Dr. Sarmad Waqas

Dr. Sarmad Waqas
Name:Dr. Sarmad Waqas
Title:Consultant Physician Tallaght University Hospital
Clinical Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin
Speciality:General Medicine and Infectious Diseases



Dr. Sarmad Waqas completed his specialist training in Ireland in 2019 and since has been working as a Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine. He was appointed at Tallaght Hospital as the first consultant in the speciality of Infectious Diseases in 2022 and was working as a consultant in St. Vincent’s University Hospital Dublin before that.

He is currently leading the Tallaght Hospital OPAT (Out-Patient Antimicrobial Therapy) program that encompasses treatment of complicated infections of a person at their home with intravenous antimicrobials. 

Dr. Waqas has published his research and academic work in numerous peer reviewed medical journals and has presented in multiple National and International Scientific Meetings.


2019: C.S.C.S.T. (Certificate of Satisfactory Completion of Specialist Training) in Infectious Diseases and General Internal Medicine from Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) 
2019: Special Purpose Certificate in Academic Practice Trinity College Dublin
2013: M.R.C.P.I. 
2012: M.R.C.P. (UK)
2010: F.C.P.S. (Medicine) College Of  Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan
2004: M.B., B.S.  King Edward Medical College Lahore, Pakistan

Professional Memberships

Membership Infectious Diseases Society of Ireland
IDSI co-representative Irish National antimicrobial stewardship advisory group
Collegiate Membership, BST Trainer and HST (Infectious Diseases) Trainer Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
Membership Royal College of Physicians – UK
Fellowship General Medicine College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan