Robert Gander BHK, MClSc OT, CWCE/CFCE

Registered Occupational Therapist

Rob has worked as an occupational therapist in the field of vocational rehabilitation since 2000. He is a Certified Work Capacity Evaluator / Certified Functional Capacity Evaluator. Rob has been accepted as an expert witness in the Supreme Court of British Columbia for the purpose of work/functional capacity evaluation and occupational therapy. Rob performs work/functional capacity evaluation, cost of future care analysis, and job demands and ergonomic risk factor analysis, and provides return to work support for adults with neurological, mental health, and/or physical injuries/impairments.

Rob has successfully completed a Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification Program, a Cognitive Functional Capacity Evaluation Program, an Advanced Functional Capacity Evaluation Program, a Life Care Planning Program, a Work Conditioning and Work Hardening Program, and an Ergonomic Evaluation Certification Program. Rob has extensive experience providing assessment and treatment services for individuals with chronic pain within the context of a multi-disciplinary occupational rehabilitation program.

Rob is an avid cyclist who has competed in various cycling disciplines. Other personal interests include acoustic guitar and economics.

Credentials

  • Master of Clinical Science (Occupational Therapy), University of Western Ontario, 2000
  • Bachelor of Human Kinetics. University of British Columbia, 1997

Current Practice Areas

  • Medical Legal Functional Capacity Evaluation
  • Cost of Future Care Evaluation / Life Care Planning
  • Ergonomic Analysis
  • Return to Work Support Services

Professional Memberships

  • College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia
  • Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists
  • World Federation of Occupational Therapists
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