Speciality List

 Speciality  Description
Allergist/Immunologist Asthma, dermatitis, hives, food, drug & insect allergy, immune deficiency.
Anaesthetist Opinions re clinical anaesthesia in pre-operative period.  Death-related issues & Obstetrics (Medical Negligence Claims).
Cardiologist Assault, motor vehicle, work accidents, viral disease, heart attack, angina, hypertension, pericarditis, mitral regurgitation.  Death-related issues & medical negligence.
Cranio-maxillary Facial Surgeon Jaw, eyes/eye socket, cheeks, nose, plastic surgery involving face & neck, nerves to head and neck, gun s hot wounds, car and industrial accidents.
Dentist Teeth/mouth injuries, jaw/bite problems, (temporo-mandibular), motor vehicle accident, assault, loss of teeth.
Dermatology Skin disease and allergy reactions, skin cancers, melanomas, cutaneous lesions, solar keratosis, psoriasis, moles, vitiligo.
Endocrinologist Endocrinology matters & medical negligence.
ENT Surgeon Industrial Deafness, nose/sinus, breathing problems, balance problems, tinnitus, loss of taste and smell.  Allergy testing.
Gastroenterologist Liver disease, Hep C, bowel symptoms – all gastrointestinal.
Gynaecologist Gynaecological/obstetric matters.  Pelvic bruising, car accidents, assault.  Loss of sexual function.  Medical negligence.
Hand Surgeon Carpal tunnel, de Quervain’s tenosynovitis, epicondylitis, nerve injury, trauma, burns, Dupuytren’s contracture, reflex sympathetic dystrophy.
Neurologist Neck and back pain, headache, migraine, stroke, peripheral nerves, EMG studies, multiple sclerosis.
Neurosurgeon Neck and back injuries, spinal disc problems, brain & peripheral nerve.
Occupational Physician Neck, 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 Therapist Section 40, ergonomic assessment, worksite assessments, functional capacity assessments.
Oncologist Medical oncologies, palliative medicine, radiation oncology, file reviews.
Orthopaedic Surgeon Acute and chronic disorders of the musculoskeletal system, including soft tissue injuries, diseases and dysfunction.  Broken bones and fractures.
Ophthalmologist Eye injuries, diseases of the eye (cataracts, glaucoma, foreign bodies).
Physician Back, 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 Surgeon Facial, body disfigurement, including burns, skin grafting, scarring (keloid) and hand injuries, skin cancer, cleft palate.
Prosthodontist Management of painful conditions affecting the muscles and joints of the face, temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). Restorative dental work and cosmetic treatment.
Psychiatrist Assessing depression, manic depressive illness, obsessive or suicidal behaviour, paranoia, dementia, insomnia, schizophrenia, drug & alcohol dependence, post-traumatic stress disorder.
Psychologist Assault, robbery, motor vehicle accidents, anxiety, depression, personal injury, post-traumatic stress disorders, stress claims, pain management, neuropsychological reports.
Radiologist Diagnostic with investigations.
Rehab & Occ Physician Neck and back (soft tissue, pain disorder) pain & injury management – advice, progress & return to work, spinal injury, amputee rehabilitation.
Respiratory Physician Lungs, dust, asbestos disease, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, sleep disorders.
Rheumatologist Reflex sympathetic dystrophy, joint/soft tissue injuries, bursitis, RSI, epicondylitis, tenosynovitis.  Chronic fatigue & pain syndrome.  Arthritis. Chronic musculoskeletal pain, inflammatory process, joint disease.
Surgeon Back, 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.
Urologist Urological stones, impotency, sexual dysfunction, prostate disorder, circumcision, incontinence.
Vascular Surgeon Veins, DVT (deep vein thrombosis), cellulitis, circulation problems, phlebitis, arteries, capillaries.