Our experts

Assessment Hub offer a range of experts who cover multiple medical disciplines across all areas of compensation.

Our experts include:

Medical professionals

ENT Surgeons

Specialising in —

  • Industrial deafness
  • Tinnitus (ringing in the ear)
  • Nose fracture
  • Sinus issues
  • Balance problems
  • Loss of taste and smell.
General Surgeons

For the independent assessment of —

  • Amputation, trauma and crush injury on all body parts
  • Fractures
  • Hernias
  • Issues of the GIT (gastrointestinal tract), pancreas, gall bladder, spleen and adrenal glands
  • Tumours
  • DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis).
Hand Surgeons

Specialising in —

  • Carpel tunnel
  • De Quervain’s tenosynovitis
  • Epicondylitis
  • Nerve injury
  • Trauma, crush injury, loss of fingers or burns
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy.
Independent Medical Consultants (doctors)

SIRA-approved registered medical practitioners (doctors) specialising in —

  • Occupational injury
  • Workplace-based rehabilitation
  • Complex return to work and injury management barriers
  • Work capacity.
Neurosurgeons

Specialising in —

  • Disorders that affect the entire nervous system including the brain, spinal column, spinal cord, peripheral and extra-cranial nerves
  • Neck and back injuries.
Occupational Physicians

Specialising in —

  • Soft tissue musculoskeletal injuries to the neck, back, upper and lower limbs
  • Evaluating occupational cause for injury
  • Assessment of impairment
  • Physical disability after musculoskeletal injury
  • Fitness for work and work site assessments
  • Q Fever or Ross River fever
  • Occupational asthma
Orthopaedic Surgeons

Specialising in —

  • Acute and chronic disorders of the musculoskeletal system
  • Soft tissue injuries and diseases
  • Broken bones and fractures.
Plastic Surgeons

Specialising in —

  • Facial and body disfigurement
  • Scarring
  • Cleft palate
  • Burns
  • Skin cancers
  • Facets of cosmetic surgery and hand surgery.
Psychiatrists

Specialising in —

  • PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder (formerly ‘manic depressive illness’ or ‘manic depression’)
  • OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Paranoia
  • Dementia
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Drug and/or alcohol dependence.

Allied health professionals

Neuropsychologists

Specialising in the cognitive, emotional and behavioural effects of a wide range of brain disorders affecting memory, learning, attention, language, reading, problem-solving and decision-making.

Occupational Therapists

Specialising in nervous system functions including motor, social, personal, academic and vocational pursuits.

Physiotherapists

Specialising in physical disease, injury or deformity.

Psychologists

Specialising in all psychiatric illness and mental conditions including —

  • PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder (formerly ‘manic depressive illness’ or ‘manic depression’)
  • OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Paranoia
  • Dementia
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Drug and/or alcohol dependence.
Rehab Counsellors

Specialising in the assessment of those experiencing a disability, a health condition or social disadvantage which affects their ability to —

  • participate in employment
  • participate in education
  • live independently
  • access services in the community.