Dr (Siew) Heng Tan

Consultant Occupational Physician
Perth, WA


Dr Heng Tan is a distinguished Consultant Occupational Physician, specialising in Medicolegal assessments and consultations within Occupational and Environmental Medicine. With qualifications such as MBBS from the University of Western Australia and a Fellowship from the Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (AFOEM), Dr. Tan brings over 12 years of profound experience in occupational medicine, with a specific focus on musculoskeletal medicine and multidisciplinary injury management.

Dr. Tan’s medicolegal expertise is showcased through his comprehensive independent assessments, where he meticulously evaluates various facets of claims, including causation, liability, treatment, and recovery. His assessments are enriched by a deep understanding of legal frameworks such as the Workers Compensation and Injury Management Act and the Work Health and Safety Act, cultivated through professional interactions with legal experts and continuous learning.

His medicolegal acumen is further demonstrated through his significant contributions as an expert witness in numerous trials, where his balanced, objective, and evidence-based opinions have been instrumental. Dr. Tan’s reports are thorough and insightful, incorporating a holistic view of medical evidence and psychological, motivational, and workplace factors, providing a nuanced perspective on each case.

Accreditations and Schemes:

  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 5th Ed
  • Fitness For Duty
  • Life Insurance – TPD and Income Protection
  • Public and Professional Liability
  • Seafarers
  • WA Motor Vehicle
  • WA Workers’ Compensation

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