Dr Denis Egan
MB BCh BAO D.Ch Dobst Dip.F.P.MICGP Dip.Therap. Denis Egan graduated from NUIG in 1987. Following several years working through medical specialitites in University College Hospital Galway he travelled abroad for further experience in Iraq and Australia. He returned to Ireland and following completion of the GP scheme began working as principal GP in Roundstone, Co.Galway. In 1994 he joined Spiddal Medical Centre. He has been involved in research and publications in many areas:Anticoagulation, Atrial Fibrillation, Osteoporosis, Restless Legs. He is on the National Steering Committee for Osteoporosis and Prevention of Falls in the Elderly and also the National Advisory Board for Proteolos. He has run Cardiovascular Risk Assessment Programmes in conjunction with Public Health. He teaches Medical Students in NUIG and is also a recognised GP trainer. Special Interests: Osteoporosis-DEXA Scanning and Cardiovascular Screening.
Dr Hillary Allen
MB BCh BAO DCh Dip Obst Dip.F.P. MICGP
Dr. Hilary Allen graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2004 and undertook
specialist training in General Practice. During her Paediatric training, she completed
the RCSI Dip. in Child Health. She is committed to further education and has
completed the RCSI Dip. Women’s Health, the RCPI Dip. Occupational Medicine and
the ICGP Dip. Musculoskeletal Medicine. She is also certified in Mirena and Implanon
insertion. Having worked in Galway for 3 years, she moved to Melbourne to expand
her skillset. For the 3 years she was there, she gained particular experience in Elderly
Medicine, Psychiatry, Dermatology with minor surgery and cared for patients in a
Dementia Unit. She completed her Certificate course in Dermatology in Australia in
2016 and on returning to Ireland, gained additional experience working in the
Paediatric Dermatology Clinic. She has undertaken postgraduate studies in Allergy
Medicine through Imperial College London and works part-time in the Paediatric
Allergy Clinic in UHG. She offers Allergy Testing to both adults and children in a
dedicated clinic in the practice.
Dr Sinead O Beirn
Sinead O'Beirn graduated from NUI, Galway in 2003. She worked in University College Hospital Galway prior to further training in Emergency Medicine and Paediatrics in Australia and New Zealand. She returned to Ireland in 2007 and completed a 4 year Specialist Training in General Practice. She has completed further training and diplomas in Child health (RCPI), Dermatology (University of Cardiff), Women's Health (RCSI) and Medicine of the Elderly (UCD). She is fully trained in Mirena Coil and Implanon insertion and is certified with Irish Family Planning Association.
She has also worked with the STD unit in St James Hospital, Dublin and holds further qualification in this area.
She has training in minor surgical techniques and with her interest in Dermatology, provides a minor surgical service to patients of The Medical Centre.
Nurses: Margaret O'Flynn and Margaret Leonard
Veronica Conneely - Practice Manager
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