Dr Hilary Shallow graduated from University College Cork in 2001. She carried out her general medical training scheme in the Mercy Hospital and the Cork University Hospital and then completed two years of training in gynaecology and obstetrics in the Coombe Hospital Dublin. She subsequently went on to complete her training in General Practice, and then worked as aGP in Galway and in Scotland before returning to Cork in 2011. She is a registered member of the Irish Medical Council and the Royal College of General Practitioners.

Her main interest is in Womens Health and she holds diplomas in womens health and family planning. She is qualified and experienced in the insertion of long acting contraceptive devices including the Implanon and Mirena coil. She also holds diplomas in Paediatrics and Psychiatry