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Dr Rodney Marsh Psychiatrist Brisbane
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Dr Marsh completed training in Psychiatry and subsequently subspecialty training in old age psychiatry in 2000 and 2002 respectively. He is a member of the faculties of old age and forensic psychiatry. For over a decade, he has worked as a Consultation-Liaison psychiatrist in private practice and at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, specializing in the mental health of patients with medical and neurological disorders.

He has extensive experience in the provision of reports for WorkCover Queensland, as well as the assessment of impaired medical practitioners for the medical board of Queensland. Dr Marsh is highly experienced in the clinical care of the patients who have psychiatric concomitants of medical illness and trauma. This has included patient populations with: burns, orthopaedic, neurosurgical, spinal and head injuries; along with degenerative neurological disorders, oncology, and general medical conditions.

He is a committee member of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists’ local neuropsychiatry section, and has previously co-ordinated the continuing medical education program for Queensland psychiatrists. He regularly lectures medical students, psychiatry trainees, and local neurologists on neuropsychiatry topics.
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Dr Ross Kennedy Orthopaedic Surgeon Spring Hill
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Dr Ross Kennedy is an Orthopaedic Surgeon who is currently the visiting Senior Medical Officer at the Queen Elizabeth 2 Hospital, Greenslopes Private Hospital, The Mater Private and Sunnybank Private Hospital in Brisbane, Queensland. In addition to these positions Dr Kennedy has previously served on Medical Advisory committees at both the Mater Private Redlands Hospital and the Sunnybank Private Hospital, as well as Royal Darwin and Darwin Private Hospitals. He has served as the QE2 representative to the Queensland Orthopaedic Training Program.

Dr Kennedy began his education at the University of Melbourne where he graduated in 1984 with an MBBS, he then worked as an Intern at St Vincent’s Hospital and completed a Master of Surgery Degree in 1989.

Between 1995 and 1996 Dr Kennedy spent the year in Exeter in the UK completing a fellowship in arthroplasty at the Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Hospital. Upon returning to Australia Dr Kennedy worked in Darwin until he moved to Queensland in 2000.

Dr Kennedy has a special interest in Knee and Hip Joint Surgery’s and in particular the use of computer assisted Surgery. He has recently completed “ABIME training in AMA guide 5th Edition”, successfully sat ABIME exam, and awarded “CIME”.
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Dr Sanjay Joshi Orthopaedic Surgeon Brisbane, Melbourne
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Dr Joshi is a Certified Independent Medical Examiner with the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. He is GEPI accredited and is also an Impairment Assessor. His impairment assessments are provided for WorkSafe Victoria, South Australia, WorkCover Queensland ReturntoWork SA, WorkCover Western Australia and MAIAS. Additionally, he is a member of the Queensland Medical Assessment Tribunal (MAT) and the South Australian Employment Tribunal (SAET).

Dr Joshi migrated to Australia in 2005. He took a position as staff specialist with Queensland Health. He also qualified as a Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Prior to migrating to Australia, he worked in private practice in South Africa as a general orthopaedic surgeon for 10 years. Currently, Dr Joshi is serving as a Visiting Medical Officer at Kingaroy Private Hospital, Sunnybank Private Hospital and Mater Private Hospital.

Dr Sanjay Joshi is an accomplished Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon. He completed his medical degree at Bombay University. Following this he undertook his orthopaedic training and education at several leading hospitals in India, South Africa and Australia. His specialities include arthroscopic and arthroplasty surgery of the knee and shoulder, trauma and general orthopaedics.
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Dr Sarah Watts Orthopaedic Surgeon Brisbane
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr Sarah Watts completed her medical degree from the University of Queensland in 1998. She underwent her advanced training in orthopaedic surgery in Queensland, specialising in the lower limb. She has been a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons since 2009. In 2012, Dr Watts attained CIME accreditation which is certification for the use of the AMA Guides from the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME). Dr Watts has also completed the Comcare permanent impairment training to conduct Comcare assessments. She has also participated in the Guidelines to Evaluate Permanent Impairment in October 2014 and is accredited to conduct permanent impairment assessments.

Dr Watts is currently registered in Queensland, and is a member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association. She has previously been the Deputy Directory and Director of Orthopaedics at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. She now works as a Visiting Medical Officer at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. Dr Watts has a private practice at St Andrews War Memorial Hospital and visits North West Private Hospital. She remains actively involved in orthopaedic education and research.
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Dr Sharon Kelly Ear, Nose & Throat Specialist Brisbane
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Dr Sharon Kelly gained her medical degree from the University of Queensland in 1987. She became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons in 1995. Dr Kelly is registered in Queensland as an otorhinolaryngologist. Her current position is as a Consultant ENT Surgeon at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital Brisbane.
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Dr Simon Journeaux Orthopaedic Surgeon Brisbane, Gold Coast, Townsville, Sunshine Coast
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Dr Simon Journeaux gained his medical degree from the University of London (UK) in 1986. He undertook his orthopaedic training in the UK, becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1995. He came to Australia in 2003 and became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons in 2004. He has CME and CIME accreditation. Dr Simon Journeaux is registered in Queensland and practices in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. Since 2003 he has held the position of Director of Orthopaedics at the Mater Health Services. He is also a visiting medical officer. Dr Journeaux's major orthopaedic elective interest is in lower limb joint replacement including hip and knee arthroplasty with a special interest in revision hip surgery. Dr Journeaux also practices in adult and paediatric trauma and is a member of the AO Faculty teaching in Australia and internationally. He practices both in public and private practice. He currently prepares in excess of 400 independent reports a year for a variety of clients.
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Dr Stephen Coleman Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hand, Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder - Upper Limb) Brisbane
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Dr Stephen Coleman has over 25 years’ experience as an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hand and wrist conditions, including microsurgery, joint replacement, and hand trauma. He graduated in Medicine at the University of Queensland and completed Orthopaedic Surgery training in 1983.

Dr Coleman did post fellowship training in UK, USA and Brisbane. He was a Senior Orthopaedic Consultant at Princess Alexandra from 1983 – 2002. Dr Coleman was a foundation member of the Brisbane Hand and Upper Limb clinic in 1996 and is still a member of that clinic, the largest group of Upper Limb specialists in Queensland.
Dr Coleman lectures nationally and internationally on aspects of hand surgery.

His practice is restricted to surgery of the hand, wrist and micro surgery. His particular interests are arthritic surgery, carpal tunnel syndrome, hand trauma and Dupuytren’s contracture. Dr Coleman consults at Brisbane Private Hospital. His surgery is conducted at Brisbane Private Hospital. He is a certified American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME) and conducts Independent Medical Examinations for WorkCover Qld.
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Dr Terry Saxby Orthopaedic Surgeon Brisbane, Townsville, Melbourne
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Dr Terence Saxby is an Orthopaedic Surgeon, with over thirty years’ experience having
graduated from the University Of Queensland in 1981 with first class honours. Dr Saxby
specialises in Foot and Ankle injuries and completed a fellowship in Foot & Ankle surgery at
the Duke University Centre and also at the Union Memorial Hospital.

Dr Saxby currently works from a private practice and performing surgery’s at the Brisbane
Private Hospital, Brisbane City.

Dr Saxby continues his research and is actively engaged in Education having published over 40
articles, he is currently a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) and held
the position of President of the Australian Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society from 1999 to
2003.
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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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Dr Zarrar Chowdary Psychiatrist Melbourne
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Dr Zarrar Chowdary completed his Medical Degree from Ayub Medical College, Pakistan in 1999. He gained MRCPsych from the Royal College of Psychiatry in 2006 and subsequently FRCPsych in 2018 in England, UK. Dr Chowdary went on to further become a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in 2012. He has also obtained ABAM (USA) 2015 and AFRACMA.

Dr Chowdary is currently involved in private practice in Melbourne. Additionally, he is a Consultant Psychiatrist in Dual Diagnosis for Monash Health and an Adjunct Lecturer at Monash University. Dr Chowdary is a member of The Faculty of Addiction Psychiatry and an examiner for both the Australian Medical council and Royal Australian College of Psychiatrists. He has previously held the positions of Staff Specialist for alcohol & drug services and community psychiatry both in Australia and England.
Dr Chowdary has authored chapters for text book in Addiction psychiatry and was editor for Registrars for a quarterly newsletter.

He has a particular interest in alcohol use disorder, mental disorders, depression and chronic pain. His assessment specialties include general adult psychiatry, addiction, PTSD, anxiety, mood disorders, bipolar disorders and panic disorders.
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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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