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Work Cover/Third Party Patients

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Work Cover/Third Party Patients


Prior approval from your insurer is required.

If your hand or wrist condition is related to a work cover or third party (CTP) insurance claim please provide our administration staff with details, including your claim number, case manager, employer, and any insurer contact details. All consultation appointments with Dr Tanya Burgess and Dr Brett McClelland are held in our private rooms located in Adamstown. These appointments require a valid referral and written approval from your insurer. This must be provided to us before your appointment. You can send these details in Via email, Fax, Mail or in person. 

All incoming referrals are assessed, and priority given according to the urgency of your condition.

Ph: 0249206338
Fax: 0240275014
In person: 141 Brunker Road Adamstown NSW 2289

Payment for consultations

All appointments must be approved by your insurer, these accounts will be forwarded to your insurer for payment. 

Work Cover Reports and Certificates

All work cover reports will be sent to your insurance company. If you require a new or amended work cover certificate, please speak with the surgeon during your appointment or contact our administration team on 02 49206338. 


All surgeries require prior approval. 

During your consultation with the surgeon specific items will be determined for your surgery. These items need to be approved by your insurer before we can book you in for surgery. Once approval has been received you will need to contact our staff to arrange a surgery date.

Dr Tanya Burgess elects to operate at Lingard Private Hospital and John Hunter Hospital. Dr Brett McClelland elects to operate at Lake Macquarie Private Hospital, Warners Bay Private Hospital, John Hunter Hospital and Belmont Hospital. 


If you have any questions, please call our office on 0249206338 or email