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  • Address: 254 Harolds Cross Road Dublin 6W | D6WF789
STDclinic@Harolds Cross Surgery


STD Clinic at Harold’s Cross Surgery is a privately-run sexual health clinic based in Harold’s Cross, Dublin. We specialise in diagnosis, testing and treatment of Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD), also referred to as Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI). STD Screening is carried out by Dr. Shay Keating, a fully accredited specialist in the field of sexual health, with over 20 years experience in STD and STI screening, making him Ireland’s No. 1 Sexual Health Expert. At Harold’s Cross Surgery, we offer Full Specialist Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections for men and women. Screening is carried out in a confidential manner in comfortable surroundings.

“We offer full sexually transmitted infection screening, hepatitis vaccination, and HIV post sexual exposure HIV infection prophylaxis”. 

Current Employment

Medical Practitioner with special interest in Men’s Health, Sexually Transmitted Infections and Addiction

Specialist in Genitourinary Medicine, GUIDE Clinic, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin 8 

Medical Officer in the National Drug Treatment Centre, Pearse Street, Dublin

Occupational Health Physician to the National Drug Treatment Centre, Pearse Street, Dublin 2


Dr. James N. Keating
BA Mod, MB, PhD. MRCP, Dip GUM, Dip Occ Med.

  • Granuloma Inguinale
  • Hepatitis C Infection
  • Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum
  • Non-Gonococcal Urethritis (NGU)
STDclinic@Harolds Cross Surgery

Dr. Keating has been employed as Medical Officer to the 550 clients attending the National Drug Treatment Centre since 1996. This addiction service is the largest of its kind in the country.

At the National Drug Treatment Centre, Dr. Keating also has a large research and teaching commitment. He completed the British Diploma in Occupational Medicine, and established an Occupational Health Department for the 140 staff members of the National Drug Treatment Centre.

Dr. Shay Keating features in the Phoenix Magazine with an article about how vital it is to get checked in regards to your sexual health.