Dr Ger Lane

Dr Ger Lane

Originally from Cork, Dr Lane formally joined the English family practice in March 2013.

Background

He graduated from UCC in 2003 with a MB BCh BAO (Hons) degree. He completed his intern training in the Mid-Western Regional Hospital in Limerick and South Infirmary Hospital in Cork. He subsequently underwent the General Medical training scheme in Cork University Hospital (CUH) from 2004-06 completing his medical general professional training in July 2006. This was followed by a year as a Rheumatology registrar in CUH during which time he became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCPI). He joined the Mid-Western General Practice (GP) vocational training scheme in July 2008 and completed his GP training in July 2012 becoming a Member of the Irish College of General Practitioners (MICGP). His Registrar years were spent in Toomevara Health Centre, Co Tipperary with Dr Colm O Reilly and Parnell Medical Centre Ennis, Co Clare with Dr Conor Hanrahan.

Areas of interest

Dr Lane has a particular interest in general internal medicine, men’s health, rheumatology, sports medicine, musculoskeletal medicine & travel medicine. He completed a Masters in Medical Science in Sports and Exercise Medicine in 2007 in UCC.

He works as a Problem Based Learning tutor and examiner in the University of Limerick Graduate Entry Medical School since 2012. He has an interest in medical education and has recently a Masters in Health Sciences – Clinical Education, in the National University of Ireland, Galway. His research areas of interest include the career intentions of medical students and how the GP curriculum is taught at undergraduate level.
He is an ICGP examiner for the MICGP examinations since 2015

Other post graduate training qualifications include:

European Certificate in Palliative Care

Substance Abuse Level 1 Certified

Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certified

Outside Interests

He is a sports fanatic and still enjoys playing soccer. He has a lifelong interest in GAA and rugby.
He enjoys supporting Munster rugby and has split loyalties in GAA supporting both Treaty and Rebel Counties.
He also enjoys film, travel and reading.