Dermatology at UPMC Whitfield

Straight-forward solutions for all types of skin conditions

Dermatology experts at UPMC Whitfield help treat and educate patients about complex and common conditions of the skin, mucous membranes, hair, and nails.

Our consultants are committed to addressing your dermatological needs and giving you the right answers the first time.

Dermatology Services

  • General and paediatric dermatology and dermatological surgery – surgical procedures will typically consist of excision of cutaneous malignancies, shave excision, curettage and cautery of benign tumours (skin tags, etc), diagnostic biopsies of rashes.
  • Acne treatment
  • Mole assessment
  • Dermatoses
  • Pruritus
  • Skin disorders of the elderly

Contact Details

Dermatology Department


Monday – Friday, 09.00-17.00

Consultants in Dermatology

Dr Colin Buckley




General and Paediatric Dermatology
Dermatological Surgery
Complex Closure Mole Assessment with Dermatoscopy




Dr Colin Buckley has over 25 years experience in dermatology. He specialises in dermatological surgery, paediatric dermatology& mole assessment with dermatoscopy.

Dr. Buckley’s dermatology office in Whitfield Clinic is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Office hours are between 8.30 am to 4.30pm.

Dr. Buckley is a medical graduate of The National University of Ireland and the Royal College of Surgeons, with an Accreditation in Dermatology from the Royal College of Physicians, London

Before working in UPMC Whitfield, Dr. Buckley was a consultant dermatologist for the West Dorset Hospital Trust between 1994 and 1996.

Moving to Ireland, he then worked as a consultant dermatologist for the HSE South East (Based at WRH) between 1997 and 2014.

He has been helping people from Waterford and the surrounding counties as a consultant dermatologist at UPMC Whitfield since 2007.

Contact Details

Dermatology Department

Secretary: Kristina
Tel: 051-319895
Fax: 051-319810
Suite: Outpatient Department

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