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Dr. Clodagh Buckley completed her undergraduate medical degree in University College Cork graduating with an Honours Medical Degree in 2010. She completed her internship year and later completed her GP Training Scheme with the South West GP Training Scheme in 2014. This involved rotations in Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Psychiatry, General Medicine and Emergency Medicine. During that time she achieved Membership of the Irish College of General Practitioners (MICGP) and Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (MRCPI).
She has worked as a GP in practices in North Kerry and Newmarket, Co. Cork. She took a year out of General Practice to work in Palliative Care in Milford Hospice in 2016. She started in Cedarville Medical Centre in September 2017.
Michelle is a graduate of University College Cork, and qualified with an honours degree in 2007. She worked in both medical and surgical posts in Mercy University Hospital and Cork University Hospital, before working in Australia for under 3 years. During this time, Michelle work in a busy Accident and Emergency department. She returned to Ireland in the summer of 2011 to work on the Southwest General Practice Training Scheme.
For the subsequent 4 years, she worked in Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, General and Geriatric Medicine, Palliative Care, Psychiatry and General Practice to enhance her knowledge and to develop as a GP. Following this, she moved to Dublin to work as a GP for over 2 years. Finally in January 2018, Michelle along with her colleague and friend Clodagh, took over Cedarville Medical Centre from Dr. Brendan Mullins.
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Ben is a graduate of University College Cork, qualifying with an honors degree in medicine in 2016. After qualification he worked as an intern in Cork and Kerry in both medical and surgical roles before moving to Australia where he worked in emergency medicine for a year.
Following his time in Australia Ben took up a place on the South West GP training scheme based in Kerry. During this time he gained experience working in paediatrics, general medicine, psychiatry obstetrics and gynaecology and emergency medicine before working in GP practices in Killarney and Dromcollogher. During his time working in hospital he availed of opportunities to attend minor surgical clinics to gain experience in skin surgery and joint injection techniques. While on the GP training scheme he also achieved membership of the Irish College of General Practitioners.
Ben's areas of particular interest are men's health, preventative medicine, musculoskeletal medicine and both medical and surgical management of skin conditions. In addition to day to day general practice Ben is happy to undertake certain minor surgical procedures such as removal of cysts and small skin lesions, punch biopsies and shave biopsies as well as cryosurgery. He also provides joint injections for certain knee and shoulder complaints.
Lillian is a dual qualified nurse. She qualified with a BSc in general nursing from University Hospital Kerry in 2007. She completed her higher diploma in children’s nursing in the National Children’s Hospital in 2010. She also completed an MSc in Child Health and Wellbeing in Trinity College Dublin in 2016. Lillian has a wide range of experience working in general nursing in Malllow General Hospital and SIVUH. She has worked in the National Children's Hospital in Tallaght as well as Temple Street Children’s Hospital. She spent 2 years working in a busy paediatric ICU in the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne.
She has been working in practice nursing since 2021. She specialises in paediatric check ups and developmental paediatrics. She is also competent in phlebotomy, wound care, childhood immunisations and maintaining the diabetic cycle of care and heartwatch programmes
Geraldine is a dual qualified nurse. She qualified in paediatrics in 1995 from Temple Street. She qualified in General Nursing in 1998 from St. Michael's Hospital Dublin. On qualifying from General Nursing Geraldine worked in busy paediatric and adult emergency departments. She achieved a higher diploma in Emergency Nursing in 2001.
On her move from Dublin to Limerick in 2010 she initially worked in critical care in University Hospital Kerry. In 2014 she branched out to community nursing working in elderly care settings. Since 2018 Geraldine has worked as a practice nurse in general practice. She specialises in chronic disease management and wound care and is competent in phlebotomy, cervical check and immunisations.
Lee has worked in Cedarville for 25 years. She has a wealth of experience and will endeavour to provide a friendly and efficient service to all our patients.
Lee lives in Abbeyfeale, is married and has two sons.
Laura Riordan originally from Penang, Malaysia has been working in the surgery for the past 15 years. She is an extremely capable receptionist with a passion for delivering excellent administrative support to her colleagues.
With a degree in computing from LIT Liz has vast and varied experience as a medical secretary both at home and in Australia. She then branched into a customer service and sales role acquiring a knowledge and understanding of the importance of good customer relations.
She is currently qualifying in phlebotomy and is looking forward to further developing this skill in cedarville surgery.