Dr. Derek Gallagher


  • Graduated from NUIG in 2003, following internship completed a 2 year surgical scheme through the RCSI.
  • Completed a 4 year Irish Vocational General Practice Scheme, finishing in 2010.

Additional Training

  • Diploma in Medicine of the Elderly-RCPI 2007
  • Diploma in Child Health- RCSI-2008
  • Higher Diploma in Clinical Primary Care-NUIG 2010
  • Irish Family Planning Certificate 2008-including MIRENA insertion and subdermal implantation
  • Level 1 Substance Abuse Certificate
  • RCSI undergraduate tutor
  • Trained in no-scalpel Vasectomy Technique
  • Medical Director of St. Brendans Community Nursing Home

Special Interests

Minor Surgery, Diabetes, Sports Medicine.