Dr James Bodel

Dr James Bodel

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Sydney CBD and Parramatta, NSW

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Dr James Bodel is a respected Orthopaedic Surgeon, highly regarded in the medicolegal profession and with expertise in all aspects of general orthopaedics including Spine, Upper Limb, Lower Limb, and Pelvis.

With over 30 years’ experience in the medicolegal arena, Dr Bodel has vast knowledge in conducting permanent impairment assessments and reports, independent medical examinations, disability evaluations and in dispute resolution. He was involved in the development of the WorkCover NSW guidelines and works with the NSW Personal Injury Commission to resolve disputes regarding the evaluation of permanent impairment.

Dr Bodel has chosen MEDirect as his booking and practice management system for his very successful medicolegal business – MedAssess Australia.

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
  • Comcare Guides to the Assessment of Degree of Permanent Impairment
  • Criminal Law
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Fitness For Duty
  • Life Insurance – TPD and Income Protection
  • Medical Negligence
  • Motor Accident Injury Commission Queensland (MAIC)
  • Public and Professional Liability
  • SIRA NSW Motor Accident Guidelines Authorised HealthPractitioner NSW (post 1 Dec 2017)
  • SIRA NSW Workers’ Compensation Permanent Impairment Assessor
  • Seafarers
  • Workers’ Compensation Queensland

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