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Dr Tony Kostos Rheumatologist Melbourne
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Rheumatologist Dr Tony Kostos is as an experienced medico-legal consultant with an interest in musculoskeletal medical, occupational injuries and general rheumatology.
He holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, he is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association. Dr Kostos has extensive medico-legal experience and is highly practiced with conducting medico-legal assessments. Currently, he is involved in private practice at St Vincent’s Private and the Blackburn Specialist Suites.
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Dr Tony Menz Orthopaedic Surgeon Melbourne
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Dr Anthony Menz graduated with his Bachelor or Medicine and Bachelor or Surgery from the University of Adelaide Medical School in 1976. He became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1986, and in 1991 he became a Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association.
Dr Menz is currently a Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Ashford Hospital and Parkwynd Private Hospital in Adelaide. His previous positions include being a Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon in Darwin Private Hospital, Darwin and Mildura Private Hospital, Victoria. Dr Menz was also a Principal Practitioner in the Department of Orthopaedics, SPORTMED SA Hospital.
Per year Dr Menz performs approximately 150 total knee replacements (including revisions) and approximately 650 knee arthroscopies. He also performs a significant number of total hip replacements, ankle arthroscopies, anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions and autologous chondrocyte grafting per year.
Dr Menz has been awarded AMA5 and Comcare accreditations. He has a number of professional interests including, but not limited to, knee and ankle arthroscopy, ACL reconstruction, chondral grafting and hip and knee arthroplasty. His assessment specialties include lower limb, upper limb and spinal injuries.
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Dr Trevor Gervais Orthopaedic Surgeon Brisbane
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Dr Trevor Gervais is a Brisbane-based Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in Adult and Paediatric Hand Surgery (as well as general adult & pediatric orthopaedic trauma). Dr Gervais completed his medical degree from the Queen s University of Belfast in 1998 before moving to Queensland to complete his surgical and advanced surgical training (FRACS). He subsequently undertook further fellowship training in hand and peripheral nerve surgery in Sydney and is currently a practicing Hand and Upper Limb surgeon at St Andrews Hospital in Brisbane. Dr Gervais will examine all hand and upper limb conditions as well as general Orthopaedic conditions.
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Dr Wasim Shaikh Psychiatrist Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Gold Coast, Rockhampton, Melbourne
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Dr Wasim Shaikh has been consulting for Medilaw across multiple locations for the past 5 years. Dr Shaikh is a Specialist Psychiatrist and Certified Independent Medical Examiner. He has completed over 1,700 Independent Psychiatric Assessments over the last 5 years, including for Statutory and Common Law claims, insurance claims, federal/ defence claims, and fitness for duty examinations

Dr Shaikh completed his psychiatric training in the United Kingdom, and is a Fellow of the Australian College of Psychiatrists. Having previously worked as a Clinical Director with Queensland Health, he is now a Private Psychiatrist / TMS therapist practicing in North Brisbane.

Dr Shaikh has trained in assessments according to the AMA Guides (including AMA6) and the PIRS/ GEPI. He is a Comcare trained assessor of permanent impairment, and an approved examiner for Worksafe Victoria and Workcover NSW. He has a special interest in secondary psychiatric Injuries and psychiatric permanent impairment. In 2014, he travelled to the USA and acquired training on the DSM - 5, the most recent edition of this classification system. Dr Shaikh is a trained expert witness and has ample experience of attendance at court hearings.
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Mr Arshad Barmare Orthopaedic Surgeon Melbourne
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Melbourne in 2012. He attended the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the National University of Singapore. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the International Surgical Outcomes Study.

Currently he is the Deputy Directory of Orthopaedic Surgeon at Alfred Health. He also an orthopaedic consultant across 3 additional Melbourne based Hospitals. Prior to his current orthopaedic surgery and academic endeavours, he served for three years as an Orthopaedic Consultant with North West Regional Hospital in Burnie, Tasmania, which he left in 2009 when he became an orthopaedic surgeon for Goulburn Valley Health.

Dr Barmare has been accredited to conduct WorkSafe Victoria assessments. His assessment specialities include, shoulder, knee, hip, foot, ankle and the spine. Dr Barmare has a wealth of international medical experience and specializes in joint replacement, trauma, sports injuries, and all facets of Orthopaedics and the musculoskeletal system.
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Mr Peter Perros Neuropsychologist Brisbane
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Mr Peter Perros gained his degree in 1978. He went on to achieve his Masters (Psychology) in 1987. He is a Member of the College of Forensic Psychologists and a Member of the College of Clinical Neuropsychologists and the Australian Psychological Society. Mr. Perros is currently a consultant psychologist in private practice.
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Mr Sven Roehrs Occupational Therapist Brisbane
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Mr Roehrs is a highly regarded occupational therapist with an extensive history of functional assessment and occupational and MVA rehabilitation. He has been providing assessments for courts for 20 years and has made expert appearances on multiple occasions. Mr Roehrs undertook his occupational therapy degree at the University of Queensland, completing one of his practicums in Vancouver, Canada. He initially worked for Veterans' Affairs after graduating and then went on to work in London's Ealing Hospital. On returning to Australia, he worked in the area of head injury rehabilitation, managed a research project in relation to stroke patients, and then ran center-based rehabilitation programs. He has since been engaged primarily in work-based rehabilitation programs and safety and ergonomic assessments. He has been a guest lecturer at both the University of Queensland and the Australian Catholic University.
A standard report from Mr Roehrs' will clearly outline any physical limitations, functional reduction, and impact of functional loss on work capacity, activities of daily living and leisure. His reports also address the potential of prior injury on current function, the likelihood of improvement and treatment needs, gratuitous care, the need for ongoing personal or domestic assistance and the requirement of aids or home equipment. Also, if the plaintiff is not in employment, the possibility of gainful employment and any training requirements.
Mr Roehrs has treated or been involved in the rehabilitation of numerous conditions, including: whiplash, back strain, disc injuries, head injuries, spinal cord injuries, stroke, degloving, amputations, fractures, joint injuries and replacements.
Mr Roehrs' vast knowledge of functional job demands as an occupational therapist has been gained over many years of undertaking ergonomic, and safety and rehabilitation on-site is a significant advantage when providing expert opinion on an individual's ability to perform work roles.
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Ms Marlene Graham Psychologist Brisbane
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Ms Graham has been a medico-legal consultant since 2000 with a keen focus on psychological and vocational assessments. Her occupational areas of expertise include clinical assessment and counselling, rehabilitation coordination, counselling, career transition, organisational psychology and workplace mediation.

Ms Graham obtained her Bachelor of Science with Honours at the University of Queensland, in addition she has completed a Major in Psychology. Ms Graham is a qualified Mediator with a practitioners Certificate in Mediation & Conciliation through the Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia.

Ms Graham holds membership with the Australian Psychological Society the APS special interest group of Rehabilitation Psychology. She is also a registered member or APRHA.

Trauma, Stressor-Related Disorders and Phobias, as well as Neuroplasticity and Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Techniques are her special interest areas.
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