Dr Janusz Bonkowski


Dr Janusz Bonkowski MBBS, FRACS  is a distinguished Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon with over 30 years of clinical experience. He has over 10 years of experience as a medico-legal consultant being briefed by both insurers and plaintiffs alike. 

Having obtained his medical degree from the University of Adelaide, Dr Bonkowski completed fellowships in General Surgery and Neurosurgery. He practised in the United Kingdom prior to moving to New Zealand working as a Neurosurgeon at Auckland and Christchurch Hospitals. In his private practice Dr Bonkowski consulted on disorders of the brain, spine and peripheral nerves. His special interest is degenerative disorders of the spine and microsurgical techniques in the management of spinal pathology. In 2012 Dr Bonkowski commenced working as a locum staff specialist in Neurosurgery at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and locum coordinator of undergraduate surgical training at the University of Queensland, Herston campus. 

Dr Bonkowski is a Certified Independent Medical Examiner in AMA5 and is familiar with AMA4; a registered trained assessor in GEPI 2 and accredited to assess workers’ permanent impairment under the Tasmanian WRCA. He is comfortable providing opinions regarding medical negligence matters. 

Dr Bonkowski is known for his ability to deliver well thought out reports that showcase a balanced opinion. Dr Bonkowski is particularly skilled in assessment of the neck, back and spine injuries related to whiplash. Additionally, Dr Bonkowski is skilled at addressing any pre-existing issues that clients may have thus providing a thoroughly comprehensive report.

Dr Bonkowski lives on the beautiful Sunshine Coast and enjoys living in paradise. Growing up in Adelaide, his lifelong dream was to have a house by the beach and he now lives close to his local beach. 

Dr Bonkowski personally consults in Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Launceston and Hobart, and is available for video-exams across Australia.

Dr Bonkowski is qualified to provide complex independent medico-legal reports for motor vehicle injuries in Queensland, ACT, Western Australia, Northern Territory and Tasmania; for Public Liability matters in Queensland, ACT, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory, and Tasmania; for workers compensation matters in Queensland, Northern Territory, and Tasmania; and for Comcare, Superannuation, and DVA matters nationally.

To make a booking or for more information, please call 1300 INT MED.

Locations for Dr Janusz Bonkowski's exams

Alexandra Hills
11 Abbotsford Road
Bowen Hills QLD 4006
Sunshine Coast
Ochre Medical Centre
9 Ochre Way
Sippy Downs QLD 4556
Your Hobart Health
71 Bathurst Street
Hobart TAS 7000
Launceston Health Hub
247 Wellington Street
Launceston TAS 7250