Jamie Kearns
Sports & Exercise Medicine Physician

Dr Jamie Kearns (MB BCh CAO, MSc (SEM), PgDip (Med US), MRCPI, MICGP, FFSEM, MFSEM (UK)  Sports & Exercise Medicine Physician.

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Dr Jamie Kearns (MB BCh CAO, MSc (SEM), PgDip (Med US),
MRCPI, MICGP, FFSEM, MFSEM (UK)  Sports & Exercise Medicine Physician.

Dr Jamie Kearns is originally from Dublin. He qualified from UCD in 2006 with an honours degree as well as a BMedSci. He went on to complete basic specialist training in medicine in Galway and completed an MRCPI in 2009. As part of his BST, he undertook a six-month visiting rotation at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester. He subsequently completed a Masters in Sports and Exercise Medicine from NUI Galway in 2011, graduating with a 1st Class Honours.
Dr Kearns proceeded to vocational training in general practice and was awarded MICGP in 2013. Having worked in full-time General Practice with a specialist interest in sports and orthopaedic medicine, Dr Kearns began specialist training in Sports and Exercise Medicine in 2021 and completed his training in 2023. During his specialist training, he undertook post-graduate training in Medical Ultrasound at AECC University College, Bournemouth. He has also been awarded membership to the Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine UK. Since 2018, Dr Kearns has been the Head of Medical for Munster Rugby. He has worked as a team doctor for Connacht Rugby and the Ireland Men’s senior rugby team, as well as the independent match day doctor for senior internationals, including the upcoming six nations.

Dr Kearns also has experience working with the FAI joining the Ireland Women’s Senior team in 2012 and working with the U19’s Men’s team thereafter. He was awarded FFSEM (Irl) in 2017 and was elected to the Board of the FSEM in 2018. He was PCS manager until his entry onto the Specialist Training Scheme and still sits on the subcommittee for Fellowship and Membership. He is also undertaking research in collaboration with the University of Limerick into blood biomarkers in concussion within elite-level rugby. He has a number of publications in this area and neurology.

Special interests:
• Acute injury assessment and diagnostics
• Chronic injuries, including tendon and joint injuries/disorders
• Concussion
• Ultrasound-guided interventions/joint injections (not spinal)

Orthopaedic Surgeons

Ray Moran Medical Director

Owen Brady

Jonathan Bunn

Ann-Maria Byrne

Stefan Byrne

Noelle Cassidy

Denis Collins

Ruth Delaney

Michael Donnelly

Niall Hogan

Mark Jackson

Pat Kiely

Tom McCarthy

Gavin McHugh

Johnny McKenna

Professor Cathal J Moran

Paul Moroney

Hannan Mullett

Professor Kevin Mulhall

Jacques Noel

Shea (James) O'Flanagan

Keith Synnott

Mihai Vioreanu

James Walsh

Diarmuid Molony

Dan Withers

Ronan McKeown

Jim Kennedy

Gary Colleary

Neil Burke

Maurice O'Flaherty

Professor Joseph M Queally

Professor Brian M Devitt

Paul Magill


Michael Kelleher

Jabir Nagaria

Eoin Fenton

Nikolay Peev

Sports & Exercise Medicine Physicians

Philip E Carolan

Ciaran Cosgrave

Paul Dobbelaar

Stuart O'Flanagan

Ronan Kearney

Matthew Cosgrave

Colm McCarthy

Jamie Kearns

Maxillofacial Surgeons

Mr Padraig Ó Ceallaigh

Plastic Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgeons

Richard Hanson

Patricia Eadie

Colin Riordan

Pain Management Physicians

Kathir Tamilmani

Philip Hu


Barry J Sheane

Catherine Sullivan

Leah Rooney


Frank McGrath

Mark Logan

Brian Hogan

Dr Oisin Flanagan

Joe Coyle

Respiratory Physicians

Rosemary O'Brien


Brendan Doyle