Meet the Team
We are dedicated to listening to you, discussing your physical and mental concerns in an honest and open fashion. We will provide you with up to date, evidence-based medical advice to make informed choices when it comes to managing your health.
Our reception team of Linda & Hannah are always on hand to give you a warm welcome and to assist in the smooth running of our practice.
Dr Karen McGrath
MICGP MB BCh BAO BMedSc DFFP DRCOG HDipDerm
Dr. Karen McGrath graduated from University College Cork in 1999 and completed her specialist General Practice training in London. She worked in Medicine for the Elderly, Paediatric Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Psychiatry and in General Practice. She achieved MRCGP qualification in 2005. She was also awarded diplomas in Family-Planning Medicine and in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in London.
Dr. McGrath has been working in Dublin since 2005. She qualified with a Higher Diploma in Dermatology in 2008 and gained MICGP in 2011. In 2018 she achieved the Diploma in Musculoskeletal Examination & Injury Management ICGP & FSEM. She took over the patient list of a retiring GP in Ballymun in July 2011, and moved to new premises in Northwood, Santry in 2014.
Dr. McGrath is registered with the Irish Medical Council (IMC) and is a member of the Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP). Dr. McGrath is a trainer on the North Dublin City GP Training scheme since 2013. She is also a Contraceptive tutor.
Nurse Rachel Timmons
Rachel trained as a general nurse in Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown and received her Honours Bachelors degree from DCU in 2012. She worked in Cardiology, Stroke Medicine, Renal Medicine and General Medical Care in Dublin. She moved to London in 2013 to work as a senior staff nurse in the Acute Dependency Unit in St. Georges Hospital. She was awarded certificates in Respiratory Care, Advanced Life Support and Care of the Acutely Ill Adult.
In 2018, Rachel joined Santry GP Clinic as a practice nurse. She looks after childhood vaccines, cervical smear tests, phlebotomy, ECG, spirometry and 24hour blood pressure monitors. Rachel has a keen interest in long term chronic conditions and she is qualified in Diabetes Care.