We are now part of Blackrock Health, Ireland's newest private hospital group. Click here to learn more

Consultant Details

Stafford, Dr. Frances

Practice: Suite 32, Blackrock Clinic

Secretary: Rebecca / Catherine
Clinic Times: Monday, Wednesday and Friday all day.
Telephone: 01 206 4252
Fax: 01 283 5493
Email: office.frances.stafford@blackrock-clinic.com

Special Interests

Arthritis & pregnancy, early rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, psoriatic arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, ankylosing spondylitis, lupus, connective tissue disease, osteoporosis.

Current Membership

Fellow Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, International Fellow American College of Rheumatology, Irish Society Rheumatology, Arthritis Ireland

Professional Profile

Dr. Frances Stafford is a graduate of UCD. She trained at University of Toronto and Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital in the Rheumatology Fellowship programmes. She was awarded a 4 year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, which she completed at the National Institutes of Health, the largest medical research campus in the world, and was then appointed on staff there. Having become American Board Certified in Internal Medicine, she subsequently achieved a top 1% score in American Board Certification in Rheumatology.

She has served on the Boards of the Irish Society of Rheumatology and of Arthritis Ireland.

Appointment Requirements

Referral letter, list of medicines, recent blood results, any prior xrays or scans on CD with reports.