Clinical expertise

Dr Mark Kinirons specialises in geriatric care and general medicine. He is an accredited specialist in general medicine, geriatric medicine, and clinical pharmacology.

His clinical work includes general medicine and the acute medical take, and the falls clinic. He also leads the memory service within the Trust and works in the dementia and delirium team.


As expert in geriatric and general medicine, Dr Mark Kinirons is enthusiastic about getting older people into a better place regarding their health and wellbeing.

He qualified from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and the University College Dublin in 1985 before receiving his MD from the National University of Ireland (NUI Galway) in 1996. In 1997 he was awarded a fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and in 1999 he received on from the Royal College of Physicians London.

Mark has had wide and varied training, which adds value to patients with multiple conditions or multiple medicines or those requiring surgery.

He participates in full general medical and old age work in his department and is an expert in memory and falls in particular.

Research interests

Dr Mark Kinirons has a special interest in:

  • memory issues
  • medications in older people
  • ethics of old age
  • resuscitation

His research interests include:

  • quality and safety in hospital care
  • evidence-based healthcare development