second opinion medicine
Second Opinion Medicine
Dr Economos is an OP with over 20 years of experience, born and trained in Adelaide, graduating from Adelaide University in 1993, obtaining a Diploma of Occupational Health (University of Adelaide), becoming a Fellow of the Australian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (FAFOEM), Royal Australian College of Physicians in 2003.
He is the current Chairperson of the SA AFOEM Committee and was the past SA Director of Training for the Faculty.
His expertise lies in helping those with musculoskeletal disability associated with workplace claims or road traffic accident (RTA) claims maximise function by ensuring accurate diagnosis, identifying and addressing significant barriers to rehabilitation and working with the person, the treating team and employer to achieve a safe, sustainable return to rewarding work.
Dr Economos provides an urgent Second Opinion Medicine (SOM) service to GP's, specialists and agents for their WorkCover and RTA patients, an ongoing patient management service for WorkCover and RTA patients and undertakes independent examinations (accredited in SA/NSW/VicSafe) and impairment assessments (WorkCover/MVA accredited in SA and NSW, Comcare).
He consults primarily from Kent Town and visits McLaren Vale, Mount Barker, Gawler and Sydney.