Dr. Deirdre McGonagle
MB Bch BAO BA MRCPI MICGP
Diploma Management in Practice
Certificate in Family Planning
Diploma Tropical Medicine
Dr. McGonagle graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 1999 and completed a general medical training scheme in 2002. She became a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland during this time. She completed her GP training in Liverpool, leading to membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
She returned to Ireland in 2005 and worked in a wide variety of practices throughout Dublin, gaining a wealth of experience in all aspects of General Practice.
Her areas of special interest are Travel Medicine, Dermatology and Women’s Health.
She developed an interest in Travel Medicine and completed a Diploma in Tropical Medicine in the RCSI. She expanded and maintained this expertise by working in Tropical Medical Bureau’ centres throughout Dublin and Galway for many years. She is also a member of the Travel Medicine Society of Ireland. Visit the Travel Medicine page for information on services provided.
She has a special interest in Dermatology, and did a 6 month post in the Dermatology department of St Vincent’s hospital Dublin, completing a Diploma in this field simultaneously. She is now a member of the Primary Care Dermatology Society of Ireland. Cryotherapy (freeze treatment for warts, verrucas and other skin lesions) is available to all patients.
She also holds a Diploma in Management in Practice and a Certificate in Family Planning and is a registered cervical smear taker.
Anne Strappe and Maureen Loughran
In reception you will be greeted by Maureen or Anne. They will be able to help you with any of your administrative queries.
The Rise Family Practice
Make an appointment:
Dr Deirdre McGonagle
Call 01 8236194
Monday – Friday
9am – 6pm
Out of Hours
If you need a doctor urgently outside of normal surgery hours, please call D DOC on:
Welcome to the Rise Family Practice, Blanchardstown
Welcome to The Rise Family Practice, Blanchardstown. Established June 2014 by Dr Deirdre McGonagle. The Rise Family Practice aims to provide comprehensive, high quality, patient centred healthcare in a family friendly environment. We look after both public and private patients.
General medical Care
24 Hour BP Monitoring
Seasonal influenza and pneumonia vaccinations
Chronic Disease Management Programme *
Monthly Diabetic Nurse Specialist Clinic
Cervical screening (smear tests)
Contraceptive services inc
NEW! –FREE contraceptive consultations to ALL female patients aged 17-25 years. *A PPSN is essential to avail of this service
GP Care for Under 6’s
Injections (B12/ hormonal etc)
Medicals – driving licence/pre-employment/insurance
Cryotherapy (freeze treatment for warts, verrucas and other skin lesions)
Sexual health screening
Travel health advice and vaccinations
* Chronic disease management programme (CDM) is a HSE funded health care initiative for medical card/ GP Visit card holders > 18 yrs of age with any of the following chronic diseases: Asthma/ COPD/ Ischaemic heart disease/ Heart failure/ Atrial fibrillation/Stroke/ Diabetes. It involves 2 free structured visits per year.