Dr Peter Rofe

Psychiatrist | Pain Medicine Fellow | Psycho-Geriatrician

Dr Peter Rofe MBBS, FRANZCP, FFPMANZCA has the rare accomplishment of Fellowship of both the College of Psychiatry and Faculty of Pain Management of the RANZCA, making him abundantly qualified to provide expert opinion evidence regarding complex and severe pain issues, as well as common mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, adjustment to injuries and everything in between, for adult claimants of any age.

Further, Dr Rofe is also a Fellow of the Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age making him a Psycho-Geriatrician as well as Psychiatrist and Pain Medicine Specialist. This means he has specialist skills in assessing the mental health issues of elderly people, including issues commonly specific to old age, such as Dementia or capacity, as well as other mental health issues such as depression or coping with the aftermath of an accident. 

Dr Rofe’s special interests include General Adult Psychiatry, Mood Disorders, Chronic Pain, and Old Age Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Dr Rofe is currently consulting in private practice in Rockhampton. In the past he has held positions such as Acting Medical Director of St Vincent’s Hospital (NSW) Mental Health Division and Consultant Psychiatrist to the Cancer and Palliative Care Units of the Royal Adelaide Hospital.

Outside of work, Dr Rofe enjoys horse-racing and AFL.

Dr Rofe personally consults in Rockhampton and is available for video-exams across Australia.

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

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

Locations for Dr Peter Rofe's exams