DR JEROME GELB welcomes you to his Psychiatric Practice. Dr Gelb cares about every person he treats and really listens to what people have to say with interest & without judgment.

JEROME GELB's Bio:

Dr Jerome Gelb was born in 1958 and was raised in Melbourne, Australia. He completed his Medical Degree at Melbourne University in 1981 and after two years as an Intern and Junior Resident, commenced five years of Psychiatric Residency based at the Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre in Heidelberg, Melbourne. He completed a Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in 1988. Simultaneously with his Fellowship, Dr Gelb completed a Masters of Medicine Degree in Psychiatry at Melbourne University by three years coursework and a clinical research based Thesis. He entered Private Practice in General Psychiatry in 1989 and regularly attended the Austin & Repatriation Medical Centre as a Consultant Psychiatrist to the Crisis Service until 1996. He also taught Psychiatry to fifth year medical students for seven years. Since 1997, Dr Gelb has developed a special interest in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and has concentrated on providing assessment, treatment and advocacy for VICTORIA & QUEENSLAND'S large Veteran community, initially with Vietnam Veterans and more recently with Veterans of Australia's deployments to Cambodia, Rwanda, Somalia, East Timor, Solomon Islands, Iraq and Afghanistan. Dr Gelb has assisted thousands of Veterans dealing with the effects of operational service and with the complex and increasingly legal entitlement and compensation systems of the Department of Veterans Affairs. In doing so, Dr Gelb works with Veterans' Advocates from all over the nation.

JEROME GELB's Experience:

  • INTERN at AUSTIN HOSPITAL

    PRE-REGISTRATION INTERN YEAR

  • JRMO at AUSTIN HOSPITAL

    2ND YEAR JUNIOR RESIDENT

  • 1ST YEAR PSYCHIATRY REGISTRAR at AUSTIN HOSPITAL

    YEAR 1 TRAINEE PSYCHIATRY

  • 2ND YEAR PSYCHIATRY REGISTRAR at AUSTIN HOSPITAL

    YEAR 2 TRAINEE

  • 3RD YEAR PSYCHIATRIC REGISTRAR at AUSTIN HOSPITAL

    YEAR 3 TRAINEE

  • 4TH YEAR PSYCHIATRY REGISTRAR at AUSTIN HOSPITAL

    YEAR 4 TRAINEE

  • 5TH YEAR SENIOR PSYCHIATRY REGISTRAR at AUSTIN HOSPITAL

    YEAR 5 TRAINEE

  • DIRECTOR CRISIS SERVICE at AUSTIN HOSPITAL

    PART-TIME SESSIONAL PSYCHIATRIST CLINICAL TEACHER - UNI OF MELBOURNE

  • CONSULTANT PSYCHIATRIST at PRIVATE PRACTICE

    PRIVATE PSYCHIATRIST - GENERAL PSYCHIATRY, PTSD, VETERANS' PSYCHIATRY.

JEROME GELB's Education:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

    MB.BS
    Concentration: MEDICINE
  • UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

    M.MED.
    Concentration: MASTERS DEGREE IN PSYCHIATRY
  • RANZCP

    F.R.A.N.Z.C.P.
    Concentration: PSYCHIATRY FELLOWSHIP

JEROME GELB's Interests & Activities:

Social Justice Reform, Prison Reform, Drug Policy Reform, Alcohol Policy Reform, Medical Computing, Telepsychiatry, Electronic Health Records, Paperless Medical Practice and International Mental Health Policy Development.