Dr. Kieran Whyte (GP) Clinic

We offer a wide range of services including general medical services for private and public patients, antenatal and post natal care, childhood and travel vaccines, women’s and men’s health, and joint injection. Our Clinic (Est. 1968) has provided GP services to Galway City, Claddagh and Salthill communities for over 50 years. We are specialists in Aero Medical Examinations and Seafarers Medical examinations and certifications.

Meet the Team

General Practitioner (GP)

Dr. Kieran Whyte

Dr. Whyte has been serving the community as a GP for over 30 years. He graduated from UCG (now NUIG) in 1988 with MB Bch BAO qualifications. After completing his training in Altgelvin Hospital, Derry, NI, Dr. Whyte spent 1 year working in Australia before returning to Galway to work with Dr. O’Byrne in 1992.

Practice Nurse

Emer O’Byrne

Emer gradutated as a Nurse from the Regional Hospital Galway (now UCHG) in 1988. She continued working in the Regional Hospital before moving to Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry, NI. She has been working at the GP practice in Galway since 1992. Emer specialties include Asthma and Diabetes care.

Out of Hours & Emergencies

In case of a medical emergency
please dial 999

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Covid-19 Vaccine Information

Aero Medical Examinations

Dr Kieran Whyte is an IAA Approved Aeromedical Examiner. Aero Medical Examinations medical can be done up to 45 days before the expiry of your current medical.

Seafarers Medical

A valid certificate attesting to medical fitness is a legal requirement for any seafarer. Dr Whyte is authorised by Maritime Safety Directorate to performed the Seafarer ENG11 Medical.

Diving Medicals

A valid certificate of medical fitness is required to dive. Diving can be both physically and mentally demanding. Your diving medical certificate varies with age, but typically are valid for two years

Travel Vaccinations

Travel vaccines are best given at least one month pre travel, some, such as rabies need to be given over a 28 day period. For specific travel advice, including vaccinations, yellow fever and malarial prophylaxis you should book a consultation.


Our Location

Our Galway city GP practice is conveniently located at 42 Fr. Griffin Road serving the communities of Salthill, Claddagh and Galway City & Docks. Located opposite Joyce’s Supermarket on Fr. Griffin Road, the clinic is within walking distance of Galway City Centre and the Claddagh. Parking is available on street (pay & display) and in the underground car park located at Crescent Court Mall / Joyce’s Supermarket.

Call for an Appointment

Call us to book your appointment with Dr. Whyte

GP Services

Mother & Baby


Health Screening

Heart Healthcare

Chronic Illness