Dr. Niamh Scanlan graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2007, with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Science specialising in Biochemistry and Immunology. She spent a year travelling in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia before returning to Ireland to study medicine. She graduated from University College Cork in 2012 with a Bachelor of Medicine, Surgery and Obstetrics. She holds a Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry and advanced certificates in contraception. She completed the TCD GP training scheme in 2017.
Prior to joining the Bracken Family Practice in 2018. Niamh worked in a range of specialities at St. James and Beaumont Hospital, St Patricks MHS, Adelaide, Meath and National Children’s Hospital Tallaght, National Maternity Hospital and Our
Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross. She has worked in general practice in Kildare, Mulhuddart and Donabate.
Niamh has special interests in women’s health (contraception, menopause, pre/post-natal care and breastfeeding promotion), diabetes management, palliative care and health promotion. She also offers expertise in cryotherapy, joint injections of the shoulder and knee, implanon and uterine coil fitting. She is a clinical Tutor for Trinity College medical students.
In her spare time Niamh enjoys hiking, yoga, reading and is a mother of two.