Dr Michael Hong

Dr Michael Hong

Canberra ACT, Wentworthville NSW and Telehealth


Dr Michael Hong is a General Adult Psychiatrist with a special interest in PTSD, mood disorders such as depression and Bipolar illness, and mental health rehabilitation.

He has worked in occupational rehabilitation managing workers with psychological injuries, for more than 10 years, and has been writing medicolegal reports for more than 20 years.

Dr Hong enjoys a broad range of work and spends the majority of his time providing direct patient care. Previously he worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist at the Black Dog Institute depression clinic-a tertiary referral centre for complex mood disorders-receiving referrals from other psychiatrists for diagnostic clarification and treatment guidance.

He is actively involved in teaching medical students and psychiatrists-in-training from the University of NSW and the University of Notre Dame and has co-authored a number of research papers that are published in Australian and international psychiatric journals.

Accreditations and Schemes:

  • ACT Motor Vehicle Scheme Permanent Impairment Assessments
  • ACT Workers’ Compensation Permanent Injury Assessments
  • Comcare Guide to the Assessment of Degree of Permanent Impairment
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Fitness for Duty
  • Life Insurance – TPD and Income Protection
  • Medical Negligence
  • Public and professional liability Assessments
  • Seafarers Assessments
  • Sexual Abuse
  • SIRA NSW Motor Accident Guidelines Authorised Health Practitioner
  • SIRA NSW Workers’ Compensation Permanent Impairment Assessor

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