Open Monday to Saturday. Please note: No reception cover Wednesday afternoon and Saturday morning.

Contact: 01-8391801 or use the booking form.

Meet Our Doctors

Dr Steve Karagiannis

Bayside, North Strand, Raheny

Dr Steve Karagiannis is the founder and owner of SkinCheck Ireland. He is an Australian Skin Cancer Doctor as well as a GP. His special interest and training is in Early Skin Cancer Detection using Dermoscopy, which is the gold standard for detecting melanoma at its earliest identifiable stage. Over the past ten years, he has travelled back and forth to Australia, USA, Spain, Austria and the UK, gaining the most up to date skills and knowledge in order to give his patients the best possible care. Dr Steve obtained a Fellowship at the Skin Cancer Institute following the completion of Professional Diplomas in Dermoscopy and Skin Cancer Medicine and recently completed an International Masterclass in Dermoscopy in Rome.

Qualifications and experience
  • International Masterclass in Dermoscopy, Rome, September 2022
  • Australasian Melanoma Conference, Sydney, November 2021
  • Global Advances and Controversies in Skin Cancer, Brisbane, November 2021.
  • Advanced Dermoscopy Course, Manchester October 2021
  • 11th European Post-Chicago Melanoma/Skin Cancer Meeting, July 2021
  • World Congress of Dermoscopy, June 2021
  • 10th World Congress of Melanoma, April 2021
  • 10th European Post-Chicago Meeting Melanoma/Skin Cancer Meeting, Germany, July 2020
  • 10th European Post-Chicago Meeting Melanoma/Skin Cancer Meeting, Germany, July 2020
  • Dermatopathology Workshop - Australasian College of Cutaneous Oncology, Melbourne,November 2019
  • Advanced Certificate of Dermoscopy – London, March 2019
  • Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine – Melbourne, February 2019
  • 9th World Meeting of Interdisciplinary Melanoma/Skin Cancer Centres – Barcelona,November 2018
  • Professional Diploma of Skin Cancer Medicine – Bond University, QLD, Australia,April 2018
  • Professional Diploma of Dermoscopy –University of Queensland, Australia, September 2017
  • Advanced Dermoscopy Certificate– University of QLD, Australia, December 2016
  • Certificate in Advanced Dermoscopy – Australasian College of Cutaneous Oncology,Melbourne, October 2016
  • Professional Certificate in Dermoscopy – University of QLD, Australia, August 2016
  • Certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Therapeutics– Melbourne, February 2016
  • 10th Annual Practical Course in Dermoscopy and Update on Malignant Melanoma– Mayo Clinic, USA, December 2015
  • 4th World Congress of Dermoscopy and Skin Imaging– Vienna, April 2015
  • Certificate in Advanced Dermoscopy and Histopathology– Melbourne, February 2015
  • Certificate in the Prevention and Early Detection of Skin Cancer in General Practice– Melbourne, August 2014
  • Advanced Dermoscopy Course– London, September 2014
  • International Short Course in Dermoscopy– Graz, Austria, July 2014
  • Certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Medicine– Melbourne, Feb 2014
  • Certificate in Dermoscopy– Cardiff, September 2012
  • Honorary Lecturer - RCSI, Dublin
  • Fellow of the Skin Cancer Institute
  • SSCA – Member of Skin Cancer College Australasia
  • FRACGP – Fellow of the Australian College of General Practitioners
  • MICGP – Member of the Irish College of General Practitioners
  • MRCGP – Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners, UK
  • ECAM – Member of the European College of Aesthetic Medicine
  • PCSA – Member of the Primary Care Surgical Association of Ireland

Dr Janet Brady

Greystones - Wed - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Dr Janet Brady is an Irish trained General Practitioner with a special interest in Skin Cancer Medicine. She is a graduate of both University College Dublin and Trinity College Dublin. She has spent the last two years working alongside Dr Steve in the Skincheck clinic in Rathmines and is head of our SkinCheck Clinic in Greystones.

She has completed further training in Dermoscopy and has a Professional Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine through the Bond University, Queensland. She has also undertaken additional training in Cryosurgery and Skin Surgery through the Primary Care Surgical Association and the Primary Care Dermatology Society respectively. She divides her time between the SkinCheck Clinic in Greystones and her work as a General Practitioner. She will also be developing the Corporate Screening aspect of SkinCheck.

Qualifications and experience
  • Advanced Dermoscopy Course, Manchester October 2021
  • 10th World Congress of Melanoma & 17th EADO Congress, April 2021
  • Professional Diploma of Skin Cancer medicine, Royal Australian College of General practitioners, Bond University, April 2021
  • Dermoscopy Advanced virtual conference, February 2021
  • Primary Care Surgical Association annual meeting, Oct 2020
  • Advanced Certificate in Skin cancer Medicine, RACGP, Melbourne, February 2020
  • Intermediate Dermoscopy Certificate, PCDS, Birmingham, November 2019
  • PCDS Skin Surgery course, Leeds, United Kingdom, May 2019
  • Advanced Dermosocpy course, London, United Kingdom, February 2019
  • Professional Certificate in Skin Cancer medicine, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, December 2018
  • 5th World Congress in Dermoscopy, Thessaloniki, Greece, June 2018
  • Primary Care Dermatology Society of Ireland, Annual scientific meeting, March 2018
  • Interactive Dermoscopy workshop, Primary care Dermatology Society, Edinburgh, December 2017
  • Irish Association of Dermatology Annual Conference, December 2017
  • Cryosurgery Masterclass and Minor Surgery Conference, Primary Care Surgical Association, September 2017
  • MICP-Member of the Irish College of General Practitioners
  • Member of the Skin Cancer Institute
  • Member of the Primary Care Dermatology Society
  • Member of the Primary Care surgical Association
  • Member of the Skin cancer college of Australasia

Dr David Brennan

Rathmines - Tues 10.30am - 7pm

Dr David Brennan is an Irish GP with a special interest in Dermoscopy and Skin Cancer Medicine. He graduated from UCD Medicine with a first class honours degree and went on to complete his GP training with the HSE Trinity College GP training. As well as working in Irish hospitals and GP clinics, he has gained significant experience working in New Zealand and sub-Saharan Africa.

He currently divides his time between working as a GP in Kilkenny and SkinCheck Rathmines from 1pm to 7pm every Wednesday.

He has a keen interest in dermoscopy and early diagnosis of skin cancer.

Dr Brennan completed a one year internship in SkinCheck with Dr Steve Karagiannis in 2019 and has been practicing in Rathmines ever since. Due his work ethic, willingness to learn, upskill and grasping the concepts of Skin cancer Medicine quite rapidly, Dr Steve decided to add him to the team in 2019. He has also completed the Advanced Certificate in Dermoscopy from the Primary Care Dermatology Society in London in March 2019 and is attending the International Short Course in Dermoscopy in Graz, Austria in July 2019.

Qualifications and experience
  • Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine - Bond University, Queensland, May 2022
  • PCDSI/ICGP Virtual dermosocpy Conference, Feb 2021
  • PCDSI International Conference, January 2021
  • GP Minor Surgery Course Certificate - ThreeFiveTwo Training Academy, September 2019
  • Dermoscopy Study Day - PCDA of Ireland Annual Conference, February 2020
  • Advanced Certificate of Dermoscopy, London, March 2019
  • International Course in Dermoscopy, Graz, Austria, July 2019
  • 1-year internship in Early Skin Cancer Detection and Dermoscopy - SkinCheck Ireland,July 2018 to July 2019
  • Member of the Irish College of General Practitioners
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
  • Member of the Primary Care Dermatology Society of Ireland
  • Member of International Dermoscopy Society and Member of Skin Cancer Institute.

Dr Alejandro Ortiz

Bayside - Mon, Wed and alternate Saturdays

Dr Alejandro Ortiz is a Spanish Specialist Dermatologist with special interest in Dermoscopy and Skin Cancer Medicine. He graduated from The University of Granada (2012) with first class honours degree and went on to complete his training in Dermatology at Virgen del Rocio’s University Hospital (2017), referral center for Andalusia, the most populated region of Spain. He has extensive experience in Dermatology and Skin Cancer diagnosis and treatment, as he has been working full time as a Dermatologist in different public and private Hospitals in Spain, managing Skin Cancer Clinics with multidisciplinary assessment and providing surgical treatment to these patients, including Mohs surgery.

Dr. Ortiz has broad experience and training in Dermatoscopy, having attended renowned courses at Clinic University Hospital in Barcelona and at The Oncologic Institute of Valencia. Additionally, he has actively participated in international skin cancer meetings, receiving first prize award for his presentations at the 2016 Meeting of the Spanish Dermato-oncology Group.

Qualifications and experience
  • Medical Degree – University of Granada, Granada June 2012
  • Dermatology and Venereology Specialization – Virgen del Rocio University Hospital, Seville May 2018
  • European Board Examination in Dermatology and Venereology – Frankfurt, August 2019
  • Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology – Boston, March 2022
  • 14th World Congress of Paediatric Dermatology WCPD 2021 – Edinburgh, Oct 2021
  • 9th International Online Course of the European School of Dermato-Oncology: Update on Cutaneous Oncology – Jan 2021
  • EORTC Annual Meeting (European Organization for. Research and Treatment of Cutaneous Cancer) – Marseille, Oct 2021
  • 2nd Melanoma Tx Workshop of the European Association of Dermato-Oncology – Seville, 2021
  • Advances in Dermato-Oncology, International Symposium – Valencia Oct 2015
  • Fundamental Dermatoscopy Course - Barcelona 2014
  • Member of the Spanish Dermatology and Venereology Academy (AEDV)
  • Member of the Ibero- latinamerican Dermatology Sociaety (SILAD)
  • Member of the Irish Medical Council (Reg. 505905)