Our Doctors

Dr Brian Meade MICGP MRCGP DGM MSc (Medical Council Reg. 09962)

Dr Brian Meade qualified from TCD and then completed the Sligo Specialist Training Programme in General Practice. He is a GP trainer with the TCD/HSE Specialist Training Programme in General Practice. As well as his medical qualifications he has a masters in Health Informatics and acts as a National GPIT Co-ordinator with the Irish College of General Practitioners. His special interests are Health Informatics and Medicine of the Elderly particularly the area of Nursing Homes.

Dr Mary Tighe MICGP MRCPI DObs DCH (Medical Council Reg. 15596)

Dr Mary Tighe is a UCD graduate with several years experience in hospital medicine before deciding to become a GP and joining the Cork Specialist Training Programme in General Practice. As well as her General Practice qualifications she holds a membership of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland. She has a broad range of interests including Paediatrics, Women’s Health and Medicine of the Elderly

Dr Marie Dawson MB BCh DRCOG MICGP (Medical Council Reg. 408717)

Dr Marie Dawson qualified from Cardiff University in Wales in 2013 before joining the Ballinasloe Specialist Training Programme in General Practice. She has a broad range of hospital experience including Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Psychiatry and General Medicine. She has a special interest in women’s health and is trained in the use and insertion of long acting contraceptive devices such as Implanon and Mirena.

Dr Colm Cosgrove MB BCh MICGP (Medical Council Reg. 327499 )

Dr Colm Cosgrove qualified from UCD in 2008 and completed his specialist General Practice training on the TCD/HSE Training Programme for General Practice. He has worked in a number of different specialities at registrar level before becoming a GP, including Psychiatry, Paediatrics and Gerontology. Colm has a specialit interest in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies.

Dr Alina Zidaru MB BCH BAO (Medical Council Reg. 401562)

Dr Alina Zidarum is a GP Registrar with the TCD/HSE Specialist Training Programme in General Practice and will be working as part of our team of GPs until July 2020. She has extensive hospital experience particularly in Paediatrics (Childrens Medicine) where she worked for a number of years at senior registrar level.