Dr Tony Sheehan

Dr Anthony Sheehan

Telehealth Only
VWA Provider No: 012554BY


Dr Anthony Sheehan is a highly qualified and experienced Psychiatrist who has completed over 5000 medicolegal assessments for a variety of clients including Worksafe, Life and Disability Insurers, DVA, ComCare and various legal firms.

Dr Sheehan provides comprehensive medical evaluations and expert opinions in medico-legal cases. Dr Sheehan has a special interest in the following area’s – depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders and post-natal depression.

Dr Sheehan started his medical journey at both Austin and Box Hill Hospitals in Melbourne, prior to moving into the field of Psychiatry and achieving his Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP) in 1991.   After spending time as a Consultant Psychiatrist at Maroondah Hospital, Dr Sheehan has been in private practice in Lilydale since 1993.

Dr Sheehan is a foundation and continuing member of the Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry and contributes his expertise on the Victorian Medical Panel Board of Examiners and a Psychiatric Member of the Mental Health Tribunal.

With his extensive qualifications, experience, and dedication to mental health and the medico-legal field, Dr. Anthony Sheehan is a trusted and respected professional who provides invaluable expertise in assessing psychiatric impairments and delivering expert opinions in legal matters.

Accreditations and Schemes:

  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 4th Ed
  • ACT Motor Vehicle 
  • ACT Workers’ Compensation 
  • Comcare Guide to the Assessment of Degree of Permanent Impairment 
  • Fitness For Duty 
  • Life Insurance – TPD and Income Protection 
  • Medical Negligence 
  • Northern Territory WorkSafe 
  • Public and Professional Liability 
  • Seafarers 
  • Victoria Transport Accidents Commission Joint Medical Examiner (JME) 
  • Worksafe Tasmania Permanent Impairment Assessor (PIA) 
  • WorkSafe Victoria Independent Impairment Assessor (IIA) 
  • WorkSafe Victoria Independent Medical Examiner (IME) 

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