Dr Cosgrave joined the Sports Medicine Department of Sports Surgery Clinic in 2013 having trained as a consultant in Sports & Exercise Medicine in Liverpool. He is currently the Team Doctor to the Irish Senior Rugby Team.
He has a wealth of experience in elite sport having worked for two seasons at Liverpool Football Club from 2011-2013 and as the Lead Doctor at Leinster Rugby from 2014-2016. He also provided medical cover at the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and subsequently accompanied Team GB at their High Altitude Training Camp in Iten, Kenya.
Other experience in elite sport includes basketball, Northern Ireland Football, athletics, karate and judo. In each of these sports he not only provides high quality sports medicine but also works closely with athletes and coaches on performance enhancement.
Dr Cosgrave graduated Medicine from Queen’s University Belfast in 2004 and after working for a year in Sydney, undertook an MSc in Sports & Exercise Medicine at Trinity College Dublin. Additionally he has qualifications in Sports Psychology and Medical Education. He has a particular interest in concussion and is the lead investigator for a study being conducted at SSC into the effects of concussion on adolescent rugby players.