Dr Gary Larder

MBBS University of Queensland First Class Honours (1981);
FRACGP (1988); FRANZCP (1993);
Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry – RANZCP

Dr Gary Larder is a former Medical Superintendent with Right of Private Practice at the Quilpie District Hospital during the period of 1983-1987.

Dr Larder is now a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. For information about the college, click on the following link: www.ranzcp.org

He trained in Psychiatry in Brisbane, Townsville and Ipswich. He is in private practice at Wickham Terrace and refers to the New Farm Clinic where he liaises with the Mood Disorders Tertiary Referral Unit.

He is a First Class Honours Graduate of the University of Queensland (1981), a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (1988) and a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (1993); a Member of the Forensic Section of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College; a Clinical Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, University of Queensland. Dr Larder has also completed training in the Psychiatric Impairment Rating Scale (2004).

He has fostered an interest in industrial relations issues and workplace rehabilitation, personal injury management rehabilitation, and developing post-separation parenting plans for separated couples.

Dr Larder is currently investigating the role of humour in psychotherapy and the history of conditions in which chronic physical symptoms impair function but no disease is found to explain the cause of these physical symptoms.

He works as a treating psychiatrist and independent medical examiner. In his role as Clinical Senior Lecturer with the University of Queensland he has assisted in medical education activities since 1993.

Dr Larder’s practice comprises 3 days per week assessing and treating private patients and 1½ days completing medicolegal assessments.

Dr Larder is a registered medical specialist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency which governs the function of the Medical Board of Australia.