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Dr. Bláthnaid McCoy

Dr. Bláthnaid McCoy, MB BCh BAO, MRCPI, CSCN (EEG), MSc CEHCR
Consultant in Paediatrics, Paediatric Neurology, Epilepsy, Clinical Neurophysiology

Dr Bláthnaid McCoy graduated from UCD Medical School with honours in 2002, and completed training in Paediatrics and Paediatric Neurology in Ireland and Canada. She completed a paediatric neurology fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, where she also obtained Canadian Board Certification in Clinical Neurophysiology, and a Master of Science Degree from the University of Toronto.

She is an international expert in the management of complex epilepsy and her research interests are in novel therapies including cannabinoids. She has over 40 publications in peer review journals and is a frequent speaker at international scientific meetings.

Dr McCoy has worked as a Consultant Paediatric Neurologist in Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Dublin and at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.

Expertise in –
Paediatric Epilepsy
Drug resistant epilepsy
Neurocutaneous Disorders
Headache and concussion
Developmental delay
Tics / Tourette’s

For referral: Please send relevant reports – school / therapy reports, EEGs on CDs, MRIs on CDs