Dr. Maria Bradley


Dr. Bradley qualified from University hospital Galway faculty of medicine in 1980. After working in Galway University hospital, qualified from the GP training scheme in Altnagelvin Hospital, Derry in 1984.

Post-graduate exams include Royal College of GP in 1984 and Royal College of Obstetrics in 1983.
Having Recently returned from a spell of voluntary work in a HIV Hospital in South Africa,

Dr. Bradley says it really opens your eyes to the advantages that we have here in Ireland.

Her special interests include Obstetric, Women's health, paediatrics and palliative care.

In her spare time, Maria enjoys walking, cycling and occasionally surfing!

Dr. Ciara Steele

MB BCh BAO, MICGP, Dip Psych med,

Dip diabetes care.

Dr. Steele qualified from UCD in 1996 with honours in Paediatrics.

After interning in Daisy Hill hospital, Newry, gaining valued experience, Dr. Steele spent a year in Queensland, Australia gaining experience in Paediatrics and aboriginal health.

She also spent time volunteering in Ghana as an undergraduate which was "a humbling and eye opening experience". Upon returning to Ireland, she worked in the diabetes ward in the Mater Hospital Dublin, and qualified from the North Eastern GP training scheme.

Dr. Steele is a member on the specialist register of the Irish College of General Practitioners and holds diplomas in psychological medicine and diabetes care. As well as the above, her specialist interests are paediatrics, women's health, contraception, fertility assessments, sports medicine and teen health. Dr. Steele is also a training assistant with Burt CLG camogie team.

Dr. Paul Grant

MB BCH BAO Hons BSC Biochemistry

Dr. Grant graduated in 1985 in Galway University MB BCH BAO Hons BSC Biochemistry.

He interned in Galway University Hospital and following this worked with Dr Liam Bannan in Letterkenny General Hospital.

Dr Grant then completed a two year general medical rotation in Mater Hospital Dublin specialising in endocrinology and diabetes.

He completed his gp training scheme in 1990 having gained certificates in child health, obstetrics and gynaecology.

Dr Grant has a special interest in paediatrics and endocrinology and has been a gp in Buncrana since 1993.

Dr. Michael Kennedy


Dr Kennedy graduated in 1969 in Galway University Hospital.

He completed his internship in Altnagelvin Hospital rotating general medical surgery and obstetrics and gynaecology.

In Spring of 1971 he took up a post in a rural practice in Canada. When he returned to Buncrana in 1974 he joined Dr Eoin McLaughlin and Dr Denis McLaughlin and has witnessed many changes and improvements in general practice over the years.

He has an interest in musculoskeletal pain having completed the SIRIAC orthopaedic course and is very experienced in joint injections and chiropractic manoeuvres

Dr Kennedy also has a interest in Dermatology having worked in the Dermatology clinic in Altnagelvin Hospital with Dr Podmore for three years.

Dr Leemol Mathew

Dip Med Elderly,Dip Mental Health,Dip Health Sciences,Cert in Cognitive Behavioural Practice.

Dr. Mathew qualified from Kerala University, India in 1992.

She came to Ireland in 1993, worked in General Medicine and qualified as a member of the Royal College of Physicians of UK (MRCP) in 2001 and Diploma in Medicine of the Elderly in 2004.

She completed from the Donegal Specialist Training Programme in General practice in 2015. She holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health and Postgraduate Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Practice from Queens University, Belfast. She is also interested in medical teaching and holds Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences from NUIG, Galway.

She enjoys all aspects of General Practice and her special interests include Medicine of the Elderly, Mental health, Women’s health, Paediatrics and Chronic Disease Management.

Dr Rajesh Rajpal

MB, BS, MRCPI, DCP, MICGP, HDCEd, PhD Certificate in Low-Intensity Psychological Interventions, Certificate in Family planning, Certificate in Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus

Dr Rajpal is an experienced, well-rounded GP with expertise in all areas of General Practice. He worked in large teaching hospitals for several years in both Dublin and Galway before working in GP practices. After completing his basic medical training, he was awarded membership of Royal College of Physician in Ireland. He then completed his vocational training in General Practice in the North East Region and was given the membership of the Irish College of General Practitioners.

He worked in several practices in Dublin and Co Louth. He moved to Co Donegal for family reasons and joined Buncrana Medical Centre Practice in 2015 and has been working here full time ever since. He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health and Postgraduate Certificate in Low-Intensity Psychological Interventions (LIPI), Family Planning and Diabetes Mellitus. He is also interested in medical and postgraduate teaching and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education from NUIG, Galway. Dr Rajpal also has done extensive research in the field of medicine and author of numerous publication in various international journals. He successfully completed his PHD in 2011.

Dr Rajpal offers the full range of General Practice care including Men's health, acute and chronic care of children and adults, prevention and management of chronic diseases such as COAD, Diabetes, asthma, Mental health Issues and also provides full Medicals. Having spent several years working in hospital medicine for both adult and children, he is comfortable managing those with more complex medical complaints.

Having had many excellent mentors throughout his career, Dr Rajpal is committed to the next generation of GPs. He became a GP Trainer for the Donegal GP Training scheme. He welcomed our first GP Registrar in July 2018.

Dr Rajpal is an ICGP CME Tutor part of the National GPs Continuing Medical Education Network and is responsible for running monthly educational meetings for GP's in Co Donegal. He finds this academic post complements his clinical work.