Dr Andrew Khoo attained his fellowship from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in 2002, receiving a College medal for his final year dissertation on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. He has worked as a private psychiatrist in the Brisbane metropolitan area since 2002. He has worked in the Day Programs at the Toowong Private Hospital (TPH) for the last 18 years providing CBT based group therapy for PTSD, mood and anxiety disorders, and has held the position of Director of this unit since 2004.
In 2016, he was nominated to the position of Director of Medical Services and Chair of the Medical Council at TPH. He holds academic title with the University of Queensland within the School of Medicine and has published, and continues to publish, academic papers in peer reviewed psychiatric journals.
He is a member of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Clinical Reference Group, a national board tasked with advising on clinical issues and directions regarding veteran’s mental health. He is the Deputy Chair of the Open Arms (formerly VVCS) National Advisory Committee and holds the Psychiatrist position on the Consultation Reference Group for Phoenix Australia’s (Centre for Post-traumatic Mental health) Centenary of Anzac Centre. He is on the Working Group for the RANZCP Military and Veterans mental Health Network and has presented on behalf of the College to multiple Senate Inquiries and Productivity Commission public hearings. He is the Psychiatric Advisor to the Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation (GMRF) and is a member of the GMRF Strategic Oversight Committee. He is a current member of the Qcomp Medical Assessment Tribunals. He has chaired, been interviewed, presented or participated on panels around Australia and across all media platforms on Post Trauma psychological reactions and Military and Veteran’s Mental Health issues.