Specialists / Consultants
Era Health has a number of in-house and visiting medical specialists and consultants. Brief details about these specialists and consultants are given below together with their contact details for appointments.
Dr John AM Gall BSc (Hons), MB, BS, PhD, FACLM, FFFLM (RCP Lond), FFCFM (RCPA), DMJ (Clin & Path)
Consultant Forensic Physician
All areas of clinical forensic medicine but particularly:
• Personal Injury
• Child abuse and neglect (including child sexual abuse)
• Injury interpretation
• Traffic medicine (drugs and driving)
• Custodial medicine
• Clinical toxicology
• Cancer cluster investigations
Dr Gall is a forensic physician with over 20 years experience in the field. He is a Senior Consultant in the Victorian Paediatric Forensic Medical Service located at the Royal Children’s Hospital and Monash Medical Centre, a Clinical Associate Professor within the Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, a member of the International Editorial Board of the Journal of Legal and Forensic Medicine, Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, and Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences. John undertook postgraduate training in anatomical and forensic pathology and clinical forensic medicine. He has practised Clinical Forensic Medicine for over twenty years initially as a Forensic Medical Officer with Victoria Police and later as a consultant at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine. He has been extensively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate education both at the University of Melbourne and Monash University, has been involved in forensic medical research and has published several books and research papers in the field. He is President of the World Police Medical Officers.
T: Era Health – 9944 6200
Dr Bruce Hocking FAFOEM, FAFPHM, FRACGP, FARPS
Specialist in Occupational Medicine
All areas of occupational medicine, workplace health and safety but particularly:
• Industrial toxicology, [health effects of chemicals]
• Electromagnetic fields and non—ionizing radiations
• Return to work clinical assessments
• Setting medical standards for safety critical workers e.g. transport, emergency services,
• Education of medical undergraduates and postgraduates
About: Bruce is a graduate of Melbourne University and has been a specialist in occupational medicine for 40 years. He has been a member of national committees setting exposure standards for extremely low frequency and radiofrequency electromagnetic fields. He was the principal medical contractor to national and state agencies for setting medical standards for road transport, railways, maritime pilots, firefighters and paramedics. He is a past-president of the Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. He was awarded a Sands Medal by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2012 for services to occupational medicine.
F: + 61 3 9809 2112