I am the co-founder and CEO of Era Health, a company created with the vision to change the way primary healthcare is delivered in Australia. Our concept, prior to the introduction of superclinics, has been to develop a ‘one-stop shop’ for healthcare in Melbourne – a fresh, new concept for medical clinics. The flagship clinic was opened in February 2008 in the Melbourne CBD offering medical, dental, allied health and corporate health services all under the one roof.
About Dr Gall:
I am a forensic physician with over 20 years experience in the field. I am 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. I undertook postgraduate training in anatomical and forensic pathology and clinical forensic medicine. I have practiced 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. I have been extensively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate education both at the University of Melbourne and Monash University, have been involved in forensic medical research and i have published several books and research papers in the field. I am President of the World Police Medical Officers.
PrEPX trial continuing at Era Health
Although Dr Forgan-Smith is soon to leave Era Health, the PrEPX trial is continuing in our clinic. A/Prof John Gall will take over the management of all PrEPX patients and all other patients requiring PrEP to ensure continuity of care. We will continue to provide on-site Rapid HIV testing and will be expanding our sexual health services to provide HIV prophylaxis (PEP) and other male and female sexual health services.
Medical areas of specific interest: Sexual health, mental health issues; men’s health; injury management; occupational health; aviation, rail, maritime and diving medicine; workplace assessments; forensic medicine; toxicology; child abuse.
Beyond medicine: I swim, play tennis, dive, fly and enjoy cooking and entertaining guests over a fine glass of red wine with appropriate classical music in the background.