Dr Thurairetnam Sivaruban (Dr Ruban)

Telehealth Only

VWA Provider Number: IME2839UC


Dr Thurairetnam Sivaruban (Dr Ruban) is an Australian-trained general adult Psychiatrist and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. 

Dr Ruban is an experienced Psychiatrist who has worked in various public hospitals including Nepean Hospital, Port Macquarie Hospital, Bowral Hospital, Wyoming Hospital and St Joseph’s Hospital.  Dr Ruban currently works in private practice.

He has expertise in managing various mental health disorders such as mood disorders, psychosis and anxiety disorders.  Dr Ruban conducts mental health assessments for people 18 years and over and has a particular interest in patients over 65 years and treating veterans.

Dr Ruban has experiences in conducting IME for worker’s compensation claims (liability, rehabilitation and permanent impairment assessments), fitness for duty, IP/TPD claims, DVA and medical negligence claims.

Accreditations and Schemes:

  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 5th Ed
  • ACT Motor Vehicle
  • ACT Workers’ Compensation
  • Aged Care Claims
    • Medical Negligence
    • Nervous Shock
  • Capacity Assessments
    • Accommodation and Lifestyle decisions
    • Driving Capacity Assessment
  • 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
  • SIRA NSW Motor Accident Guidelines Authorised Health Practitioner (AHP)
  • SIRA NSW Workers’ Compensation Permanent Impairment Assessor (PIA)
  • Seafarers
  • Sexual Abuse
    • Historical Abuse: Sexual
    • Historical Abuse: Non-Sexual
  • Testamentary Capacity
  • Worksafe Tasmania Permanent Impairment Assessor (PIA)

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