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    Addiction Medicine Specialist

    Recognises the psychological, physical complications of addiction disorders and the health problems arising from them, such as:

    • Drugs
    • Alcohol
    • Pharmaceutical dependency


    A physician who specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions or diseases of the heart.

    • Arrhythmia
    • Heart failure
    • Heart attack
    • Coronary artery disease
    • Angina
    • Hypertension
    • Valvular heart disease


    A practitioner who assesses health conditions relating to the bones, muscles and joints.

    • Back & Neck Pain
    • Headache
    • Whiplash
    • Strains and overuse
    • Work & Sports Injuries
    • Arthritis
    • Restricted Movement

    Clinical Neuropsychologist

    A Psychologist who specialises in neuro-developmental disorders that affect learning and general functioning.

    A Psychologist who specialises in neuro-developmental disorders that affect learning and general functioning.

    Assessments involve a detailed clinical interview which covers:
    • Accident history
    • Description of injuries and alleged disabilities
    • Medical
    • Psychological
    • occupational
    • Educational and family history
    • Description of post-injury functionality
    • Emotional and cognitive symptoms and disabilities
    Extensive psychometric and clinical evaluation of:
    • Intellectual cognitive
    • Personality and emotional functioning
    • Pain behavior
    • Vocational potential and symptom validity
    • Malingering
    • Feigned incompetence

    If appropriate and required, whole person impairment ratings can also be provided.

    Clinical Pathologist

    A medical specialist trained in chemical pathology, microbiology, haematology and blood banking. Their role is similar to a General Pathologists, but unlike General Pathologists they do not do Anatomical Pathology.

    Dental Surgeon

    A Dentist who has specialised in oral surgery, diagnosis, treatment & prognosis of injuries to the:

    • Maxilla
    • Mandible
    • Soft tissue injuries of the lips & tongue
    • Palate
    • Dento-alveolar injuries
    • Trauma
    All dental services such as:
    • General Dentistry
    • Orthodontic Care
    • Teeth Whitening
    • Dental Implants
    • Dental Veneers
    • Occlusion and Bite Therapy


    A specialist in the care of teeth and gums, and the treatment of oral disease.

    • Teeth and mouth injuries
    • Jaw and bite problems
    • Motor vehicle accident
    • Loss of teeth


    A medical practitioner qualified to assess skin disease and allergic disorders including:

    • Dermatitis
    • Tinea
    • Eczema
    • Skin cancers
    • Melanomas
    • Psoriasis
    • Moles & cellulitis
    • Cutaneous lesions
    • Solar keratoses
    • Vitiligo


    An expert on health conditions such as:

    • Diabetes
    • Obesity
    • Cancer
    • Heart Disease
    • Renal Disease
    • Gastro-intestinal Diseases
    • Food allergies


    A medical practitioner trained to diagnose and treat:

    • Thyroid disorders
    • Hormones
    • Glands
    • Metabolic disorders
    • Menopause
    • Osteoporosis
    • Cholesterol disorders hypertension
    • Infertility and growth disorders
    • Hernia
    • Brain tumour & cancer

    Ent Surgeon

    Ear, Nose & Throat – Otolaryngologist

    A surgical specialist who deals with conditions of the ear, nose, and throat and related structures of the head and neck.

    • Deafness (industrial)
    • Tinnitus
    • Abnormalities of the auditory nerve
    • Vertigo (imbalance)
    • Damage to the ear drum
    • All throat
    • Hearing & voice problems
    • Nose/sinus & breathing problems
    • Balance
    • Loss of taste & smell
    • Allergy testing


    A Dentist who specialises in dealing with the cause, prevention and treatment of dental pulp.

    Forensic Pathologist

    Subspecialist in pathology, trained in the examination of sudden, unexpected or violent deaths to determine the cause and manner.

    Forensic Psychologist

    Psychologist trained to apply clinical psychological practice to individuals involved in legal proceedings.


    A medical practitioner qualified to diagnose and treat all gastrointestinal diseases:

    • Diseases of the bowel & related digestive tract
    • Diseases of the liver and pancreas
    • Peptic ulcers
    • Ulcerative colitis
    • Colon or rectal cancers
    • Hepatitis
    • Ducts
    • Bile
    • Small intestine
    • Rectum
    • Gallbladder
    • Colitis
    • IBS
    • Oesophagus
    • Stomach
    • Colon polyps
    • Reflux
    • Bowel symptoms
    • Hepatologist

    General Practitioner (IMCs)

    A physician who is not oriented in a specific study of medicine but instead covers a variety of medical problems in patients of all ages.

    • Musculoskeletal injuries
    • Occupational injuries
    • Toxicology
    • Pain management

    General Surgeon

    A physician who has special training and expertise in performing a variety of surgical operations.

    • Limb
    • Back & neck injuries
    • Hernias
    • Abdominal injuries/diseases
    • Soft tissue injuries
    • Obesity
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Breast surgery
    • GIT (Gastro-Intestinal)
    • DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis)
    • Varicose veins


    An expert in the branch of medicine that deals with diagnosing diseases and conditions of the aged such as:

    • Alzheimer’s
    • Arthritis
    • Osteoporosis
    • Parkinson’s disease
    • Memory loss
    • Chronic heart
    • Stroke & vision
    • Internal medicine
    • Rehabilitation
    • Falls
    • Confusion
    • Incontinence
    • Neuro-degenerative diseases

    Gynaecologist | Obstetrician

    A physician or surgeon qualified in diseases of the female reproductive system and all obstetric matters, including:

    • Accidents to fetus & mother
    • Assault
    • Vaginal & ovarian diseases including cancer
    • Uterine
    • Fertility
    • Incontinence
    • Infections & prolapse

    Surgical care of women and children during pregnancy, postnatal period and childbirth.


    A medical specialist trained in the anatomy, physiology, pathology, symptomatology and therapeutics related to blood and blood forming tissues.

    • Haemophilia
    • Lymphoma
    • Anaemia and
    • Leukaemia
    • Bleeding and clotting disorders lead and heavy metal intoxication
    • Auto immune blood disorders
    • Sickle cell disease
    • Assessment of heart, circulatory, blood and vascular diseases
    • Transfusion-acquired infections such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)and hepatitis B & C

    Hand & Micro Surgeon

    A surgeon specialising in diseases of the hand and arm and micro-surgery procedures.

    All hand and arm injuries:
    • Sport injuries
    • Nerve and tendon repairs
    • Arthritis
    • Trigger finger
    • Tennis elbow
    • Carpal tunnel and other ongoing pain or discomfort
    • Cyst removal
    • Crush & other traumatic injuries
    • Reattachment of fingers, hands & arms
    • Fractures, sprains, cuts and wounds
    • Toe-to-thumb
    • Transplants

    Infectious Diseases Physician

    A physician specialised in infections that affect the human body such as:

    • Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E,
    • Immunodeficiency virus (HIV) & acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
    • Tuberculosis
    • Golden staph
    • Legionnaires disease
    • Travel and hospital infections

    Neurologist | Paediatric

    A medical specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of non-surgical Paediatric conditions involving the:

    • Brain
    • Spinal cord
    • Peripheral nerves
    • Muscles & Nervous system


    A surgeon specialising in injuries/diseases to neck, back, spinal cord and head/ brain as well as peripheral nerves.

    Also, tumours and other malformations of the nervous system. All cerebral conditions, strokes, intracranial bleeding, cervical spine problems, shoulder/arm/hand syndrome, nerve lesions in limbs, spinal disc problems.

    All cerebral conditions:
    • Strokes
    • Intracranial bleeding
    • Cervical spine problems
    • Shoulder/arm/hand syndrome
    • Nerve lesions in limbs
    • Spinal disc problems

    Occupational & Environmental Medicine Physician

    Specialists in the study, diagnosis, and treatment of a vast range of illnesses caused by the industrial environment.

    Specialists in the study, diagnosis, and treatment of a vast range of illnesses caused by the industrial environment.

    • All musculo-skeletal injuries
    • Soft tissue injuries
    • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    • Return to Work
    • RSI
    • Epicondylitis
    • Hernia
    • Ganglion
    • Workplace exposures including chemicals
    • Asbestos & poisons
    • “Q” Fever
    • Ross River Fever
    • Worksite assessments
    • Fitness for employment and resumption programmes
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
    • Chronic pain

    Focus on the health effects of the relationship between workers and their work lives, at both an individual and an organisational level. OEPs are trained in evidence- based medicine, research methods, epidemiology, toxicology, ergonomics, worksite assessment, legislation and risk assessment.

    Occupational Medicine

    A doctor specialising in preventing, diagnosing and treating injuries, illnesses, and harmful exposures in workers.

    Occupational Therapist

    A health care professional that determines the impact of an injury on a person’s life, including activities at home, work and leisure which limits functional independence.

    • Functional Capacity Assessments
    • Section 40
    • Task analysis
    • Ergonomic Assessments
    • Fitness for employment
    • Assessments of combined Vocational and Activities of Daily Living
    • Personal and Domestic Care Skills
    • Home and Living Skills and Employability Assessments


    A specialist in the branch of medicine and surgery that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders.

    • Eye
    • Eye socket
    • Eyelid repair
    • Post traumatic blurred vision
    • Chemical burns
    Diseases of the eye including:
    • Cataracts
    • Glaucoma
    • Keratitis
    • Foreign bodies
    • Strabismus

    Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon

    A medical specialist who treats diseases and tumours of the:

    • Face
    • Teeth
    • Jaws
    • Dental Malformations
    • Facial Deformities
    • Orthodontics
    • Cleft Palates
    • Wisdom Teeth


    A specialist in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of dental and facial irregularities.

    • Crooked teeth
    • Bad bites
    • Unaligned jaw

    Orthopaedic Surgeon

    A medical specialist trained to diagnose, operate and treat disrders of the musculoskeletal system, including:

    • Soft tissue injuries
    • Diseases and dysfunction pertaining to the neck, back, shoulders, chest, hips, pelvis or limbs
    • Broken bones
    • Fractures
    • Dislocations
    • Joint reconstruction and replacement

    Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Specialised in Orthopaedic Disorders in Children to Adolescents.

    Pain Management & Rehabilitation

    A doctor whose prime function is to alleviate or control pain for which no other treatment has been successful.

    Specialises in easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those living with pain, including acute and chronic pain.

    • Nerve block
    • Epidural anesthesia
    • Paediatric pain
    • Addiction, drug abuse & toxicology
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
    • Chronic pain affecting arms, legs, hands or feet


    A dentist who specialises in the placement of dental implants and the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of periodontal disease.


    A professionally qualified person who can prepare and dispense medicinal drugs. Can assess medication to determine the following:

    • Appropriateness
    • Reasonably necessary
    • Amount
    • Frequency
    • Cessation (time)
    • Support capacity/RTW


    A person qualified to practice medicine, and specialises in diagnosis and medical treatment.

    • Back
    • Upper & lower limbs
    • Neck
    • DVT
    • Ganglion,
    • Arthritic & rheumatic conditions
    • Epicondylitis
    • Poisons
    • Chemicals/toxins
    • Diabetes
    • Heart & respiratory
    • Ross river fever
    • “Q” fever
    • Hernia
    • RSI & kidneys
    • Cardio-vascular & life expectancy


    A person qualified to assess, diagnose of musculoskeletal & Sports injuries.

    • Soft tissue injuries & massage
    • Joint mobilisation
    • Manipulation
    • Therapeutic exercise
    • Back, neck & headaches
    • Sports & spinal injuries
    • Chronic pain management
    • Work related injuries
    • Motor vehicle injuries whiplash
    • Sciatic pain
    • Nerve impingement
    • Functional Capacity Evaluation and Employability Assessments
    • IPC Assessments

    Plastic & General Reconstructive Surgeon

    A surgeon specialising in reconstructive procedures, to restore functionality and appearance.

    • Facial and body disfigurement, including burns
    • Skin grafts
    • Scarring
    • Skin cancer and Tumours to head and neck
    • Congenital abnormalities such as cleft palate and cosmetic/aesthetic problems
    • Hand injuries
    • Carpal Tunnel

    Plastic Surgeon

    A surgeon specialising in the reshaping, restoration or repair of the human body.

    • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Abdominoplasty
    • Breast Reduction and Lift
    • Face and Neck Lift
    • Liposuction
    • Scar Revision
    • Cancer Surgery
    • Burns


    A qualified person who treats disorders of the foot, ankle, skin, nail and lower leg injuries, caused by bone and joint disorders.

    • Arthritis
    • Soft-tissue and muscular pathologies
    • Calluses and ingrown toenails
    • Sports injuries (circulatory and skin conditions)

    Prosthetist/ Orthotics

    A healthcare professional who specialises in the design of artificial limbs, braces and other medical devices.


    Specialised Dentist, trained in complex dental & facial matters including:

    • Dental Implants
    • Jaw Disorders
    • Crowns, Bridges
    • Dentures


    A medical practitioner specialising in diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric illness:

    • Assessment of depression
    • Manic depressive illness
    • Mood and anxiety disorders
    • Obsessive or suicidal behaviour
    • Paranoia
    • Schizophrenia,
    • Gender identity disorders
    • Dementia
    • Insomnia
    • Drug & alcohol dependence
    • Post-traumatic stress disorders
    • Work-related stress claims


    A professional trained in the science of how people think, feel, behave and learn. Specialising in the diagnosis and treatment of psychological injury or illness.

    • Motor vehicle accidents
    • Depression
    • Personal injury
    • Anxiety
    • Stress claims
    • Pain management
    • Post-traumatic stress disorders
    • Psychological injuries
    • Emotional disturbance & behaviour problems
    • Vocational, Employability & Earning Capacity Assessments

    Radiologist (Diagnostic)

    A person who uses x-ray films, MRI, PET, ultrasound, CT to medically diagnose disease and injury. Correlates medical image findings with previous examination or test results and consults with referring physician to arrive at a definitive diagnosis.

    Rehabilitation & Pain Medicine

    An expert in the assessment, treatment and management of people with permanent disability as a result of injury or illness.

    Rehabilitation related to:

    • Spinal cord injury
    • Acquired brain injury
    • Post-surgery rehabilitation
    • Urodynamics
    • Orthopaedic prosthetics
    • Wound management
    • Pain management
    • Musculo-skeletal pain
    • Neuropathic pain
    • Cancer pain

    Rehabilitation Counsellor

    An expert who can assist people with disabilities, health conditions and disadvantages to achieve their personal, educational and vocational goals in life – return to work.

    Predominantly they provide Occupational Rehabilitation services to those who sustain injury at work or in motor vehicle accidents.

    Most commonly those who suffer physical disabilities or psychological disorders [mental illness] or substance abuse problems, which prevents them from returning to their pre-injury occupation. Vocational, Employability and Earning Capacity Assessments.

    Respiratory & Thoracic Physician

    A medical specialist who specialises in the prevention and treatment of diseases of the lungs and respiratory system including:

    • Asthma, and allergic diseases
    • Occupational and environmental diseases (e.g. dust, asbestos disease, coal mine fumes),
    • Bronchitis
    • Emphysema
    • Sleep disorders
    • Occupational & Environmental lung diseases
    • Paediatric thoracic medicine
    • Pulmonary cancer


    A specialist with a subspecialty interest in chronic diseases of the joints, connective tissues, and muscles.

    • Joint and soft tissue injuries/diseases
    • Bursitis
    • Backs
    • Tendonitis
    • Capsulitis
    • Myositis
    • RSI
    • Chronic fatigue
    • Regional pain syndromes
    • Rheumatoid and other inflammatory forms of arthritis
    • Reflex sympathy dystrophy
    • Epicondylitis
    • Tenosynovitis

    Speech Pathologist

    A clinician trained in the study, diagnosis and treatment of speech disorders.

    • Difficulty Speaking
    • Difficulty Listening
    • Understanding Language
    • Stuttering
    • Using Voice

    Sports Physician

    A medical doctor who specialists in acute & chronic musculoskeletal injury.

    • Soft tissue,
    • Thoracic spine
    • Back
    • Neck
    • Pelvis
    • Upper & lower limbs
    • Disease of joints
    • Ligaments
    • Tendons
    • Muscles
    • Bones
    • Neural or vascular structure
    • Strains
    • Contusion and physiology of exercise in medical disease: e.g. knee, shoulder, ankle etc. asthma, diabetes, cardiovascular

    Toxicologist (Forensic)

    A scientist who can perform scientific tests on bodily fluids such as blood, hair, and tissue samples to identify any drugs or chemicals absent or present in the body. Evaluating determinants or contributory factors in the cause and manner of death.

    Chemical poisoning (drugs & toxins), asbestos related disease, reactions to chemicals and pharmacology overdose, also Lung reactions to chemicals.


    A specialist in the branch of medicine that focuses on surgical and medical diseases of the urinary-tract system and the male reproductive organs.

    • Kidneys
    • Urinary system
    • Sexual dysfunction
    • Male reproductive system
    • Incontinence
    • Urological stones
    • Prostate disorders & circumcision

    Vascular Surgeon

    A surgeon who is highly trained to treat and diagnose diseases of the vascular system.

    • Veins
    • Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Capillaries
    • Phlebitis
    • Cellulitis
    • Circulation problems
    • Arteries