Dr Bridget O’Brien

General Practitioner


Dr O’Brien is an experienced General Practitioner that has provided medical care to the people of Tralee for the past thirty years. She first established her Surgery at 59 Boherbee Tralee and due to the growth of the practice and the joining of Dr David O’Brien in July 2015 it was decided to move to larger premises. Her main aim is to provide excellent medical care in a courteous and professional manner. The main focus of this practice is centred entirely on patients.

Dr O’Brien studied medicine in University College Cork graduating in 1977. She then worked as an Intern in South Infirmary Cork, SHO Medicine & Haematology Cork, SHO Paediatrics Waterford Regional Hospital, SHO Obstetrics Waterford Regional Hospital and SHO Paediatric Coombe Hospital Dublin.

Dr O’Brien is a highly skilled and experienced GP with a specialised interest in Women’s health and back pain.

Dr O’Brien has a very active social media network with a media following of 1500 engaging in any one day.

Dr O’Brien has had frequent correspondence with the Department of Health on regulatory issues.


Dr David O' Brien

General Practitioner


Dr David O Brien joined the practice in 2015 and is a Tralee native who attended CBS primary and secondary school in the town.

He graduated from UCD in 2007 and underwent specialist training in general internal medicine. While achieving his Medical Membership to the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland in 2010, he spent a significant proportion of his specialist medical training working in the area of respiratory medicine, and has developed this an area of special interest. Other areas of interest include cardiovascular and preventative medicine.

He went on to complete a four year program in specialist training in general practice and is a member of the Irish College of General Practitioners.

He enjoys surfing and spending time with his wife and two children.


Catherine Doyle

Practice Nurse

Nurse Catherine Doyle is registered children’s and general trained nurse since 1986. She has been working as a practice nurse for the past fifteen years. She started working at Moyderwell Medical Centre in October 2018.

Since being registered, she has also worked in health screening and spent eight years in a senior role at St Thomas’ Hospital in London in the Genito-Urinary Clinic. She has a special interest in STI screening, infertility, cultural diversity and health implications for minority groups.


Carmel Walker

Practice Nurse

Nurse Carmel Walker is a registered General Nurse since 2009 and trained in the Institute of Technology Tralee. She had been working as a practice nurse since Sept 2018.

Since being registered she has also worked in the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee Southdoc Residential Care and University Hospital Kerry. She has a special interest in Women’s Health. Maternity Care and Wound Care. In 2015 she completed a Diploma in Wound Care Management from Institute of Technology Tralee.


Christina Mangakis

Practice Nurse, RGN/RM

Christina joined Moyderwell Medical Centre in 2020.
She qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 2007 following training in Waterford Institute of Technology
Christina worked in University Hospital Waterford for four years predominantly in Gynaecology. In 2012 she qualified as a Midwife from University Hospital Cork.
Christina has a keen interest in women’s health, breastfeeding and Care of the Elderly.



Laura Costello


Practice Manager

Laura is an experienced manager and medical secretary with a demonstrated history of working in the construction retail and medical industry. She is a graduate of IT Tralee with a degree in Business Management and has a professional qualification in Accounting.


Elleanor Trant

Medical Secretary

Elleanor joined the practice in August 2008 as a medical secretary. She has a background history in marketing and medical industry in Ireland and UK.
She has a wealth of experience in the medical field and will endeavour to provide a professional and efficient service to all our patients.