Dr Samari Jayarajah

Dr Samari Jayarajah

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Provider Number: 246587JK

VWA Provider Number: IME2465UI


Dr Samari Jayarajah earned her medical degree from Monash University in 2002 with Honours, after which she completed an internship and medical residency at the Alfred Hospital.

Her specialist training began in 2006 with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP). In 2008, she received a Master of Psychological Medicine from Monash University and became a Fellow of the RANZCP in February 2011. In 2012, Dr Jayarajah was admitted as an Associate Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA).

Dr Jayarajah’s experience spans various psychiatric sub-specialties, focusing on consultation-liaison psychiatry, psychotherapy, perinatal psychiatry, addiction medicine, and occupational psychiatry. She is accredited in the AMA4 guides (GEPIC) and holds a public appointment as a Consultant Psychiatrist at The Alfred Hospital.

Moreover, Dr Jayarajah serves as a Presiding Member on Medical Panels, delivering Opinions and Reasons for medical queries referred according to the Victorian Workers Compensation Legislation and the Wrongs Act 1958. She is a Psychiatrist member of the Convenor Advisory Committee and serves as the Independent Medical Advisor to National Australia Bank. Her role includes providing clinical supervision, collaborating with treating physicians, reviewing files, and devising management plans for injured workers with mental and physical health conditions.

Dr Jayarajah has a special interest in the following areas –

  • PTSD and Trauma related disorders
  • Historical sexual abuse
  • Womens mental health
  • Addiction psychiatry
  • Occupational psychiatry including TPD/ IP, workplace injuries
  • Personal injury / the wrongs act

Accreditations and Schemes:

  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 4th Ed
  • ACT Motor Vehicle
  • ACT Workers’ Compensation
  • Aged Care Claims
    • Medical Negligence
    • Nervous Shock
  • Capacity Assessments
    • Accommodation and Lifestyle
    • Driving
    • Financial
    • Medical Decision-making
    • Testamentary
  • Comcare Guide to the Assessment of Degree of Permanent Impairment
  • Criminal Law
    • Historical Sexual Abuse
    • Historical Non-Sexual Abuse
    • Sexual Abuse
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Fitness For Duty
  • Life Insurance – TPD and Income Protection
  • Medical Negligence
  • Public and Professional Liability
  • Seafarers

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