Dr Avril Cogan


Dr. Cogan has been working in Donabate Clinic since 2011.

She graduated from University College Dublin in 2006. She achieved first class honours in Paediatrics, Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynaecology, areas which have remained of particular interest to her.

She completed the UCD GP Vocational training scheme in 2011 coming first place overall in the MICGP examinations that year.

During her training Avril worked in Temple Street Children's Hospital, the National Maternity Hospital, Blackrock Hospice, St Vincents University Hospital and she worked in GP practices in Arklow and Mount Merrion.

She has been awarded diplomas in Medicine for the Elderly (DME), Obstetrics and Gynaecology (DRCOG), Dermatology (Derm Dip), Family Planning and Practice Management, all of which prove immensely valuable in her daily work as a GP.

She is currently training with the UCD School of Psychotherapy.

Dr Peter Watson


Dr. Watson has been working in Donabate Clinic since 2013. He graduated from Trinity College, Dublin in 2000 with an Honours Degree.

He worked for two years in Tallaght Hospital and Waterford Regional Hospital before he moved to the UK where he completed GP training on the Oxford City GP Vocational Training scheme. In Oxford he undertook further hospital training in the John Radcliffe Hospital and completed his GP registrar training in a practice in Oxford city. He has completed training in A&e, Medicine, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Gynaecology and Family Planning. He has completed the Diploma in Sexual and Reproductive Health.

Dr Watson worked as a partner in a practice in Oxfordshire for three years before returning to work in Ireland in 2009.

Dr Watson's interests include Cardiovascular Health, Dermatology and Paediatrics. Dr Watson has worked for 18 months in Accident and Emergency and has an interest in acute presentations of illness and emergencies.

Dr Watson is married with three young children.

Dr Debra Chan



Dr Chan has been working in Donabate Clinic since September 2019. She graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2012 with an Honours Degree.
She worked in Tallaght Hospital, St. Vincent's Hospital, Loughlinstown Hospital and Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin before starting the South East GP Training Programme in 2015.

As part of general practice training, Dr Chan worked in University Hospital Waterford, Kilkenny General Hospital and Wexford General Hospital. During this time she worked in Respiratory Medicine, General Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Paediatrics, Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Dr Chan has completed Certificate in Contraception, Advanced Certificate in Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) and is also a LARC Tutor.

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