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Dr Joanne Balfe

Consultant in Neurodisability

CHI at Tallaght

Dr Joanne Balfe is a consultant in Neurodisability and practices primarily in Tallaght. For referral information, please see the Child development & neurodisabilty service page. Child development & neurodisability


Dr Joanne Balfe, MB, BAO, BCh, FRCPI, FFPAED, is a consultant paediatrician with a special interest in developmental paediatrics and neurodisability. Dr Balfe trained in Ireland and the UK. Dr Balfe has worked in CHI at Tallaght and LauraLynn Children’s Hospice since 2009. She runs developmental clinics in CHI at Tallaght and is the lead paediatrician in the clinic for Children with Down Syndrome. Dr Balfe has a special interest in child development, the care of children with medical complexity and palliative care needs and children with Down Syndrome. She has an MSc in Medical Law and ethics and lectures on ethical decision-making in children with complex medical needs.

Contact Details

CHI at Tallaght


Grainne Power, Secretary to:
Dr. Balfe
Direct Line: (01) 414 4823

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