Dr. John AM Gall

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.