Patient Experience

Patient Experience

Professor Conal Cunningham

Consultant in Geriatric Medicine

Speciality: Geriatric medicine

Sub specialities: Falls, syncope, stroke, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, rehabilitation

Professor Cunningham has been working as a consultant geriatrician at St James’s Hospital since October, 2000 and is the current clinical director of the Medicine for the Elderly (MedEl) directorate.

  • Professor Cunningham completed his Doctor of Medicine (MD) thesis in the field of alzheimer’s disease, dementia and oestrogen while working as a research fellow at the Mercer’s Institute for Research in Ageing between 1996 and 1999. He was appointed a senior lecturer in 2006 and clinical associate professor at Trinity College Dublin in 2018. 


  • Professor Cunningham continues to be active in research in the areas of malnutrition, frailty, rehabilitation and falls and has published over 80 papers in peer-reviewed journals. 


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Geriatric Medicine
St James's Hospital
Dublin 8