The D2 medical centre is first and foremost a general family practice, however it has a major interest in travel vaccines with over 180 countries listed on its data base on the site. It also provides a centre of excellence in health screening, STD screening, family planning and sports medicine.
The centre has over 3000 square feet of medical office space and consultation rooms making it one of the largest in all of Dublin. This new facility is state of the art in bringing excellence in medical care to the heart of Dublin in Fitzwilliam Square.
Dr John J Ryan is the Medical Director of the D2 Medical Centre. Dr Ryan is a graduate of University College Galway and a native of Donnybrook Dublin 4. He went on to do the western training scheme in psychiatry and the vocational GP training schemes. Dr Ryan is a founder member of D doc Dublin doctors on call. The D2 Medical is a fully computerised practice and has electronic links the labs in St Vincents and St James Hospitals.
Dr. John J Ryan is the Medical Director of The Fitzwilliam Square D2 Medical Centre. Dr. Ryan is a graduate of both University College Galway and The Royal College of Surgeons Dublin. He is a native of Donnybrook Dublin 4. A proud member of the IRFU for over twenty years John has played both junior and senior rugby with both Connacht and London Irish. He went on to do both the western training scheme in psychiatry and the vocational GP training schemes. Dr. Ryan is a founder member of D doc, Dublin doctors on call. The Fitzwilliam Square D2 Medical Centre was founded in 2005 by John, is a fully computerized practice, and has electronic links to the labs at St Vincent’s Hospital Dublin 4 and St James Hospital Dublin 8, which are both national centers of excellence. Trained across the British Isles, John has trained with the Royal College of Gynecologists in London. John is a national expert on steroid joint injections with over 25 years of experience in the field. John looks after mainly professional sports players and patients with arthritis in this respect.
Dr. John J. Ryan has 8 professional higher medical diplomas in total.
Dr. John J Ryan has a diploma in child health from the Royal College of Surgeons, a diploma in women’s health from the Irish College of Physicians. He also has a diploma in clinical psychiatry from the Irish College of Physicians. Dr. Ryan also has a diploma in geriatric medicine from the Irish College of Physicians. Dr. Ryan has full medical registration with both the Irish Medical Council and the General Medical Council of Great Britain. Dr. Ryan has a DRCOG diploma from the royal college of Obstetricians and gynecologists’ in London. Dr. Ryan has a joint diploma in sports medicine from the Irish college of general practitioners and the royal college of Physicians Ireland. Dr. Ryan has a higher diploma in dermatology from University College Dublin. Dr. Ryan has a higher diploma in patient safety from the Irish College of Physicians of Ireland.
Dr. Ryan is an associate member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in London. Dr. Ryan has full indemnity insurance from the Medical Protection Society in London.
MICGP MB.BCH BAO Diploma in Obs and Gyn London.
Dr. Caoimhe Daly runs her Well Woman Clinic at the Fitzwilliam Square D2 Medical every Wednesday from 9 am to 5 pm. Caoimhe is in the United States of America at present for further training in medicine until 2024. She is a graduate of University College Dublin and the Leinster GP training scheme. She also has a certificate in contraception from the ICGP and is a specialist in the insertion of both Mirena and copper coils. Dr. Daly has done all her hospital rotations in Dublin hospitals in the areas of Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, General Medicine, Psychiatry, and Endocrinology. She has also trained in Australia at the Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth. Dr. Daly also inserts and removes the subdermal contraceptive implant Implanon.
MB.BCH.BAO MICGP Diploma in Obs and Gyn London.
Dr. Jessica Barnes runs her Well Woman Clinic on a Thursday at The Fitzwilliam Square D2 Medical from 9 am to 5 pm. Jessica graduated from University College Dublin in 2011. After her internship, Dr. Barnes spent a year working in Perth Australia, in emergency medicine before returning to Ireland to commence the UCD/Mid Leinster vocational GP training scheme. Dr. Barnes worked in Pediatrics, General Medicine, Psychiatry, Medicine for the Elderly, and Emergency Medicine in Dublin hospitals prior to graduation from the Leinster GP scheme. Jessica has a special interest in women’s health and holds a Diploma from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in London. She is trained in LARC (Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives) and can insert/remove subdermal implants.
B.A., Ph.D., Postgrad Dip. Psychotherapy, REg Psychol. Ps.S.I. MIACP
Dr Gemma Kiernan has joined our practice and has her private rooms at the d2 medical centre. Dr. Gemma Kiernan is a Registered Counselling Psychologist and Psychotherapist and has a PhD in psychology. She has worked in a range of health and educational organisations and is currently a Senior Lecturer in psychology and psychotherapy in Dublin City University. In her private practice, she provides a caring and respectful clinical environment drawing on integrative psychotherapeutic principles, including cognitive behavioural strategies, to help people cope with a wide range of psychological issues and to make positive changes in their lives. Specialisms and expertise include stress, anxiety and depression, psychological aspects of physical illnesses such as cancer, and bereavement and loss. Dr. Kiernan has over 20 psychological publications including peer reviewed and professional journals, book chapters and reports, and over 50 national and international conference presentations. Phone 087 2965088 for her private rooms at Number 4 Fitzwilliam Square East Dublin 2.
MB.BCH.BAO MICGP MRCPI Diploma in Obs and Gyn London. Diploma in Child Health
Dr. Casey runs her Well Woman Clinic on Tuesdays at The Fitzwilliam Square D2 Medical from 9 am to 5 pm. Noelle graduated from University College Dublin in 2009. After her internship at St Vincent’s University Hospital, she spent a year working in Sydney Australia, in emergency medicine before returning to Ireland where she completed her medical memberships with RCPI. She subsequently trained in UCD/Mid Leinster vocational GP training scheme. Dr. Casey worked for nearly two years in Vancouver, Canada as a Family Physician before returning to Ireland in 2020. She has a special interest in women’s health and holds a Diploma from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in London. She is trained in LARC (Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives) and can insert/remove subdermal implants. Dr. Casey also has a Diploma in Child Health.
Niamh is the newest member of the team and joined The Fitzwilliam Square D2 Medical in 2019. Her pleasant professional manner and people skills are a huge benefit to the practice. She provides a vital service in the front house and on the phone supporting the clinical staff. Niamh has led the reception team through the pandemic and is now promoted the practice manager in 2023.
Andrew Watson Certified Athletic Therapist & Chartered Physiotherapist
BSc (Sports Rehab) BSc (Physio) MSc (Sports Med) GSR ARTC CSCS MISCP
Andrew is the lead practitioner chartered physiotherapist of Raglan Sports Medicine at D2 Medical with Dr John J Ryan. A Certified Athletic Therapist with Athletic Rehabilitation Therapy Ireland (ARTI) and Chartered Physiotherapist with the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP), he previously worked as a rehabilitation specialist with Dr Conor P. O’Brien, Consultant Neurophysiologist and Physician in Sports and Exercise Medicine, at the Raglan Clinic.
He graduated with honours from a BSc Sports and Exercise Rehabilitation degree in IT Carlow after completing his internship in Texas A&M University in College Station, USA. He has also obtained a second primary degree in Physiotherapy from University College Dublin. He received his MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine from the University of Glasgow under the tutelage of Prof. Stuart Hillis, renowned cardiologist and expert in sports medicine, in 2011. Andrew is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and an accredited member of BASRaT. In 2012, Andrew became one of the first Athletic Therapists in the country to be accredited by the Irish Sports Council and accepted on to the High Performance Panel of Performance Sports Services.
He has experience treating and training people from all walks of life including several athletes who competed in the Beijing Olympics in 2008. Previously a keen rugby player, he has remained heavily involved in the sport and has been the Head of Physiotherapy to Suttonians RFC since 2010 along with consulting for other sports teams in Dublin. Andrew is constantly educating himself in the latest research and techniques in order to pass on the best quality treatment to his patients. This has led him to introduce therapies into Ireland and produce peer-reviewed literature on its efficacy. Andrew and John have worked as a team for over 4 years. Only in the most difficult of cases will john go forward and free up a joint for Andrew with a steroid joint injection in his sports medicine practice in D2 Medical
To book an appointment directly with Andrew this can be done through the Raglan Sports Medicine website www.raglansportsmedicine.com
Nurse Cara Cottam is an experienced registered nurse and the newest member of The Fitzwilliam Square D2 Medical Team, with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & healthcare industry. Cara is skilled in communication, teamwork, nursing process and medical-surgical interventions. Cara is a very strong healthcare service professional with a Bachelor of Science – BS focused in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse from University College Dublin. Her training is primarily in accident and emergency nursing before moving into primary care with Dr. John J Ryan and Dr. Jessica Barnes. Cara has just finished her project management MBA with a 1:1 in 2022. Cara is fully registered with the Irish cervical check program.
Aoibhín Hassett joined The Fitzwilliam Square D2 Medical in October 2022. She has a background in both hospitality and medical administration, bringing a wealth of experience delivering excellent customer service. As well as working with both Dr. John J. Ryan and Dr. Jessica Barnes at The Fitzwilliam Square D2 Medical, she is currently studying Psychology. She is a vital part of the front-of-house admin team and provides excellent support to both patients and the expert medical team.