Matthew Cosgrave
Sports & Exercise Medicine Physician
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Dr Matthew Cosgrave is a Consultant in Sports and Exercise Medicine. A graduate of Medicine from Queen’s University Belfast in 2011, Dr Cosgrave undertook an MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine at The University of Bath before completing specialty training in General Practice in Belfast in 2018. Dr Cosgrave worked as a general practitioner with a specialist interest in musculoskeletal and sports team care and as a specialty doctor in pre-hospital medicine before moving to Dublin to complete Higher Specialty Training in Sports and Exercise Medicine in Ireland.

Dr Cosgrave has an extensive background in elite and international sport both as an athlete and as team physician. He has been Team Doctor to The Irish Women’s Rugby Team since 2019 and serves as a Medical Officer to Connacht Rugby Senior Men’s Team. Previous team physician roles include Team Doctor to Team NI at The 2018 Commonwealth Games and 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games, Team Doctor to The Irish Football Association and Medical Officer to The Belfast Giants Ice Hockey Team, Louth GAA, Linfield Football Club and Ulster Rugby Schools.

Dr Cosgrave represented Northern Ireland and Ireland internationally over a 20-year career history in Men’s Artistic Gymnastics, competing at multiple Commonwealth Games, World and European Championships

Dr Cosgrave has been an active member of The Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine since 2018 and is currently the co-chair of the educational committee. He has an interest in elite athlete health and performance, injury surveillance and team dynamics in high performance.


Orthopaedic Surgeons

Ray Moran Medical Director

Owen Brady

Jonathan Bunn

Neil Burke

Ann-Maria Byrne

Stefan Byrne

Noelle Cassidy

Gary Colleary

Denis Collins

Ruth Delaney

Professor Brian M Devitt

Michael Donnelly

Niall Hogan

Mark Jackson

Jim Kennedy

Pat Kiely

Paul Magill

Tom McCarthy

Johnny McKenna

Ronan McKeown

Gavin McHugh

Diarmuid Molony

Professor Cathal J Moran

Paul Moroney

Hannan Mullett

Professor Kevin Mulhall

Jacques Noel

Maurice O'Flaherty

Shea (James) O'Flanagan

Professor Joseph M Queally

Keith Synnott

Mihai Vioreanu

James Walsh

Dan Withers


Michael Kelleher

Jabir Nagaria

Eoin Fenton

Nikolay Peev

Sports & Exercise Medicine Physicians

Ciaran Cosgrave

Philip E Carolan

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

Philip Hu

Kathir Tamilmani


Barry J Sheane

Catherine Sullivan


Joe Coyle

Brian Hogan

Mark Logan

Frank McGrath

Dr Oisin Flanagan

Respiratory Physicians

Rosemary O'Brien


Brendan Doyle