Dr Sandra McBurnie

Occupational Physician


Dr Sandra McBurnie is a Consultant Occupational Physician with 20 years’ experience working in occupational medicine. Currently a Fellow of the Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (FAFOEM), a member of the Australia and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine (ANZSOM) and a trainee supervisor for the NSW Representative on the AFOEM.  Previously Dr McBurnie has also been the AFOEM Director of Training for NSW.

Dr McBurnie has worked with government and private organisations across a variety of industries.  She has extensive experience in the assessment and provision of reports in relation to the impact of injury and medical conditions on work capacity, permanent impairment and in medicolegal and insurance settings across different schemes and in different jurisdictions.


  • SIRA NSW Workers Compensation Permanent Impairment Assessor
  • SIRA NSW Motor Accident Guidelines Authorised Health Practitioner NSW (post 1 Dec 2017)
  • Comcare Guide to the Assessment of Degree of Permanent Impairment
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Life Insurance – TPD and Income Protection Assessments
  • Public and Professional Liability
  • Seafarers
  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 4th Ed
  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 5th Ed





Workers Comp Treatment
Workers Comp Assessment
Telehealth Assessments
Fitness for Duty Assessments, Personal Injury Professionals, Sydney NSW - MEDirect
Fitness for Duty
Public & Professional Liability
Life Insurance
Medicolegal Medical Expert
Motor Vehicle Assessment

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