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About Us

Our team consists of 9 General Practitioners, a practice nurse, a medical intern, a GP registrar and a full complement of administrative staff.

Dr Gerard Bury MB MD FRCPI MICGP

Dr Gerard Bury was born in Dublin and studied medicine at Trinity College.  He is Professor of General Practice in UCD.  He set up the Coombe Family Practice in 1994. He is involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students and he is Director of the UCD Centre for Emergency Medical Science

Dr Catherine Molloy  MB BCH BAO MRCPI DCH MICGP

Dr Catherine Molloy is from Dublin, where she studied medicine at Trinity College and graduated with an honours degree in 2001.  She completed her GP training with the Bristol Severn & Wessex Deanery, achieving a Merit in her MRCGP exams.  She joined the practice in 2006.

Dr Anna Beug MB BCH BAO MICGP

Dr Anna Beug is from Cork.  She graduated with honours from Trinity College Dublin in 1997 and completed her GP training with the Eastern Regional GP Training Scheme.  Anna is the mother of three boys.  She has been with the practice since 2002. 

Dr Eoin O’Donoghue MB BCH BAO MICGP

Dr Eoin O’Donoghue is from Dublin and he studied medicine in UCD.   He is a graduate of the UCD GP Training Scheme.  Eoin joined the practice in 2008.

Dr Ciara McMeel  MICGP

Dr Ciara McMeel is from Warrenpoint in Co Down.  She studied medicine in Trinity College Dublin where she graduated in 1997.  She trained as a GP with the Eastern Regional GP Training Scheme, graduating in  2001. Ciara joined UCD in 2011 as a lecturer, a post she continues to hold having joined the practice as a GP in 2012.  

Dr Crea Carberry MB MRCGP MMedSc DCH DRCOG 

Dr Crea Carberry is from Dublin and studied medicine at UCD.  She completed her GP training in Southampton.  She joined the practice in 2010.   She is a lecturer in General practice at UCD and divides her time between lecturing and clinical practice.  

Dr Nia Clendennen MB BCh BAO MRCGP MRCPI DCh DCP FPC DPD

Nia graduated from UCD.  She completed her medical training in the Mater Hospital. Following this she completed further training in General Practice in the UK.  She is currently a lecturer in UCD and divides her time between UCD and the practice. 

Dr Tomas Barry MB BCH BAO MSc MICGP

Dr Barry is from Cork. He studied medicine at University College Dublin and completed GP training on the North Dublin GP Training Scheme. In addition to working at the Coombe Family Practice, Dr Barry is a lecturer and is actively engaged in research at UCD. 

Dr Philip Dowling GP Registrar

Philip joined the practice in July 2019 as our GP registrar.  This is his second last year before becoming a fully qualifed GP. 

Practice Nurse

Nurse Elaine Long RGN RM RNP

Elaine is from Dublin.  She is a graduate of Trinity College, where she qualified as a registered nurse and midwife.  She joined the practice in 2011 and she runs the Heartwatch and Diabetes Clinics.  She has a special interest in women’s health and is a qualified Nurse Prescriber,  which allows her to provide certain consultations (such as contraception) without the need to see a doctor.  

Administration

Practice Manager: Helen Tobin
Practice Secretary: Elaine McCormack
Practice Secretary: Susan Byrne
Practice Secretary: Katrina O'Sullivan

 

Appointments

All consultations are by appointment.

To book an appointment, please call: 01-4730893. Phone lines open daily at 8.45am. Please note, the practice is closed daily from 12.45 to 2pm for lunch.

APPOINTMENT HOURS

 

Morning

Afternoon

Monday

9 am- 12 pm

2 pm-6 pm

Tuesday

8.30am-12pm

2pm-6pm

Wednesday

9am-12pm

2pm-5pm

Thursday

9am-12pm

2pm-6pm

Friday

9am-12pm

2pm-5pm

Nurse early morning appointments are available from 8.30 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

RESULTS are given out by phone Monday to Friday between 12pm and 12.30pm 

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Out of Hours

If the practice is closed and you need a doctor urgently, the following services are available. Please note, the out of hours services are not for routine appointments.

Dubdoc Emergency Service - St. James’ Hospital. Ph:01-4545607.
(Dubdoc is an on-call GP service run by local GPs on a rota basis and is by appointment only).

Monday - Friday: 6.00pm - 10.00pm
Saturday/ Sunday/ Bank Holidays: 10.00am - 6.00pm

Doctor on Duty. Ph: 01 8300244.
For emergencies outside of surgery hours/ Dubdoc hours.

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