Meet The holywood private Clinic Team

Dr Grainne Doherty

DR GARETH PATTERSON

Nurse Sharon Magee

Dr Simon Beatty

Dr Gareth Patterson

MB BCh BAO DCH MRCGP

Memberships

  • GMC
  • RCGP

Areas of Expertise

  • General Dermatology
  • Minor Surgery
  • Joint Injections

Dr Patterson graduated from Queen’s University Belfast in 2012. Following his undergraduate training he went on to gain experience in the fields of General Medicine, General Surgery, Paediatrics and Emergency Medicine. In 2017 he joined the Royal College of General Practitioners and in 2019 became a GP Partner at Holywood Arches Health Centre, East Belfast, where he continues to work for the NHS. In addition to this, Dr Patterson also works regularly in a local Accident and Emergency Department and provides essential cover in the GP Out of Hours Service. He maintains an specialist interest in dermatology, minor surgery, paediatrics, and holistic medicine.

Dr Simon Beatty

MB BCh BAO MRCGP MRCS DRCOG

Memberships:

  • GMC
  • RCGP
  • Association of Surgeons in Primary Care (ASPC)

Areas of expertise:

  • Minor Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Vasectomy
  • Joint Injections

Dr Simon Beatty graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast in 2002. He undertook Basic Surgical Training within the Northern Ireland Deanery and achieved his Membership of Royal College Surgeons (MRCS) examination. He progressed on to General Practice training concluding with Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) in 2012.
Dr Beatty worked as a GP here in Northern Ireland prior to working in Sydney, New South Wales for 18 months. Following his return, he has since become a GP Principal in East Belfast where he delivers General Medical Services to include minor surgery and joint injections.

In the past 4 years, Dr Beatty has undertaken training and accreditation in Minimally Invasive Vasectomy and regularly performs this procedure within his role as a GPECS ( General Practitioner with Enhanced Clinical Skills).

In addition, he regularly delivers emergency and unscheduled care through the GP Out-of-Hours service based within the South Eastern Trust and participates in Medical Student Undergraduate teaching through his own practice.

Dr. Grainne Doherty

MB BCh BAO DCH MRCGP

Memberships

  • GMC
  • RCGP

Areas of Expertise

  • Urgent Care
  • Gynaecology

Dr. Grainne Doherty graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2011. She went on to gain experience across the fields of General Surgery, Breast Surgery, Gynaecology, Emergency Medicine and Paediatrics in before taking up the role of a Sessional GP. She currently works as a GP in Belfast as well as in Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care within the Belfast Trust. She maintains a specialist interest in Mental Health, Gynaecology and Urgent Care.

Nurse Sharon Magee 

Membership

  • NMC
  • RCN

Sharon Magee graduated from Queens University Belfast in Adult Nursing in 2005.  She had worked in a wide range of setting including the NHS, several Grammar Schools and for the past 6 years in a private laser and aesthetic clinic, where she has gained a wide range of skills in laser treatments.