Dr Gerald Chew

Dr Gerald Chew

Consultant General & Forensic Psychiatrist


Dr Gerald Chew is a well-respected psychiatrist based in Sydney, with over 25 years of experience in the field.

He has a strong reputation for his expertise in medico-legal work, particularly in personal injury and workers’ compensation cases. Dr Chew is frequently engaged as an expert witness in court cases, providing assessments and reports on the mental health and well-being of individuals involved in legal proceedings. He is known for his thorough and impartial evaluations, which take into account the latest research and best practices in the field.

In addition to his medico-legal work, Dr Chew also maintains a private practice in Sydney, where he offers a range of psychiatric services, including assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health conditions. He has a particular interest in anxiety and mood disorders, as well as trauma-related conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder.

Accreditations and Schemes:

  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 4th Ed
  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 5th Ed
  • ACT Motor Vehicle
  • ACT Workers’ Compensation
  • Aged Care Claims
    • Medical Negligence
    • Nervous Shock
  • Capacity Assessments
    • Accommodation and Lifestyle Decisions
    • Driving Capacity
    • Financial Capacity
    • Medical Decision-making
    • Testamentary Capacity
  • Comcare Guide to the Assessment of Degree of Permanent Impairment
  • Criminal Law
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Family Law
  • Fitness For Duty
  • Immigration Law
  • Life Insurance – TPD and Income Protection
  • Medical Negligence
  • Public and Professional Liability
  • Seafarers
  • Sexual Abuse
    • Historical Sexual Abuse
    • Historical Non-Sexual Abuse
  • SIRA NSW Motor Accident Guidelines Authorised Health Practitioner (AHP)
  • SIRA NSW Workers’ Compensation Permanent Impairment Assessor (PIA)
  • Victoria Transport Accidents Commission Joint Medical Examiner (JME)

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