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The Pinniger Clinic, Gold Coast Robina, where cutting edge neuroscience meets depth psychotherapy.

Dr Philip Morris FRANZCP PhD

    email: pmorris@iprimus.com.au
    mobile: 0422 545 753

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Philip Morris Dr Philip LP Morris

Dr Morris has medical qualifications MBBS (Hons), BSc(med) (Hons), and PhD. He is qualified in psychiatry and addiction medicine in Australia and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP) and a Fellow of the Australasian Chapter of Addiction Medicine (FAChAM). He is qualified in general adult psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry in the USA and is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). He is a Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME) with the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME). Dr Morris is a Distinguished Fellow and Board Member of the Pacific Rim College of Psychiatry.

Dr Morris is Executive Director of the Gold Coast Institute of Mental Health. He is Medical Director of Mirikai, a young adult drug and alcohol rehabilitation program on the Gold Coast, and is Medical Director of the Gold Coast - Tweed Memory Disorders Clinic. He has a private psychiatric and medico-legal practice on the Gold Coast and in Brisbane. He is a member of the Repatriation Pharmaceutical Reference Committee.

Dr Morris has held professor positions in psychiatry at the University of Melbourne and the University of Queensland, and at the School of Health Sciences at Bond University. At the University of Melbourne he was the chairman of the Department of Psychiatry Research Committee. He has been Medical Superintendent of Macquarie Psychiatric Hospital, North Ryde NSW, and Director of Mental Health for the Gold Coast District Health Service. He was the Foundation Professor/Director of the National Centre for Post Traumatic Mental Health in Melbourne. He has been a member of the Queensland Compensation (Q-Comp) Medical Assessment Tribunal - Psychiatric, and was chairman of the RANZCP Continuing Professional Development Subcommittee.

His clinical and research interests include the psychiatric care of medical and surgical patients (consultation-liaison psychiatry), neuropsychiatry/psycho geriatrics, post-trauma syndromes, clinical drug trials, and co morbid drug and alcohol and psychiatric conditions. Dr Morris undertook post-graduate research and clinical training in the USA. He has published many scientific articles and reports and has won a number competitive government research grants as well as pharmaceutical industry support for drug trials. He is an external assessor for the Therapeutic Goods Administration.

Dr Morris is trained in the application of the American Medical Association Guides for the Assessment of Permanent Impairment and the Psychiatric Impairment Rating Scale (PIRS).

Dr Morris is available for clinical consultations and medico-legal reports. Contact him personally on ph 0422 545 753 or at pmorris@iprimus.com.au

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