This collection contains published registers of medical doctors living in the United Kingdom and Ireland digitized from original documents at the archives of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in Dublin. This collection of annual registers lacks 1882, 1915 and 1940. Expect to find
Date of registration
As you can search by residence you may be able to find a physicial who treated a family member.The family doctor I had as a child, Guy Hope Buncombe, was listed in 18 of these directories.