Dr David Cullum
Dr David Cullum

Dr David Cullum

Occupational Physician

Dr David Cullum

Dr Cullum graduated from Sheffield University Medical School in 1979.

Following postgraduate  work at hospitals in the UK and  Boston Massachusetts USA, and 3 years  as a ship’s surgeon for P&O Shipping, Dr Cullum came to Australia in 1987 and became a Consultant Physician in Occupational Medicine in 1992.

Dr Cullum has also undertaken training in Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography  (EMG) as diagnostic testing for the evaluation of nerve injuries and referred limb pain (entrapment neuropathies and radiculopathies) of both upper and lower extremities, and the facial nerve.

Focusing on musculoskeletal medicine, Dr Cullum has a particular interest in the diagnosis of patients injured in the workplace and assisting the referring physician and patient navigate the workers’ compensation process. 

He is also accredited with Return To Work SA as an assessor for Permanent Impairment Evaluation.


DRCOG, London, 1983
ECFMG, USA, 1983
MRCGP, London, 1984
FACOM, 1992
GDOH, Adelaide, 1992
Resident, Boston Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, England, 1979-1983
Physician to the Walk-in Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA, 1983
Registrar in Community Medicine and Epidemiology, Haringey District Health Authority, London, England, 1984
Occupational Physician, P&O Shipping Lines Pty Ltd, Authorized Medical Officer for the Merchant Seaman’s Act, 1984-86
Physician, Occupational and Musculoskeletal Medicine, 1987-89
Consultant Occupational Physician, 1992 – present
Member, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 1994
Fellow, American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians, 1995
Board Certified, American Board of Independent Medical Examiners, 1995


  • Occupational medicine
  • Musculoskeletal medicine
  • Nerve conduction studies
  • Electromyography



Adelaide NeuroDiagnostics

David Cullum

Suite 1, Level 1
257 Melbourne Street
North Adelaide SA 5006
Phone:  08 8267 5547
Consulting Days: Tuesday & Wednesday
Adelaide NeuroDiagnostics
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Suite 1, Level 1, 257 Melbourne Street North Adelaide, South Australia 5006
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