Dr Karen Soffe

Joint Lead Complex Menopause Clinic CUMH, GP Lead with Special Interest in Women's mid-life Health, Accredited Menopause Specialist

Dr Karen Soffe has been working in general practice in The Ashe Street Clinic in Tralee Co Kerry for over 20 years. She is a British Menopause Society accredited Menopause Expert and Trainer.

She has been appointed as Medical Officer along with Dr Brenda Moran for the new Complex Menopause Service soon to be launched at Cork University Maternity Hospital providing expert menopause care for those with complex needs.

As part of this new role she will collaborate with the other menopause Specialists around the country. Karen is passionate about educating existing and trainee GPs and empowering them to provide high quality mid-life care to their patients. To this end she has provided in person and online talks and webinars for medical colleagues and trainees.

As part of her role as the GP lead in the community network, she is collaborating with the HSE in Cork and Kerry to develop health promotion programs regarding women’s mid-life health particularly in vulnerable populations.