Dr Colm Kirby

Consultant Rheumatologist
Dr Colm Kirby, Consultant Rheumatologist


Areas of Specialty

  • Rheumatology
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Joint Injections
  • Osteoporosis
  • Bone Health
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Large Vessel Vasculitis
  • Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Connective Tissue Diseases

Training & Experience:

Dr Kirby graduated from UCC School of Medicine 2011 and became a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in 2015. He subsequently completed Higher Specialist Training in Rheumatology and General Internal Medicine 2016-2021. He holds a Rheumatology Specialty Certification, awarded by the Royal College of Physicians, UK.

Dr Kirby was awarded the Aspire Fellowship by the HSE in 2021 and completed a fellowship in Point-of-Care Ultrasound, focusing on musculoskeletal and vascular ultrasound as they apply to rheumatic diseases. He holds EULAR Level 1 Certification in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound.

He was awarded the Bresnihan-Molloy International Education Fellowship by the RCPI in 2022 and completed a Senior Clinical Fellowship in Rheumatology at Kings College Hospital, London.