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 IMMEX In-House Medical Practitioners


Dr Sugeesh Pathirana



Consultant Physician in Occupational and Environmental Medicine


  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery MBBS (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka)
  • Fellow of the Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine of
    The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FAFOEM RACP)
  • WorkCover Authorised Medical Practitioner
  • WorkCover Accredited Injury Management Consultant (IMC)
  • SIRA Accredited Injury Management Consultant (IMC)
  • Accredited Health Assessor for Rail Safety Workers
  • Medical Review Officer for workplace drug and alcohol testing (MRO officer)
  • Government Contracted Doctor for Disability Support Pension Assessments (GCD)


  • Registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine (ANZSOM)
  • Member of the Australasian Medical Review Officer Association (AMROA)
  • Member of the Australian Medical Association (AMA)
  • Member of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)


  • Musculoskeletal Medicine and Primary care of work-related injuries
  • Experience in Fitness-for-duty assessments over 10 years
  • Experience in the development and implementation of occupational health surveillance¬†programs and health promotion programs
  • Pre-employment medical assessments
  • Hazardous substance health surveillance assessments.
  • Travel medicine and vaccinations
  • Injury Management Consultations
  • Experience in risk communication with employers and employees
  • Workplace risk assessments
  • Extensive experience in Telemedicine Consultations

Industry Experience:

  • Transport
  • Mining
  • Rail
  • Construction
  • Waste Management
  • Health
  • Hospitality
  • Municipal Council
  • Maritime
  • Manufacturing
  • Public Service
  • Police

Professional Interests:

  • Fitness-for-duty assessments
  • Telemedicine
  • Occupational hazard risk assessments
  • Rehabilitation of long-term work-related injuries

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