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Meet Dr. Laura 

Dr. Laura Lenihan BM BS B Comm. MSC. PG Cert (Derm) MICGP

Dr. Laura Lenihan is a GP and Clinical Director of Dr. Laura Clinic. Laura believes in optimal skin health for women at all stages of their lives, using a tailored combination of the right skincare, facial treatments, and injectables. Her unique treatment approach is not just about making people look younger, but helping them look and feel their best and the healthiest they can for their age and skin type.

Dr. Laura is honoured to be a Key Opinion Leader for SkinCeuticals, La Roche Posay and Cerave in Ireland. Dr Laura’s diverse background lends itself to her interests in health education, instagram and aesthetics. She has previously received a honours Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the National University of Ireland, Galway and also a honours Masters of Fashion Science from Glasgow Caledonian University.

Apart from her work in the clinic, Laura is passionate about health education and regularly contributes expert medical and dermatological insights to Irish media outlets, and holds question and answers sessions on Instagram, covering women’s health, paediatrics, dermatology and skin care. Join the community here.

She lives in Galway with her husband and three children.

Professional Experience

Dr. Laura obtained Membership of the Irish College of General Practitioners (MICGP) in July of 2020, having graduated with honours from the Graduate Entry School of Medicine at the University of Limerick in 2012.

A believer in lifelong learning she has continued to grow and develop her understanding and knowledge of women’s health and skin issues by undertaking multiple accredited courses.

She has also trained in the use of chemical peels, filler, Botox, SkinPen microneedling and Radio Frequency Microneedling  as well as with industry-leading medical cosmeceutical brands including SkinBetter Scienc, Obagi, Medik8, SkinCeuticals, and Alumier. She is a member of the British Menopause Society and the Primary Care Dermatology Society of Ireland.

Outside of her clinic work she is renowned in the skin health industry in Ireland and abroad and is a Key Opinion Leader and Medical Expert for a number of brands including SkinCeuticals, La Roche Posay and Cerave. 

  • Cervical Check Accredited Smear taker (2019)
  • RSH Certificate in Contraception (2019)
  • Menopause Theory Course, ICGP (2019) 
  • ICGP Advanced Certificate in LARC (2020)
  • Prof Cert Clinical Dermatology UCD (2020)
  • British Menopause Society, Principles & Practice of Menopause Care (2021)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Cosmetic Medicine (ongoing)
  • Laser Core Of Knowledge (2021) 
  • Level 4 Laser / IPL Hair Removal and Skin Rejuvenation (2021)
  • Level 5 Vascular Lasers (2022)

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