Consultant Occupational Physicians​

Dr John Low MBBS (UWA), Grad Dip OHS FAFOEM AMS AHP OGUK MRO GAICD

Senior Occupational Physician

Dr Low is OccuMED’s Founding Occupational Physician and WorkCover Approved Medical Specialist (AMS) with over 20 years of experience in the specialty.

Special interests include:

  • Complex independent medical evaluations
  • Complex fitness for work assessments
  • Absenteeism management
  • Medical Review Officer (MRO)
  • Rail safety medicals – AHP
  • OGUK Examining Doctor
  • 24/7 mine site support
  • Oversight of pre-employment medical assessments and other medical services for organisations (Chief Medical Officer)
  • Designing and implementing occupational health programs
Dr Roger Lai MBBS (UWA), MOHS FAFOEM
AMS MRO

Senior Occupational Physician

Dr Lai is a Senior Occupational Physician, WorkCover Approved Medical Specialist (AMS).

He also consults under contract to:

  • Department of Education
  • Department of Health
  • WA Police

Dr Lai is actively involved as an AFOEM examiner. He is also a clinical adjunct associate professor at Curtin University.

Special interests include:

  • Injury management
  • Fitness for work
  • Health surveillance
  • Independent medical/ permanent impairment assessments
  • ‘Upstream’ human capital investment; Design and implementation of integrated health protection and health promotion
  • Mental health programs
  • Drug and alcohol testing programs – Certified Medical Review Officer (MRO)
Dr Kevin Tan MBBS (UWA), GDOEH FAFOEM AMS AHP MRO DAME

Occupational Physician

Dr Tan is an Occupational Physician and a WorkCover Approved Medical Specialist (AMS).

Special interests include:

  • Independent medical examinations / medico-legal opinions (including non-musculoskeletal)
  • Complex fitness for work assessments
  • Risk consulting and communication
  • Health surveillance program development, implementation and monitoring
  • Drug and alcohol testing programs – Certified Medical Review Officer (MRO)
  • Case management file review
  • Rail safety medicals – AHP
  • Aviation medicals – DAME
  • Diving medicine
Dr Mukti Biyani MBBS (USyd), FAFOEM, GradDip OMHS, MIPH, MHM, GradDip Bus, AHP

Occupational Physician

Dr Biyani is an Occupational Physician with an expansive vision – “Healthy & Empowered Workers create Healthy Workplaces, Communities & Nations”.

She is a mindful practitioner and her clinical practice is based on a “wholistic” care model incorporating body-mind complex.

Special interests include:

  • Industry expertise: healthcare, FIFO, local government, transport, hospitality
  • Early intervention reviews
  • Proactive injury management
  • Fitness for work assessments
  • Independent medical assessments (IMEs)
  • Health surveillance
  • Site visits & periodic medicals
  • Health promotion, workplace related stress disorders, conflict resolution, multi-disciplinary reviews, case management file reviews
  • Risk consulting & communication
  • Rail safety medicals (Authorised Health Professional – Rail Doctor)
Dr James Provan MBBS Hons (UWA), FRACGP, FAFOEM, GDip (OccMed), DAME, AHP, AMS

Occupational Physician

Dr Provan is an Occupational Physician and WorkCover Approved Medical Specialist (AMS).

He is also a medical consultant to the Department of Defence (over 20 years). He holds qualifications in diving / underwater and aviation medicine.

Special interests include:

  • Independent medical and permanent impairment assessments
  • Fitness for work assessments
  • Chief Medical Officer (CMO) services
  • Overseas placement – fitness
Dr Ming Guo Li MD, Grad Dip OH, M.Med (ortho), PHD (ortho) AHP FAFOEM

Occupational Physician

Dr Li is an Occupational Physician who has worked with OccuMED since 2012. He is also an in-house medical consultant at Alcoa.

His years of experience from previously working as a spinal surgeon in China and an orthopaedic registrar in Australia enhances his understanding of musculoskeletal injuries and their management. His research background and PhD in orthopaedics enables him to utilize up-to-date medical evidence in assessing and managing medical conditions.

Special interests include:

  • Independent medical and permanent impairment assessments
  • Fitness for work assessments
  • Injury management
  • Medical assessments in Chinese/Mandarin
  • Health surveillance; program design, implementation and monitoring
  • Rail safety medicals (Authorised Health Professional – Rail Doctor)
Dr Grant TownsendMBBS (NDU), MMT (UWA), AMS, BSc (Physiotherapy), BSc (Life Sciences), FAFOEM

Occupational Physician

Dr Townsend is an Occupational Physician and WorkCover Approved Medical Specialist (AMS). 

He was previously a Physiotherapist graduate at Curtin University before completing his Masters in Musculoskeletal Studies at UWA in 2003, allowing him to provide additional depth to his assessment, management and rehabilitation of work recommendations related to musculoskeletal injuries.

Special interests include:

  • Specialist second opinion/advice on treatment of complex musculoskeletal injuries
  • Fitness for work assessments 
  • Independent medical and early intervention assessments
  • Injury management, rehabilitation and return to work assistance