Speciality List

 Speciality Description
Allergist/ImmunologistAsthma, dermatitis, hives, food, drug & insect allergy, immune deficiency.
AnaesthetistOpinions re clinical anaesthesia in pre-operative period.  Death-related issues & Obstetrics (Medical Negligence Claims).
CardiologistAssault, motor vehicle, work accidents, viral disease, heart attack, angina, hypertension, pericarditis, mitral regurgitation.  Death-related issues & medical negligence.
Cranio-maxillary Facial SurgeonJaw, eyes/eye socket, cheeks, nose, plastic surgery involving face & neck, nerves to head and neck, gun s hot wounds, car and industrial accidents.
DentistTeeth/mouth injuries, jaw/bite problems, (temporo-mandibular), motor vehicle accident, assault, loss of teeth.
DermatologySkin disease and allergy reactions, skin cancers, melanomas, cutaneous lesions, solar keratosis, psoriasis, moles, vitiligo.
EndocrinologistEndocrinology matters & medical negligence.
ENT SurgeonIndustrial Deafness, nose/sinus, breathing problems, balance problems, tinnitus, loss of taste and smell.  Allergy testing.
GastroenterologistLiver disease, Hep C, bowel symptoms – all gastrointestinal.
GynaecologistGynaecological/obstetric matters.  Pelvic bruising, car accidents, assault.  Loss of sexual function.  Medical negligence.
Hand SurgeonCarpal tunnel, de Quervain’s tenosynovitis, epicondylitis, nerve injury, trauma, burns, Dupuytren’s contracture, reflex sympathetic dystrophy.
NeurologistNeck and back pain, headache, migraine, stroke, peripheral nerves, EMG studies, multiple sclerosis.
NeurosurgeonNeck and back injuries, spinal disc problems, brain & peripheral nerve.
Occupational PhysicianNeck, back, upper & lower limb musculoskeletal, soft tissue injuries, carpal tunnel, epicondylitis, hernia, ganglion, asbestos &chemicals poisons, “Q” fever, Ross River Fever, work site assessments, occupational asthma, fitness for employment.
Occupational TherapistSection 40, ergonomic assessment, worksite assessments, functional capacity assessments.
OncologistMedical oncologies, palliative medicine, radiation oncology, file reviews.
Orthopaedic SurgeonAcute and chronic disorders of the musculoskeletal system, including soft tissue injuries, diseases and dysfunction.  Broken bones and fractures.
OphthalmologistEye injuries, diseases of the eye (cataracts, glaucoma, foreign bodies).
PhysicianBack, neck, upper & lower limbs, DVT, ganglion, arthritic and rheumatic conditions, epicondylitis, poisons, chemicals/toxins, diabetes, heart & respiratory.  “Q” Fever, Ross River Fever, Hernia, RSI, Kidneys.
Plastic & General Reconstructive SurgeonFacial, body disfigurement, including burns, skin grafting, scarring (keloid) and hand injuries, skin cancer, cleft palate.
ProsthodontistManagement of painful conditions affecting the muscles and joints of the face, temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). Restorative dental work and cosmetic treatment.
PsychiatristAssessing depression, manic depressive illness, obsessive or suicidal behaviour, paranoia, dementia, insomnia, schizophrenia, drug & alcohol dependence, post-traumatic stress disorder.
PsychologistAssault, robbery, motor vehicle accidents, anxiety, depression, personal injury, post-traumatic stress disorders, stress claims, pain management, neuropsychological reports.
RadiologistDiagnostic with investigations.
Rehab & Occ PhysicianNeck and back (soft tissue, pain disorder) pain & injury management – advice, progress & return to work, spinal injury, amputee rehabilitation.
Respiratory PhysicianLungs, dust, asbestos disease, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, sleep disorders.
RheumatologistReflex sympathetic dystrophy, joint/soft tissue injuries, bursitis, RSI, epicondylitis, tenosynovitis.  Chronic fatigue & pain syndrome.  Arthritis. Chronic musculoskeletal pain, inflammatory process, joint disease.
SurgeonBack, neck, limbs, fractures, broken bones, car accidents, bruising, hernia, damaged nerves, amputations, crush injury, abdominal, carpal tunnel syndrome, DVT, tumours, veins, gall bladder, liver, pancreas, haemorrhoids, thyroid.
UrologistUrological stones, impotency, sexual dysfunction, prostate disorder, circumcision, incontinence.
Vascular SurgeonVeins, DVT (deep vein thrombosis), cellulitis, circulation problems, phlebitis, arteries, capillaries.