Dr. Matthew Tagkalidis

Dr. Matthew Tagkalidis

Consultant Psychiatrist

Days of consultation

Monday – Friday


Dr. Matthew Tagkalidis qualified as a medical practitioner in 1993 via the Monash University Medical School and then worked at the Royal Melbourne Hospital for 2 years before traveling overseas for 1 year, and then beginning psychiatric training.

He qualified as a psychiatrist in 2002 (FRANZCP and Masters of Psychological Medicine) after training based at the Monash Medical Centre, and worked at the Albert Road Clinic for several years before co-founding the South Melbourne Consulting Suites in July 2015.


Dr Tagkalidis is the Director of The South Melbourne Consulting Suites.

He has had a special interest in adult psychotherapy, doctor’s health and general adult psychiatry, as well as in teaching, and became a member of the Medical Panels in 2010 (and has continued to work as a regular Presiding Member at the Medical Panels since then).

In addition to his clinical work, he has worked in medico-legal assessments since 2010, including Plaintiff legal assessments, Wrongs Act assessments, and TAC and WorkCover related assessments.

He is an accepted Section 112 examiner for the TAC and for the Victorian WorkCover Authority.

Dr. Tagkalidis has been successfully involved in giving evidence on several occasions in the courts, predominantly for Plaintiff matters.


M.B. B.S Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Monash University 1993.
M.P.M Master of Psychological Medicine, Monash University 2002.
F.R.A.N.Z.C.P Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry 2002

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