David Gorman - Secretary
MB,BS, FRACP, BSc(Med), B Leg Stud, FACLM, FFPMANZCA, FAChPM
Dr David Gorman is a Consultant Physician trained in General Medicine and Medical Oncology now specialising in Pain Medicine and Palliative Medicine. He practises in Sydney in private practice and in a Staff Specialist role part-time at Prince of Wales Hospital in Pain Medicine.
He is active in medico-legal assessments with MLCOA and sees patients with general medical conditions as well as musculoskeletal pain. He is an Assessor with the Motor Accident Authority in NSW, accredited for Dispute Resolution with SIRA and an Approved Medical Specialist with Workcover in NSW and Tasmania. He is approved and has extensive experience in the use of AMA 4th and 5th Editions for Permanent Impairment assessments.
He also has interests particularly in the assessment the effect of medical conditions on work capacity – this includes conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome. He also has particular expertise in assessing patients’ capacities after cancer treatment.
He has acted as a Medico-Legal Advisor with the medical indemnity company (MIPS). Currently he advises on medical malpractice cases through the Assess Group and through his private practice, Gorman Medico-Legal.