faculty and fellows at Parkland in 2010.
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Dr. Banerjee operating in Haiti after
the earthquake in 2010.
In 2010, Dr. Banerjee helped to organize a joint volunteer medical mission with teams from Parkland and Shock Trauma to assist the injured after the earthquake in Haiti.
In 2014, Dr. Banerjee joined the staff at Medical City Plano, the newest Level 1 trauma center in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. Dr. Banerjee now serves as Director of Orthopaedic Trauma at Medical City Plano.
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Dr. Banerjee serves as Director of Orthopaedic
Trauma at Medical City Plano.

Dr. Banerjee is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the Air Force Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Howard Rosen Teaching Award from AO North America. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. In addition, Dr. Banerjee has authored over 25 peer-reviewed publications and numerous textbook chapters on the treatment of orthopaedic problems.

Dr. Banerjee’s clinical interests include treatment of fractures and injuries, hip replacement (including direct anterior hip replacement), and management of complex orthopaedic problems including malunions, nonunions, deformity, infections, leg length discrepancies and bone loss.

Brown University

Fellowship, Orthopaedic Trauma, 2004 - 2005

Brown University

Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1999 - 2004

University of Chicago

Pritzker School of Medicine, Class of 1999

Brown University

Bachelor of Science Degree, 1995

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon - (December 2014 – June 2016)

Advent Orthopaedics
Plano, TX and Conroe, TX

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon - (July 2009 – December 2014)

University of Texas
Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, TX

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon - (September 2008 – January 2009)

332nd Medical Group, United States Air Force,
Balad Air Base, Iraq

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon - (July 2005 – May 2009)

49th Medical Squadron
Holloman Air Force Base, Almagordo, NM

Director of Orthopaedic Trauma - (July 2017 – Present)

Medical City Plano
Plano, TX

Assistant Professor - (July 2009 – December 2014)

UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Director, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program - (July 2010 – October 2011)

UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery - (September 2007 – May 2009)

Texas Tech University HSC School of Medicine
El Paso, TX

Chief of Orthopaedic Trauma - (March 2007 – May 2009)

William Beaumont Army Medical Center
El Paso, TX

Clinical Instructor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery - (July 2005 – August 2007)

Texas Tech University HSC School of Medicine
El Paso, TX

Clinical Instructor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery - (July 2004 – June 2005)

Brown University
Providence, RI

Current Affiliation
Plano, TX

Current Affiliation
Denton, TX

Honors and Awards
  • Air Force Commendation Medal, June 2009
  • Army Commendation Medal, May 2009
  • Howard Rosen Teaching Award, AO North America, February 2008
  • Army Achievement Medal, March 2008
  • Jack McDaniel Memorial AO Fellowship, 2004-2005
  • Finalist, 19th Annual Smith and Nephew Residents’ Competition, 2004
  • Haffenreffer House Staff Excellence Award, 2004
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Chicago, 1998
  • Capps Award for Outstanding Proficiency in Clinical Medicine, University of Chicago, 1999
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Elected to Brown University Rhode Island Alpha Chapter, 1995
  • Sigma Xi, Elected to scientific research society, Brown University Chapter, 1995
  • Magna Cum Laude, Brown University, 1995
  • Graduation with Honors in Biology, Brown University, 1995
  • National Merit Scholar, 1991
  • American College of Surgeons
    American College of Surgeons - ACS

    Fellow

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons - AAOS
    American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons - AAOS

    Fellow

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society - AOA
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society - AOA

    Member

  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association - OTA
    Orthopaedic Trauma Association - OTA

    Active Member

  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
    American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

    Active Member

Journal Publications
Review Papers
Case Reports
Book Chapters
  • Banerjee R, Bradley MP, Palumbo MA, Fadale PD, Cervical Spine Injuries in the Athlete, In: Johnson DH, Pedowitz RA eds. Practical Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, 1st Ed, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006.
  • Banerjee R and DiGiovanni CW, Enhancement of Bone Healing, In: CW DiGiovanni, J Greisberg eds., Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics: Foot and Ankle,Elsevier, NY, 2007.
  • Banerjee R and Nickisch F, Calcaneus Fractures, In: CW DiGiovanni and J Greisberg eds., Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics: Foot and Ankle, Elsevier, NY 2007.
  • Banerjee R, Nickisch F, Easley M, DiGiovanni CW, Foot Injuries, In: Browner B, Jupiter J, Levine A, Trafton PG eds., Skeletal Trauma, 4th Ed. Saunders, 2008.
  • Crist B and Banerjee R, Tibial Shaft Fractures, In: Flynn J ed., Orthopaedic knowledge Update 10, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2010.
  • Banerjee R and Nickisch F, Talus Fractures, in: Coughlin MJ, Saltzmann CL, Anderson RB eds., Mann’s Surgery of the Foot and Ankle, 9th Ed., Mosby, 2013
  • Banerjee R and Nickisch F, Surgical Treatment of Calcaneal Malunion, In: Dhillon MS, ed, Fractures of the Calcaneus, Jaypee Brothers, New Delhi, India, 2013
  • Nasr K, Dickason S, Banerjee R, Acetabulum, In: Postoperative Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2017
Letters
  • Banerjee R, Bradley MP, DiGiovanni CW, Using an ER external fixator in provisional reduction of posterior malleolar fractures, Am J Orthop 2005: 34(6): 266.
Electronic Publications
  • Banerjee R, Nickisch F: Treatment of Posterior Malleolus Fractures. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: Orthopaedic Knowledge Online,2008;6(7): http://orthoportal.aaos.org/oko/article.aspx?article=OKO_TRA024#article. Accessed July 23, 2008.
  • Banerjee R, Nickisch F: Treatment of Posterior Malleolus Fractures CME,American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orthopaedic Knowledge Online,2008; 6(8): http://www5.aaos.org/oko/cme/templates/template_2/information.cfm?topic=CM E076. Accessed September 25, 2008.
  • Banerjee R, “Open Calcaneus Fractures,” Skeletal Trauma, 4th Edition, Expert Consult Web Update, www.expertconsultbook.com, March 27, 2009.
  • Banerjee R, “Preparation of Case Materials For Part II Examination of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery,” Orthopaedic Trauma Association Website, http://www.ota.org/fellowship/06PreparingforPartIIBoards.doc, April 2009.
  • Banerjee R, “Closed reduction techniques for displaced pelvic ring injury,” Skeletal Trauma, 4th Edition, Expert Consult Web Update, www.expertconsultbook.com, August 11, 2009.
  • Banerjee R, “Modified Stoppa approach and intrapelvic plating for acetabular fractures ,” Skeletal Trauma, 4th Edition, Expert Consult Web Update, www.expertconsultbook.com, September 3, 2009.
  • Nickisch F and Banerjee R, “Calcaneus Fractures,” Orthopaedic Trauma Association Trauma and Fracture Care Residency Core Curriculum Lectures, http://www.ota.org/res_slide/index.html, Revised 2011
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • American Orthopaedic Foot&Ankle Society
  • American Medical Association