Dr John Bastian
Past relevant appointments include Deputy Clinical Director of Alfreda Rehabilitation, an Occupational Rehabilitation Facility, Visiting Medical Specialist to the Flinders Medical Centre, Pain Management Unit, and Visiting Medical Specialist to the Flinders Medical Centre Coper Programme. He has also been an internal consultant for WorkCover, and was a Presiding Member on the Medical Panels of South Australia.
His current public positions include Senior Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine at the Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre/Royal Adelaide Hospital in Complex Orthopaedic Rehabilitation/Amputee Medicine. He is also now an Independent Medical Examiner for the South Australian Employment Tribunal.
Dr Bastian continues to be involved in teaching, particularly in the area of evidence based management of back pain to general practitioners, via Return To Work SA, in addition to running training sessions for Registrars, RMO’s and medical students in the area of Musculoskeletal Medicine, Occupational Rehabilitation, and Impairment Assessment.
He is also consulting now in Darwin and Sydney seeing complex cases in relation to detailed, holistic and evidence based treatment and rehabilitation plans, and return to work programmes. Dr Bastian consults in Port Lincoln on an as-needs basis, please contact his office for more details.
John also assists GP’s with the treatment of South Australian Workers with work injuries under the Second Opinion Medicine scheme.
M.B.S., DRACOG, GDMSM, FAFRM (RACP)
(via Dr Bastian’s Adelaide Office)(08) 8272 4900