Elaine Power is the longest serving member of Dr. Condon’s nurse practitioner team. Elaine graduated RGN from Waterford regional hospital and has over 20 years experience both in Ireland and Australia. Elaine is highly skilled in all aspects of dermatology and has been the driving force behind the Laser therapy unit and the skin cancer early detection and prevention units run by Dermatology Matters. Her approach is to guide patients on their journey to skin health through nutritional advice, skin care, protection and the restoration of damaged, aged or diseased skin utilizing light, Laser or injectable therapies tailored to individuals needs.
Vivienne Stewart RGN worked as clinical nurse manager at UPMC Clane where she was actively involved in skin care and wound management with the department of plastic surgery before she took up her current role at Dermatology Matters, UPMC Clane and the Blackrock Clinic. Vivienne is highly skilled in all areas of dermatology and skin care and has a particular interest in cosmetic and laser therapies. Vivienne is also an accomplished artist and sculptor and enjoys utilizing these skills in her aesthetic treatments.
Lian Cormican qualified as an RGN from Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh and has extensive experience in the UK, Australia and Ireland. Lian is involved in and has extensive experience in all aspects of skin care be it medical, surgical or cosmetic. Her particular area of interest is the early detection and prevention of skin cancer. Lian runs Dr. Condon’s screening program for melanoma and non-melanoma detection and is actively involved in cutting edge therapies to treat photo-damaged and precancerous skin lesions. Lian espouses skin protection and vigilance allied to cutting edge therapies to achieve exceptional results both in the appearance and the health of the skin.
Virginia O’Callaghan RGN came to Dermatology Matters with diverse and expensive nursing experience ranging from running a maternity clinic in Nigeria, general nursing in St. Vincent’s Hospital to providing home oncology care in south Dublin. Virginia joined the team in 2015. She loves the diversity of dermatology and in particular cutaneous oncology and aging skin.
Lorna Kelly RGN has unique experience gathered from her time spent as nurse specialist on cruise liners in Australia where she saw first hand the damage caused by excess sun exposure. Since joining Dermatology Matters in 2015 Lorna has set up the acne and rosacea clinics in conjunction with Dr. Condon. Together they have designed and put in place protocols to combine medical, surgical and laser therapies to achieve optimal results. Lorna is an advocate, where possible, of early intervention to prevent scarring, social isolation and distress.