Who is Barry O'Brien?

Barry spent almost 10 years working in the pharmaceutical industry before establishing a private business consultancy service in 2004. In 2005 he joined Abbey House Medical Centre, a large multidisciplinary practice, to manage the continued growth, business development and commercial operations of the organisation. Barry still retains the position of Business/Commercial partner in Abbey House Medical Centre.

Today Barry’s primary professional role centres on the provision of independent strategic, financial and commercial management consulting services exclusively to a GP client base. To date he has provided professional advice, nationwide, to over 1,000 GP clients ranging from large multidisciplinary practices to single handed GP surgeries.

Barry is also lecturer and course tutor for the Irish College of General Practitioners’ “Management in Practice” Diploma and Certificate courses. He is CEO for KDOC, TLC Doc and Dub Doc out of hours co-ops. He is also a regular business speaker at General Practice meetings and conferences throughout Ireland and occasional columnist for various medical publications.