Dr Martina Ryan, MB, BCh, BAO, MRCPsych, MD, MSc
Dr Martina Ryan is a General Adult Psychiatrist with an interest in the interaction between physical and mental illness. She completed a Medical Doctorate in 2004 before undertaking her Higher Training in psychiatry in Newcastle upon Tyne, where she gained experience in service development, Home Based Treatment, and Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavioural Therapies.
She returned to Ireland and completed an MSc in Quality and Safety in Healthcare in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Her research interests include physical abnormalities in patients with mental illness, the physical consequences of stress, and quality improvement in mental healthcare with a focus on psychiatric services based in the general hospital. She has published on patient satisfaction with their experience of attending a psychiatric service.
In addition to her role as a Liaison Psychiatrist, Dr Ryan also worked at Consultant level in Student Health, based at University College Dublin. She has a particular interest in treating young adults.
Alongside working closely with her colleagues in Highfield Healthcare, Dr Ryan provides a liaison service to the Bons Secours Hospital and the Mater Private Hospital.