ROYAL REHAB Private hospital

Our Specialists​

Meet our specialists

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Dr Anuka Parapuram
MB BCh (Wales, UK), FAFRM (RACP)

Dr Parapuram obtained her undergraduate medical degree at the University of Wales, United Kingdom. She is a visiting medical officer at MetroRehab Hospital, Royal Rehab Private Hospital and Woolcock Neurosleep Clinic. Dr Parapuram has a special interest in rehabilitation for Parkinson's disease and oncology rehabilitation.

Dr Parapuram is actively involved in teaching and is the trainee supervisor at MetroRehab Private Hospital and clinical tutor with The University of Sydney Medical School. She held honorary roles with the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation including treasurer of the NSW Branch of the AFRM, exam convenor and a member of the Fellowship Clinical Exam Committee. She is currently a member of the Court of Examiners and Cancer Rehabilitation Special Interest Group within the faculty and Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee of MetroRehab Hospital.

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Dr Darren Lee
BSc (Med), MBBS, FAFRM (RACP)

Dr Darren Lee is a rehabilitation medicine physician and visiting medical officer at Royal Rehab, a senior staff specialist in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and at Balmain Hospital. He also admits to MetroRehab Hospital.

Dr Lee graduated with honours from the University of New South Wales, underwent extensive training with experts in the field of rehabilitation medicine and became a Fellow of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He is an accredited supervisor of advanced trainees in rehabilitation medicine and an accredited formal long case assessor for the AFRM. Dr Lee also sits on a number of medical advisory committees. Dr Lee’s clinical expertise and research interests include rehabilitation of neurological conditions with a particular interest in stroke, cancers of the nervous system, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease.

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Dr Tram Bui
FAFRM (RACP), MBBS, MPH, MBA (Health Management)

Dr Tram Bui undertook her medicine training at the University of Sydney and completed her Fellowship with Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, graduating in 2001 with the Basmajian Prize for best overall performance in her final exams.  Dr Bui has a clinical background in geriatrics, general and brain injury rehabilitation.

Dr Bui was the director of training and a senior staff specialist at Bankstown Hospital prior to moving to Royal Rehab Private Hospital. During that time, Dr Bui gained expertise in geriatric and orthopaedic rehabilitation. Dr Bui works in the Brain Injury Community Rehabilitation Team and specialises in neurological rehabilitation.

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Dr Grace Leong
MBBS, BSc (Hons), FAFRM (RACP)

Dr Grace Leong is a rehabilitation medicine physician with sub-specialty interests in spinal cord injury and neurological rehabilitation, with expertise in bladder, bowel, sexuality, fertility, spasticity and pain management. She completed her medical degree at the University of New South Wales with honours, and a rehabilitation specialty fellowship in 2006. After completing her postgraduate training, she was the lead author in research conducted at Royal North Shore Hospital, looking at developing reproducible assessments in spinal cord injury impairment and function.

Dr Leong currently works as a senior staff specialist in spinal cord injury with the state-wide Spinal Outreach Service and is also the deputy director of Medical Services. She is a clinical lecturer at the University of Sydney and is a visiting medical officer at Royal Rehab Private Hospital and at Mount Wilga Private Hospital.

Our specialist nurses and allied health professionals

At Royal Rehab Private Hospital, we bring together a multidisciplinary team of nurses and allied health professionals to deliver holistic quality care. Our skilled and compassionate team are dedicated to your wellbeing and supporting you to achieve your rehabilitation goals. Working collaboratively with patients and their families, our team ensures a positive, results-oriented experience. Our care aims to prevent further disability, maintain your present abilities and restore lost abilities, as far as possible.

For more information contact us on (02) 9809 9011 or e-mail our friendly team.

Our nurses will assist and encourage you to achieve your optimum level of independence. They provide 24-hour care and supervision for inpatients and will help you with all tasks and activities on the ward as required. They also liaise with our other therapists to maintain continuity in your rehabilitation and care and will be able to answer any questions you may have about your health and treatment.