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We have four doctors (with over 80 years of medical experience between them!),  two nurses, two receptionists and a practice manager. We also have visiting specialist nurses and have access to further services such as podiatry, physiotherapy and dieticians at Ballynanty Health Centre. We maintain a close relationship with all local specialists and allied health services. 

GerardDr Gerard O'Connell

Dr Gerard O'Connell founded what is now Ennis Road Medical Centre in 1979. A graduate of UCC in 1974, he has over  40 years experience as a GP in Limerick. Dr O'Connell holds postgraduate diplomas in Obstetrics, Child Health and Aviation Medicine and was a founding member of the Irish Faculty of Occupational Medicine. He continues to enjoy all aspects of General Practice and has a special interest in pilot medicals and men's health. An avid rower in his youth, he now prefers the bank of the river and is a passionate salmon fisherman.

Dr Simon O'Connell

SimonA Limerick native, Dr Simon O'Connell graduated from UCD in 2002. He subsequently worked as a non consultant hospital doctor in Limerick,Dublin and Brisbane, completing his specialist training in General Practice in 2007. He then worked for a number of years as a GP in Limerick and has just returned from five years living and working as a General Practitioner in Perth, Australia. 

Whilst in Australia, Simon completed a certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine in the University of Queensland, held the position of Senior Clinical lecturer in the University of Western Australia and was a fellowship examiner for the Royal Australian College of General Practice. A member of the Irish College of General Practice and a fellow of the Royal Australian College, Simon also has a postgraduate diploma in Child Health and enjoys all aspects of General Practice including child, student and men's health, travel medicine and preventative medicine including pre-employment medicals. When not working as a GP in Limerick, he enjoys most sports including tennis, golf, surfing and following Munster rugby.

AoifeDr Aoife O'Connell

Dr Aoife O'Connell graduated from UCD in 2001. Following her internship in the Mater Hospital, Dublin and Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe, she returned to Limerick and completed the Mid-Western vocational GP training scheme.

She has worked as a GP at Ennis Road Medical Centre since 2005. She holds postgraduate diplomas in Child Health and in Obstetrics and Womens Health. She spends three days a week teaching medical students at U.L. medical school. Her special areas of interest are child health and medical education.

Dr. Cliodhna O Callaghan

We are delighted to welcome Dr. O'Callaghan as our GP registrar this year. A Tipperary native, Dr O'Callaghan will be with us until July 2018.


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