Dr Yvonne Smyth graduated from NUIG in 1997. Dr Smyth completed her Internship and General Professional Training in Galway University Hospital (GUH). Thereafter she worked in Beaumont, the Adelaide, Meath and Cork University Hospitals before returning to Galway to complete the Cardiology Specialist Registrar training program. Dr Smyth was enrolled in the specialist division of the medical registrar in both Cardiology and General Internal Medicine in 2007.
Dr Smyth particular areas of interest are Cardiovascular imaging and Heart failure. She undertook a subspecialty fellowship in Cleveland Clinic USA prior to being appointed as a Consultant Cardiologist in Bon Secours Hospital and Kerry General Hospitals Tralee in 2008. She took up a joint Cardiology/AMU post in GUH in 2012 and is currently the Joint National Lead for Acute Medicine. Dr Smyth has a MA in Healthcare Management, a Diploma in Clinical Education and is a fellow of the RCPI, an ACLS instructor and a reviewer for Heart.