Dr Ernan Gallagher is delighted to welcome you to the Centric Specialist Care Dermatology service.

With short wait times and competitive fees, we offer fast access to primary care dermatology for a wide range of medical and surgical complaints.



Medical management of dermatological disorders:

  • Acne Treatment

  • Eczema, psoriasis

  • Urticaria, pruritis

  • Atopic Dermatitis, Allergic and Irritant Contact Dermatitis

  • Difficult to treat Rosacea

  • Undiagnosed eruptions and rashes

  • Infective skin conditions – e.g. fungal infections


Treatment of a range of skin conditions including minor surgery, cryotherapy and routine skin care.

Acne Clinic

Acne is one of the most frequently treated skin conditions in our clinic.  We appreciate that Acne can be very distressing for our patients, negatively impacting not only their comfort and appearance but also detrimentally impacting mental health.

We take a 360 approach to acne treatment to include topical skincare treatment, dietary and lifestyle advice and the prescribing and close monitoring of Roaccutane treatment if necessary.  Following a visit for your blood tests, all appointments can be conducted remotely if preferred.

The opening of a Roaccutane clinic will ensure safe, convenient and affordable access to Roaccutane for all patients.

Skin lesion & mole screening clinic – assessments & procedures

  • Comprehensive skin review and procedures (biopsy, excision)

  • Dermoscopic evaluation and diagnosis of pigmented and non-pigmented skin lesions allowing for rapid assessment of lesions with escalation to minor surgery on site or plastic surgery if required.

  • Appropriate surgical management if necessary (biopsy, shave or wide excision with histology).

  • Cryosurgery for any benign suitable e.g. seborrhoeic keratosis


  • GP Dermatology Consultation - €150
  • Surgical Skin Procedures such as biopsies and surgical removal of skin moles and lesions range from €150 to €220.
  • GP Dermatology Consultation with a Procedure on the same day from 260 Euro* (for appropriate presentations only)
  • Monthly Doctor follow up consultation (for Roaccutane clinic) 100 EUR
  • Nurse Consultation 50 EURO
  • Bloods 40 Euro

**Please note that medical dermatology procedures are covered by many private healthcare insurance plans either in part or in full. Please contact your Health Insurance Provider for more information.

You may be eligible for a partial reimbursement of consultation costs if GP benefit is included in your private insurance plan. PAYE patients can also claim tax relief for medical health expenses by completing an income tax return.



If you would like to discuss our services or are unsure about treatment options, please complete the self-referral form or contact our dermatology team directly via email on specialistcare@centrichealth.ie or call 01-2993555.


If you are a GP and wish to refer your patient to our dermatology service, please complete the website referral form where you can also choose to upload your own referral letter.

We also accept faxed or emailed referral letters:

Fax: 01 5240194 Email: specialistcare@centrichealth.ie