Dr Charles Malpas is a board-endorsed neuropsychologist (MAPS FCCN), currently working in the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at The Alfred Hospital and in private practice. He is a research fellow in the Clinical Outcomes Research Unit (CORe) at the Department of Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital.
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.
Dr Begg is a member of the Faculty of Forensic Psychiatrist of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. Dr Begg specialises in assessing mental compentency, fitness to stand trial and mental health, which may have a bearing on sentencing conditions for criminal matters prior to court.
Dr Nicole Phillips is a clinical psychiatrist with a special interest in women's mental health and chronic fatigue syndrome. Other interests include; anxiety and depression, mood disorders, PTSD, chronic pain and co-morbid physical and psychological conditions.
Dr Farnbach is a general adult psychiatrist with a special interest in transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), depression and other psychiatric illnesses, such as bipolar disorder and PTSD.
Prof. Michael Jelinek has been involved with medico-legal work for over 30 years. Much of this being involved with WorkSafe assessments in Victoria, particularly cardiovascular impairment assessment.
Dr Burdon is a specialist in respiratory and sleep medicine with special interests in asbestosis and silicosis, occupational asthma and lung diseases, respiratory diseases, disorders of airflow obstruction and respiratory impairment. Dr Burdon is currently the Chairman of the Board at the National Asthma Council Australia.
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.
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.
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.
Deirdre Richards has over 20 years' experience working as an occupational therapist in both the public and private sectors, across a spectrum of disabilities.
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.
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 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 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.
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 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.
Dr Gallogly is a General Psychiatrist and Forensic Psychiatrist having trained as a medical doctor at the Queen’s University of Belfast. Having worked in Dublin as a GP, he developed an interest in mental health and completed his training as a Psychiatrist.
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.
Dr Elliot Gerschman is a clinical psychologist who consults privately at his Melbourne based practice, Satisfied Mind, focusing on adult clinical psychology, mindfulness, and chronic pain management.
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.
Dr Ben Harris is a highly regarded clinical neuropsychologist with well over a decade’s full-time clinical experience. He holds senior public appointments in psychiatry for Monash Health and in the memory and specialist medical clinics for St Vincent’s Health.
Melbourne based Clinical Neuropsychologist Susan Carey is highly skilled in medico legal neuropsychological assessments in forensic and criminal settings, having provided expert witness reports for court and assessments in prisons throughout Victoria.
Ms Alison Cullen holds both a Bachelor of Psychology and a Master of Forensic Psychology and is a current practising Forensic Psychologist. She is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and an associate member of the Australian Psychological Society's College of Forensic Psychology.
Dr Catherine Nyuthe completed her medical degree at the University of Pretoria, Cape Town, South Africa and was granted Fellowship of the Colleges of Medicine (Psychiatry) in 2010. In that same year she was awarded the National Novartis Award for Best Clinical Candidate in South Africa.
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.
Ms Curtain has practiced as an occupational therapist for 13 years. As a Senior in Neurological and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation she has worked in acute hospitals, rehabilitation facilities and community settings giving her a thorough understanding of the rehabilitation continuum.
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.
Mr Malcom Baxter is a consultant ENT surgeon currently practising in Melbourne and involved in leading research at Monash Medical Centre.
Dr Robyn MacBeth is a specialist occupational and environmental physician with over 14 years experience in occupational and environmental medicine across metropolitan Victoria.
Professor Foster has over 25 years of international experience in clinical neuropsychology, obtained throughout the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and Australia.
Associate Professor Robert Kaplan is a forensic psychiatrist with a strong focus on medico-legal psychiatric reporting including criminal, probate and family court reports.
Dr Deepinder Miller is a consultant psychiatrist with a family law background who specialises in medico-legal report writing and expert witness testimony. Her private practice is at St. Vincent’s Clinic in Darlinghurst.
Dr Garry Helprin is a New South Wales based cardiologist with more than 30 years of experience working, inter alia, in intensive care units and coronary care at numerous hospitals Australia-wide and overseas.
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 Kinsella is a current practicing clinical psychologist, bringing up to date medical knowledge to his independent medical reports.
A consultant Urologist with over 30 years of practice offers experienced in providing medico-legal reports and impairment assessments.
A consultant Rheumatologist experienced in providing medico-legal reports and impairment assessments.
Paediatrician with over 10 years’ clinical experience, now providing medico-legal examinations and reports through Lex Medicus.
A Continence Nurse with over 20 years of experience incontinence assessment, diagnosis and management, now partnering with Lex Medicus to provide independent medical examinations and reports.
A Specialist Rehabilitation Physician with extensive clinical and medico-legal experience.
A Clinical Neuropsychologist and Forensic Psychologist experienced in complex psychological assessments and reports.
A Forensic Psychologist and Clinical Neuropsychologist with extensive experience in providing psychological and clinical neuropsychological reports and expert witness services.
A leading Melbourne Plastic Surgeon with over 30 years' experience to inform his expert medical opinion.
Lex Medicus Founder and Director
Lex Medicus Publishing Co-Founder
Independent Medical Examiner
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.
A highly regarded Consultant Physician (Vascular Disease and Pain Management) with extensive experience in providing quality medico-legal reports.
A Senior Psychiatrist collaborating with Lex Medicus to offer psychiatric reports for patients over the age of 18. Professor Barton is an Academic and Clinical Psychiatrist, who works as a a Consultation Liaison Psychiatrist at the Acquired Brain Injury Unit, Caulfield Hospital, is a Senior Consultant at Ballarat Health Services, and is the Director of Mental Health Services at South Eastern Private Hospital.
Associate Professor Abdul Khalid has over 20 years of experience as a Psychiatrist, practicing in India, Nepal and Australia. Associate Professor Khalid has over 20 years of experience as a psychiatrist practicing in India, Nepal and Australia.
An experienced consultant in Occupational Medicine, with a key interest in Musculoskeletal Injury Management, Fitness for Work and Disability/Impairment Evaluation.
A consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist comprehensive clinical expertise and experience.
A senior consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist providing independent expert opinion based on significant experience both in Australia and overseas.
Dr Poppenbeek is a Specialist Occupational Physician with over 30 years of clinical and medico-legal experience.
An established Orthopaedic Surgeon with over 30 years’ clinical experience now partnering with Lex Medicus in 2016.
A senior practicing Psychiatrist whose clinical experience adds currency to his expert medico-legal opinion. A senior practicing Psychiatrist, Mr Ingram’s ongoing clinical experience adds currency to his expert medico-legal opinion.
An established and reputable member of the Lex Medicus team with over 30 years Orthopaedic surgery experience.
A medical oncologist with solid and varied clinical experience to inform his expert medical opinion.