Dr Rea is a Foundation member of the medico-legal section of RACS. He is a Workcover & MAA trained and appointed assessor of permanent impairment. Hand, wrist and upper limb injuries and disorders. Arthritic processes of the hand and wrist, post-traumatic and otherwise. Peripheral nerve surgery - acute and elective. Pain causing conditions of the upper limb. Facial injury, skeletal and soft tissue injury. Facial disfigurement and its corrective surgery. Experience with nasal deformity and obstruction. Bodily scarring, disfigurement and amputations. Burns – all aspects. Reconstructive aspects of severe lower limb trauma and assessment of disability in the legs. Breast reconstruction. Medical negligence. Patients seen for both plaintiff and defendant.