Dr Karin Dursteler

Dr Dursteler, born in Switzerland, is a graduate from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. She obtained her MB, ChB degree in 1991. Her post-graduate qualifications in Ireland include MICGP, DCH, DRCOG, LFOM and CCD. She has been working as a GP in Galway since 2009.

Her special areas of interest are:

Woman’s Health
She has an  Certificate in Contraception and an Advanced Certificate in Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCS) such as Mirena, Jaydess and Kyleena Intra Uterine Systems as well as Implanon. She does Menopause Management and has a certificate in Menopause Care.

DXA Scanning
She is a Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD) and is a member of the International Society of Clinical Densitometry (ISCD).

Occupational Medicine
She completed the Licentiate of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine (LFOM), Royal College of Physicians Ireland, in 2011. She is also a Road Safety Authority (RSA) approved trainer for the Driver Certificate in Professional Competence (CPC) in Drivers Health and Safety.

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