First established by Dr Goode in 2006, Independent Occupational Physicians is a private company providing high quality, high-end, objective, comprehensive, specialist Occupational Physician medicolegal reporting. This is backed up by careful perusal of all the salient points in the history of each case. Our opinions are substantiated by the evidence.
Dr Steven Goode is an experienced Occupational Physician, and the Director of the company. He has particular expertise in all multisystem fitness-for-duty and work capacity assessments, workplace based rehabilitation, and the permanent impairment assessment of injuries and accompanying disability across a range of jurisdictions including all Workers' Compensation systems, the Compulsory Third Party system, Federal and State government bodies, common law, employers/workplaces, various insurers (TPD and income protection), AHPRA and other regulatory bodies etc. Dr Goode is trained in permanent impairment assessment in a wide range of body systems using the Queensland GEPI 2.0; the AMA 4th, 5th and 6th Edition Guides; and the Comcare Guides, and he is an ABIME Certified Independent Medical Examiner. From August 2017, Dr Goode will be conducting appointments from his new rooms at the Gateway Specialist Centre, Carina.
In 2013, Dr Therese McGrath joined the group. She also is an experienced Occupational Physican with the same interests, she has also trained in the various forms of the Guides, and she also is an ABIME Certified Independent Medical Examiner. She is conducting appointments from her rooms in Strathpine.
We offer objective, comprehensive, specialist impairment, disability and work capacity assessments, with detailed, forensic file reviews, clinical examination of examinees, and timely reports. Other general occupational medicine services are also provided separately (please contact Drs Goode and McGrath directly).
Please see the following pages for making appointments, confirmations, costs and contact/booking information.