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Mr Thomas Kossmann
Lex Medicus Founder and Director
Lex Medicus Publishing Co-Founder
Independent Medical Examiner
Dr Amy Touzell (nee Nall)
Dr Touzell is an orthopaedic surgeon with a sub-speciality in trauma, foot and ankle surgery. Dr Touzell has a particular interest in arthroscopic hindfoot surgery and minimally invasive techniques for deformity correction of the lower limb. She is an accredited WorkSafe and TAC impairment medical examiner.
Mr Douglas Gardiner
An established and reputable member of the Lex Medicus team with over 30 years Orthopaedic surgery experience.
A/Professor Bruce Love
An established Orthopaedic Surgeon with over 30 years’ clinical experience now partnering with Lex Medicus in 2016.
Mr Arshad Barmare
Previously Deputy Director of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Alfred Hospital, Mr Arshad Barmare is a distinguished orthopaedic surgeon with over two decades of surgical experience. Mr Barmare's specialty lies in joint replacement, trauma, sports injuries and all facets of orthopaedics and the musculoskeletal system.
Mr David Marshall
Mr David Marshall has over 10 years’ experience in medico-legal report writing. He is accredited in upper limb, lower limb and spinal conditions with RTW SA & MAIAS, Comcare, public liability assessments, NSW & VIC Workcover compensation impairment assessments, NSW CTP and TAC.
Mr David Slattery
Mr Slattery's special interests are: hip and knee surgery, complex pelvic surgery, orthopaedic trauma, paediatrics and anterior minimally invasive hip replacements. Mr Slattery currently operates at The Royal Children’s, Royal Melbourne and The Avenue Hospitals.
Mr Roy Carey
Mr Roy Carey is a leading orthopaedic spine surgeon with over 30 years' experience treating patients with spinal disorders with special focus on lower back pain.
Dr Jonathan Hooper
Dr Jonathan Hooper is an internationally known orthopaedic surgeon with a strong medico-legal background, certified in AMA 4th Edition for upper and lower extremities and the spine.
Mr Ponnaren Pak
Mr Ponnaren (Pon) Pak is an orthopaedic surgeon operating on both upper and lower limbs. He obtained his medical degree from The University of Melbourne and undertook advanced orthopaedic training in Melbourne and Sydney. He is a recognised fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He has undergone post fellowship (Subspecialty) training in shoulder and upper limb surgery, as well as knee arthroplasty and orthopaedic sports medicine.
Accredited for spinal impairment assessments under AMA 4 in Victoria.
Mr Robert Ivers
Dr Ivers is a qualified and experienced assessor of musculoskeletal conditions affecting the spine and the extremities. His professional interests are in the area of spine, upper limb and lower limb with particular interest in general orthopaedics and trauma, arthroscopy and arthroplasty.
Mr John Buntine
Mr Buntine is a plastic and hand surgeon who specialises in assessing nerve and tendon injuries at and below the level of the elbow. Mr Buntine assesses scarring of all parts of the body.
Accredited in AMA Guides 4th & 5th Ed, WorkSafe VIC, WorkCover Tasmania and Queensland and TAC approved assessor.
Mr Tom Robbins
A leading Melbourne Plastic Surgeon with over 30 years' experience to inform his expert medical opinion.
Dr Neil Berry
Dr Neil Berry is a general and trauma surgeon with special interest in all abdominal hernias, gastrointestinal surgery and musculoskeletal trauma of the spine, upper and lower limb. Accredited in AMA Guides 4th & 5th Ed, Comcare, TAC, impairment assessments for WorkSafe VIC, TAC and Wrongs Act, as well as Worker's Compensation and Motor Accident Authority in NSW.
Mr Peter Burke
Mr Burke is an experienced General Surgeon with special interests in hand and upper limb injuries/disabilities, lower limb injuries/disabilities, dermatological issues, skin, including scarring, gastroenterological injuries, general surgery, diagnosis and disability, injuries, hernias (external and internal), neurological issues, particularly of upper and lower limbs.
Mr Salim Chaloob
Mr Chaloob is a General and Laparoscopic Surgeon, expert in complex general surgery and minimally invasive surgery and with a special interest laparoscopic hernia repair, colorectal surgery and bariatric surgery.
Ear Nose Throat Surgery
Mr Malcolm Baxter
Mr Malcom Baxter is a consultant ENT surgeon currently practising in Melbourne and involved in leading research at Monash Medical Centre.
Mr David Wallace
Mr Wallace is a paediatric and adult neurosurgeon with a wide range of clinical interests ranging from brain and spine tumors, skull fractures, spinal disc disease, arterio-venous malformations of the brain and spinal cord, the diagnosis and treatment of hydrocephalus, scalenus syndrome and thoracic outlet syndrome.
Mr Armin Drnda
Mr Drnda is a neurosurgeon with a diverse international training achieved in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Sweden, Italy and Australia. After moving to Australia in 1997, he obtained the FRACS fellowship in 2001. Mr Drnda is specialised in brain tumours, vascular neurosurgery, cranial base surgery, spinal surgery, spinal arthroplasty and stereotaxic techniques.
Mr Myron Rogers
Mr Myron Rogers became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Neurosurgery) in 1991 and is currently practicing at Cabrini Hospital, Knox Private Hospital and the Austin Hospital in Melbourne.
Oral Surgery & General Dentistry
Dr Naser Albarbari
Dr Albarbari is a registered specialist oral surgeon and has recently returned from studying at Harvard University in the USA. He holds a Master’s of Science degree and has over 18 years operation, clinical and leadership experience.