Dr Rafal Grabinski

Dr Rafal Grabinski

About Dr Rafal Grabinski

Dr Rafal Grabinski completed his training at Royal Melbourne Hospital following which he pursued fellowships in neuroradiology and musculoskeletal radiology. He joined I-MED Radiology in 2013.

Dr Grabinski is an experienced radiologist with subspecialty training and interest in diagnostic and interventional musculoskeletal radiology, diagnostic neuroradiology and emergency radiology. He also has an interest in research and regularly presents at national conferences.At I-MED Radiology, we can access when necessary our I-TeleRAD teleradiology service and specifically the highly experienced radiologist, Dr Rafal Grabinski to ensure consistent high quality reporting and fast turn around times for referrers and their patients. I-TeleRAD operates from a sophisticated purpose built centre located in Melbourne. It is part of the I-MED Radiology Network and is the largest and most sophisticated teleradiology reporting system in Australia.

Radiological Skills & Interests

  • General Radiology
  • Diagnostic and interventional musculoskeletal radiology
  • Diagnostic neuroradiology
  • Emergency Radiology


Journal of Hip Preservation Surgery

Does the use of i-FACTOR bone graft affect bone healing in those undergoing periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) for developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH)? A retrospective study

Michael J M O’Brien, Denise M Jones, Adam Ivan Semciw, Jitendra Balakumar, Rafal Grabinski, Justin Roebert, Georgia M Coburn, Inger Mechlenburg, Joanne L Kemp

Journal of Hip Preservation Surgery, Volume 9, Issue 3, August 2022, Pages 165–171.

Front cover of journal

Lumbar spine abnormalities and facet joint angles in asymptomatic elite junior tennis players

Molly Connolly, Andrew H. Rotstein, Justin Roebert, Rafal Grabinski, Frank Malara, Tomas O’Shea, Tim Wood, Melanie Omizzolo, Stephanie Kovalchik & Machar Reid 

Sports Med - Open 6, 57 (2020).

Article cover page

Protocol for CT in the position of discomfort: preoperative assessment of femoroacetabular impingement - how we do it and what the surgeon wants to know.

Grabinski R, Ou D, Saunder K, Rotstein A, Singh P, Pritchard M, O'Donnell J.

J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2014 Dec; 58(6):649-56. doi: 10.1111/1754-9485.12201. Epub 2014 Jul 4.

Other publications

Diagnostic accuracy of imaging modalities in the  detection of clinically diagnosed de Quervain's syndrome: a systematic review. B McBain, E Rio, J Cook, R  Grabinski ,S Docking. Skeletal Radiol. 2019 Mar 19.

Outcomes of decompressive craniectomy in patients after traumatic brain injury. Mithun Nambiar, Christopher MacIsaac, Rafal Grabinski, Danny Liew, Bhadrakant Kavar. Critical care and resuscitation: Journal of the Australasian Academy of Critical Care Medicine 06/2015; 17(2):67-72.

Position of Discomfort (POD) Protocol CT –Preoperative assessment of Femoroacetabular Impingement. How we do it and what the surgeon wants to know. R Grabinski, D Ou, K Saunder, Andrew Rotstein, P  Singh, M  Pritchard, J  O'Donnell. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology Volume 58, Issue 6, pages 649–656, December 2014.

Pulmonary embolism: Are we there yet? Agarwald A, Persaud J, Grabinski R, Rabinowitz, Bremmer
A, Mendelson R.
Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. Volume 56, Issue 3, pages 270-281, June 2012