Department of Dermatology: University Hospital Limerick

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About Dermatology

Dermatology is the branch of medicine that deals with disorders of the skin, hair, nails and mucous membranes. Dermatology encompasses many different diseases of the skin, including allergies, inflammatory disorders such as eczema and psoriasis, infections and skin cancer.

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Consultant Dermatologists

  • Dr Bart Ramsay
  • Dr Kashif Ahmad
  • Dr Maeve Lynch
  • Dr Sinead Field

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Outpatient Clinic Times

Location for all clinics is 5th Floor Leben Building, UHL Dooradoyle.

Times of clinics are subject to change. Please call the relevant secretary to the consultant to clarify.

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Contact us

Contact Numbers:

Dermatology Clinic: 061 588 212 

Phototherapy day clinic: 061 482 866                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Unit fax: 061 482662. Referrals accepted only from GPs as listed on the site.

Dermatology Specialist Nurses

  • Sheila Ryan (Registered Advanced Nurse practitioner) 061 585 211 
  • Skin cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist: 061 588 211     
  • Paediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist 061 588 211                      
  • Day Unit Services (Clinical Nurse Specialist, Clinical Nurse Manager II) 061 482 866                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

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Referral Process

A GP letter will be sent directly to the consultant who will then be graded and the patient will then be offered an appointment.

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Services available include treatment for skin conditions such as Acne, Dermatitis, Eczema, Psoriasis and Melanoma.

Treatments include the use of topical treatments applied to the skin, oral antibiotics, hormonal treatment used for the treatment of acne. Phototherapy is the use of ultraviolet light in the treatment of psoriasis.