Dr Farhan Shahzad

Consultant Occupational Physician & Environmental Physician
Injury Management Consultant 
Sydney, Canberra & Telehealth

About

Dr Farhan Shahzad is a Specialist Occupational Physician experienced in the diagnosis, treatment and post-surgical recovery of work-related injuries and illnesses.  Specifically focusing on maximising those presentations that allow for safe and legally compliant, reintegration into the workforce, Dr Shahzad is considered an industry expert in workplace injury management.  

His area of expertise includes recommendations towards preventative measures to minimise injury, the requirement for any modification of duties or environment to job roles in return to work programs, review of workplace return to work programs conducted by allied health professionals to ensure their safety and medical feasibility, identifying suitable job roles where an individual’s transferable skills may be utilised and establishing if an individual is capable of a return to the workforce.

Accreditations

  • SIRA NSW Workers Compensation Injury Management Consultant- Physical Injuries
  • SIRA NSW Motor Accident Guidelines Authorised Health Practitioner NSW (post 1 Dec 2017)
  • SIRA NSW Workers Compensation Injury Management Consultant- Psychological injuries
  • SIRA NSW Motor Accident Assessor
  • SIRA NSW Motor Accident Authority MAS Medical Assessor
  • SIRA NSW Motor Accident Guidelines Dispute Resolution Service (pre 1 Dec 2017)
  • NSW Personal Injury Commission Motor Vehicle Medical Expert
  • SIRA NSW Workers Compensation Permanent Impairment Assessor
  • NSW Personal Injury Commission Workers Compensation Medical Expert
  • Medical Negligence
  • Comcare Guide to the Assessment of Degree of Permanent Impairment
  • Criminal Law
  • Life Insurance – TPD and Income Protection Assessments
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Public and Professional Liability
  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 4th Ed
  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 5th Ed

Services

Fitness for Duty
Medicolegal Medical Expert
Motor Vehicle Assessment
Medical Negligence
DVA
Criminal Law
Workers Comp Treatment
Seafarers
Medicolegal-Assessment-Life
Life Insurance
Telehealth Assessments

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