Meet Our Team

Meet our team of doctors and nurses.

Dr Tony Heffernan

Dr Tony Heffernan (Small)Tony qualified in 1985 from University College Cork. His qualifications are MB, BCH, BAO, DOBS, DCH, a Masters in Sports Medicine, MICGP and MRCGP. He is interested in Sports Exercise Medicine and is a Fellow of the Irish College of Sports Medicine. He has a special interest in Health
Screening and wellness and utilisation of exercise in the prevention and treatment of conditions. He is also a post graduate and under graduate trainer in UCC.

Masters in Sports Medicine, University College Cork

Dr. Tony Heffernan can be contacted as follows:

Email: corkroadclinic@gmail.com
Phone: (022) 21579

 

Dr Betty Hyde

Dr Betty Hyde (Small)Dr Betty Hyde qualified in 1987 from University College Cork with honours in Paediatrics and Psychiatry. She also holds a post graduate degree in Medicine having obtained MRCPI in
1991. Following this Dr Hyde specialised in General Practice and qualified from the Cork GP Scheme in 1993 with MCGP and MRCGP.
Betty joined the Cork Road Clinic in Mallow in 1993. She has a specialist interest in Womens Health and Geriatric Medicine (diploma in Geriatric Medicine Cardiff).
Betty is involved as an Adjunct Lecturer with University of Limerick Medical School and enjoys training Graduate Medical Entry Students of Limerick at Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre.

Dr. Betty Hyde can be contacted via email or on our landline:

Email: corkroadclinic@gmail.com
Phone: (022) 21579

 

Dr Giovanni Baldassini

Dr Giovanni Baldassini (Small)Dr. Giovanni Baldassini graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa in 1989.

He developed a special interest in Emergency Medicine, leading to him becoming a diplomate in Emergency Medicine with the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa in 1991.

He practiced as a general practitioner in Kwazulu Natal for 17 years, during which time he was appointed District Medical Officer and tasked with medico-legal duties for the District of Eshowe.

During his time in General Practice he enrolled in a Master’s Degree in Family Medicine at the University of Stellenbosch in 2006 and is a qualified as a member of the Irish College of General Practitioners in 2013.

He was a trainer in Motivational Interviewing at the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers forum in Stellenbosch, South Africa in 2006.

Currently he practices in the Cork Road Clinic, located in the flagship Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre in Mallow, Co. Cork, the Republic of Ireland.

He still holds a position as an external lecturer with Department of Family Practice of the University of Stellenbosch, lecturing in communication skills.

In addition, he is also involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate medical practitioners through University College Cork.

As a Medical Advisor and Board member with Helping Hands Adoption Mediation agency, Giovanni is developing his skills and knowledge in the field of adoption medicine.

Education University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

I’m here to answer any questions you might have about our products and services. Feel free to contact me using any of the following methods:

Email: giovanni@corkroadclinic.ie
Phone: (022) 215-79

 

Nurse Margaret Robb

Margaret qualified in 1976 as a registered Nurse from Mercy University Hospital.

Margaret worked in Scotland for a couple of years where she did further training in Midwifery. She returned to Ireland where she worked as an Industrial Nurse and also with Marymount Homecare as part of their palliative care team.

In 1998 Margaret joined Cork Road Clinic where she is presently working as a Practice Nurse.

Certifications, Mercy University Hospital

I’m here to answer any questions you might have about our products and services. Feel free to contact me using any of the following methods:

Email: margaret@corkroadclinic.ie
Phone: (022) 215-79

 

Nurse Gill Martin

Gill qualified in October 1996 as a Registered General Nurse from London Southbank University Hospital. After qualifying Gill worked in critical care initially attaining her first senior sisters position in November 2000.  Subsequently Gill worked as a Pain Specialist Nurse for a year and then as a clinical tutor for many years. Gills final position in the UK was Head Nurse for Recruitment and Retention for Queens Hospital, Barking Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust. In 2007 she returned to Cork and now works as a practice nurse in the Cork Road Clinic with a keen interest in Diabetes.

Gill is an active member of the Irish Practice Nurse Association.

Certifications  London SouthBank University Hospital

I’m here to answer any questions you might have about our products and services. Feel free to contact me using any of the following methods:

Email: gill@corkroadclinic.ie
Phone: (022) 215-79