Dr Lisa Cunningham is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Prehospital Physician and an experience Aesthetic Practitioner.

She qualified in 2010 from UCD and completed her training in Ireland. Her final year was spent doing her fellowship in Prehospital Emergency Medicine, in the UK.

She is currently working as a Consultant in Emergency Medicine in Mayo University Hospital. She also works with the Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance in the UK as a Prehospital Physician. Her work in the UK is delivering critical care with a prehospital team, to patient most in need of it, by helicopter or by rapid response vehicles.

Her Aesthetics education and training has continued throughout the past 8 years between Ireland and the UK. Focussed on giving clients the most personal experience for aesthetics, she set up the Doctor Lisa Clinic in January 2022. Only 1 client in the clinic per time, single practitioner led clinics to allow full time and deserved attention to the client.

A keen an avid Gaelic football fan, Dr Lisa is also part of the senior Mayo LGFA and GAA backroom teams and has combined her prehospital emergency medicine to the GAA pitch.

Lisa is Mammy to 3 children- Cathal, Cuán and Féile. Living in Ballina, with her Saint of a husband Bernard, supporting her all the way during her career.


Dr Cunningham has a keen interest in education and teaching. From all aspects of first aid, prehospital, family health, emergency medicine and human factors. She is available for bespoke education sessions on many different topics. Email for information.

Non-Medical Personnel:

As a mother, Lisa is very aware of adult actions and impressions on the young minds. She enjoys school talks to children, both for primary school and secondary school to show a career pathway that can be achieved. STEAM subjects is encouraged in primary schools. She strongly believes that impressions last and the opportunity to have a guest speaker in these subjects, can help further encourage children to explore them as options.

Medical personnel:

In her daily role as Consultant in Emergency Medicine, in the Emergency Department, medical and nursing student education, simulation and teaching sessions. The Emergency Department has an active teaching session and plan, with all our Consultants in Emergency Medicine, to facilitate further learning for all our department.

Dr Cunningham has been guest speaker to many study days, education days and medical conferences, around Ireland and internationally. Her topics include paediatric trauma, prehospital trauma, human factors and many more. She has partaken in further webinars and podcasts speaking about the pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain interventions, performing under pressure, as well as her role as Prehospital Physician.

Sports Treatments

Dr Lisa is the team doctor for the Mayo Senior Ladies team and assists with Dr Sean Moffatt, as team doctor, on the Mayo Senior Men’s team. Working with the medical team on both intercounty managements set up, she brings her expertise of prehospital, emergency care and knowledge, to one of her greatest passions- the Gaelic games. An avid Gaelic football and hurling fan,, she has combined the grá for both prehospital and GAA.

She is involved with the medical screening and concussion screening (with UPMC) for the teams. In 2023, she will be combining PRP and ultrasound, in 2023 for further enhancing the treatment for players with specific soft tissue injuries.


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Dr Lisa has been with the Collaboration Agency since 2020. She really enjoys working with brands that are health and wellness focused with evidence behind them. This is important to her and her followers. Dr Lisa started to grow her Instagram in 2018 to provide easy to understand medical information to people. Providing it, in short snippets, on topics that are important to everyday health and emergency health. She likes to share information and behind the scenes from her work as a prehospital flight doctor, an emergency physician, a sports doctor and an Aesthetics clinician.

Some brands she has enjoyed working with or that she gives her nod to!