David Robinson, MD, FRCPI, MSc
Senior Clinical Lecturer, Gerontology
We must increase awareness of dementia among lay people and professionals and improve the quality of life of people affected.
David is a Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine, at St James's Hospital, Dublin.
My geriatric mentors
Words of Strength
Humility and excellence
David believes that to reduce the scale and impact of dementia, we must increase awareness of dementia among lay people and professionals and that we must work together to improve the quality of life of people affected.
David is a physician specialising in Geriatric Medicine at St James's Hospital, a University teaching hospital, where he serves as Director of the Memory Clinic.
David diagnoses and treats dementia. He supports patients through diagnosis and later in their journey. Outside of the medical field, David promotes creative life and artistic experience as a means of improving quality of life.
David graduated from Trinity College, Dublin in 1996 at St James’ Hospital. He completed his basic and specialist training in Dublin and Queensland, Australia, and was admitted to the Specialist Register of General (Internal) Medicine and Geriatric Medicine in 2010. He was awarded a Master’s in Health Care Ethics and Law from the RCSI in 2010. He achieved a Doctorate in Medicine from Trinity College, Dublin in 2011. In 2013 he was elected to Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in recognition of his work in dementia and social prescribing, and in developing and delivering an ethics module. He has been an invited speaker to the Bealtaine Festival, and the Irish Museum of Modern Art. His proudest achievement is his appointment as a consultant physician to St James’s Hospital in 2011 where he has served in several capacities.