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CORE Medical Centre
Unit 202 – 7885 6th Street
Dr. Parhar is Medical Director of CORE Occupational Health Centre providing Independent Medical Examinations (IME) in the field of Disability Medicine, Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE) and Cost of Future Care (CFC) assessments. He provides consultation services to assist in the rehabilitation of injured or ill workers. In this capacity, he serves as the Medical Director of numerous corporations in British Columbia.
Dr. Parhar was a Medical Advisor to WorkSafeBC for 5 years, and he was the first Medical Coordinator for the BC Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal (WCAT) for 9 years – retiring from this position in February 2014.
Dr. Parhar teaches extensively in the areas of impairment, disability, occupational medicine and the management of motor vehicle collision injuries at the Faculty of Medicine at UBC. He also created and teaches a course on Physical Aspects of Medical Disability at Simon Fraser University in a diploma program for case managers and disability managers. At the University of British Columbia, he created and taught a course entitled “Medical Aspects of Disability”, a mandatory course in the Masters of Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Program.
He was the Occupational Physician for the City of Vancouver where he was responsible for reviewing the health of injured and ill workers in the various departments of the City of Vancouver including the City of Vancouver Fire Department, Parks and Recreation, and Engineering Department. Continued…