Caitriona Buckley

Dr. Caitriona Buckley

Consultant Rheumatologist

MB, MCRPI

Hospital

Tralee

Department

Rheumatology,General Medicine

Specialties

Rheumatology

Biography

Dr Caitriona Buckley is a Consultant Rheumatologist and General Physician at the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee.

Dr Buckley graduated from University College Cork in 1998. She completed basic medical training in Cork. She went on to pursue specialist training in rheumatology in the UK. During this time she gained experience in centres of excellence for systemic sclerosis in Manchester, vasculitis and lupus in Birmingham and ankylosing spondylitis in Bath. Dr Buckley returned to Ireland in 2009 and has worked at the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee since then. She runs a busy outpatient and day patient rheumatology service with a special interest in early inflammatory arthritis and spondyloarthritis. She also provides an infusion and injection service.
 

Specialist Interests


Dr Buckley sees the full spectrum of rheumatic disease in her out patient clinic. She has specialist interest in inflammatory arthritis, including Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and the Spondyloarthropathies. She also has particular interest in Vasculitis and the Connective Tissue Diseases.  She is a strong advocate of early diagnosis and aggressive management of inflammatory disease.

 

Education and Experience

MB, BCh, BAO (Hons) 1998

MRCPI 2001

 

Awards

Honan Scholarship, University College, Cork

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