Dr Matthew Barrett

Consultant Cardiologist
Dr Matthew Barrett

Secretary: Sylvia

Areas of Specialty

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Heart Failure
  • Cardiac Medical Devices / Technology
  • Advanced Cardiac Imaging

Please note Dr Barrett is currently not accepting new referrals at Beacon Hospital.


Matthew graduated from UCD school of medicine in 2009 and completed his MRCPI in 2011. After completing his clinical cardiology specialist registrar training in 2016, he went on to take a position as a UCD and RCPI lecturer in clinical cardiology at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. During this time, he also practiced as a clinical heart failure registrar with the St. Vincent’s Hospital Group as well as taking a clinical liaison role with a medical technology firm developing implantable devices for use in advanced heart failure management.

Subsequent to completing his lecturer role, Matthew subsequently undertook an advanced cardiovascular imaging fellowship in Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, with a focus on cardiovascular MRI and CT, involving research into image optimisation and heart failure assessment.

During his cardiology specialist training, Matthew has also completed postgraduate certification in Healthcare Management (UCD Smurfit) and Clinical and Translational Research (UCD). He is currently completing a Masters degree focusing on fluid volume monitoring in heart failure patients.