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GP with a special interest in skin

Dr. Laura 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.

Alongside this Dr. Laura is honoured to be a Key Opinion Leader for 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.

Dr. Laura in clinic in galway

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, Botox, SkinPen microneedling as well as with industry-leading medical cosmeceutical brands including Obagi, Medik8, SkinCeuticals, and Alumier. In the last year she has completed laser and IPL based training to level 4 with Cutera University. She is a member of the British Menopause Society and the Primary Care Dermatology Society of Ireland.

  • 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)

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More about Dr. Laura

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.

Laura has partnered with many well-known health and wellness brands, including Avene, WaterWipes, Elastoplast, Bioderma, Milton, and NUK. She has just been announced as the newest Obagi Ambassador for 2021 in Ireland.

She lives in Galway with her husband and three children.

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