Ballina Medical Centre – Excellence in Community Medicine

The Team

At Ballina Medical Centre, we are proud to introduce our dedicated and diverse team of healthcare professionals who work tirelessly to provide exceptional care to our community. Our team is comprised of highly skilled doctors, nurses, clinical managers, and support staff, each bringing their unique expertise and passion to the forefront of patient care.

Our experienced doctors & nurses are the backbone of our practice, specialising in various areas such as family medicine, preventative care, paediatrics, geriatric care, sports medicine, orthopaedics, occupational medicine, and more. They are committed to delivering personalised healthcare services tailored to your specific needs.

Back row: Dr. Attila Frank, Dr Antonio Peralto, Deirdre Clarke (Clinical Practice Manager) Dr. Sean Moffatt (Clinical Practice Manager).
Front row Dr Audrey Rouse, Dr Tara Geraghty, Tracey Ryan, Lisa Naughton Michelle O’Meara, Christina O’Grady (Administration Practice Manager), Miriam McGrath (Financial Practice Manager), Sade Bowdrey, Mary Corcoran, Nurse Melissa Reynolds, Nurse Rhona O’Malley.

Missing from photo: Nurse Audrey Ruane, Nurse Fiona Lennon, Nurse Siobhan Hickey, Lesley Gaughan, Marguerite McGinnis.

Our Doctors

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Dr. Sean Moffatt

Special Interests:
Family Medicine, Preventative & Screening Medicine, Paediatrics, Multiple Morbidity & Geriatric Care.
Additional Qualifications and dedicated clinics in Sports, Orthopaedic and Occupational Medicine & Concussion care.
UPMC Concussion Network Clinical Lead
Current Mayo Football Senior Team Doctor & Medical Director Mayo GAA.
Chairman Gaelic Athletic Medical Association.

Audrey Rouse

Dr. Audrey Rouse

Special Interests:
Dr Audrey Rouse graduated from Brighton in 2007 with a Bsc Hons and from Aberdeen, Scotland in 2012 with an MBChB. Audrey completed her GP Vocational Training in Aberdeen and obtained her membership to the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2017. She joined Ballina Medical Centre in 2018 . She has a special interest in Pregnancy and Women’s health and fits the Mirena and Implanon contraceptive devices. She also has an interest in Children’s Health and Medicine for the Elderly.

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Dr. Tara Geraghty

Special Interests:
Dr Tara Geraghty graduated from UCD in 2013 with an MB BCh BAO.  Tara completed the Western GP Training Scheme and obtained her membership with the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2019.  She has a special interest in women’s health, completing a Diploma in Obstetrics and Women’s Health from the Royal college of Physicians of Ireland in 2016.  She also has a special interest in Paediatrics and obtained a Diploma in Child Health from Royal college of Paediatrics and Child Health UK in 2019.

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Dr. Attila Frank

Special Interests:

Dr Attila Frank is a graduate of the University of Szeged. He has extensive experience in Gastroenterology and has performed hundreds of OGDs and colonoscopies. He completed his GP vocational training in 2007. Dr Frank has additional qualifications in occupational medicine and has a special interest in internal medicine, cardiology and chronic disease management.

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Dr Antonio Peralto

Special Interests:

Dr. Antonio Peralto graduated from the UCV in Caracas with an MB BCh.   He then completed his GP training in Spain and practiced as a GP for 8 years in Spain.  In addition, he held the position of GP trainer for 5 years, successfully graduating four GPs with his GP practice.  Dr Antonio has a special interest in Diabetes, Men’s Health, Preventative Medicine & Medical Weight Management.

Our Nurses

Our nursing staff at BMC are highly trained in the delivery of all aspects of primary care medicine. The group has developed expertise in women’s health, childhood vaccinations and antenatal care. Practice nurses help deliver Chronic Disease Management programmes, wellness medicals, Occupational health, Travel Medicine, Venesections, Phlebotomy and our Minor procedures / Joint injection Lists.

Nurse Fiona
Nurse Fiona Lennon
Nurse Audrey Ruane
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Nurse Melissa McGinley


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Nurse Rhona O’Malley
Nurse Siobhan Hickey (1)
Nurse Siobhan Hickey


Deirdre Clarke

Practice/Clinical Manager

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Mary Corcoran

Clinical Assistant

Admin Staff

Tracey Ryan, Lisa Naughton, Michelle O’Meara, Christina O’ Grady,

Sade Bowdrey, Mary Corcoran, Miriam McGrath & Lesley Gaughan (missing from photo)