Mr Bukhari graduated from the University of Punjab in 1999. He moved to Ireland in 2002 to pursue training in surgery. He was awarded Membership of Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2007. Mr. Bukhari completed his higher surgical training in Ireland and was awarded Fellowship of Royal College in Ireland after successful completion of his higher training and the intercollegiate speciality board examination of Royal Colleges. Mr. Bukhari has also completed his fellowship in Laparoscopic Colorectal surgery in King's College Hospital, London in 2014. Mr. Bukhari`s most recent appointment was Consultant Surgeon in General and Colorectal surgery in Galway/Roscommon hospital group
Dr Cheuk is available at the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee every 6-8 weeks.
Dr Cheuk, originally from Hong Kong, graduated in medicine at Queens University Belfast in 1996. She became a member of the Royal College of Physicians in 1999. Along with completing masters in medical science in Sport and exercise medicine in 2003, the same year, she became a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland.
Dr Cheuk has a special interest in Western medicine acupuncture and is a proud member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society. The procedures Dr Cheuk carries out within the Bon Secours hospital are joint injections, synovial fluid replacement therapy, medical acupuncture for pain relief and myofascial trigger point injections.
Mr. Curran, originally from County Donegal, attended the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland as an undergraduate and graduated with honours in 2001. He then commenced surgical training and was awarded Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (Plastic Surgery Section) after successful completion of The Intercollegiate Specialty Board Examinations in 2012. He was awarded his CCST in 2013. Mr Curran undertook Plastic Surgery Fellowships in the UK at The Royal Free Hospital, London and St. Andrew's Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns, Essex. Mr Curran then completed further fellowships in the USA at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore and The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York.
Mr. Curran practices all aspects of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and his areas of special interest are microvascular surgery, breast reconstruction and cosmetic surgery.
Originally from County Laois, Dr Daly began her studies in Dentistry at the University College Cork. She went on to complete her Paediatric Dentistry training at the Leeds Dental Institute in Yorkshire. Here, she graduated with a distinction and was awarded prizes from the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry and the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry for her Masters research in dental caries and glycaemic index.
Dr Daly obtained a specialist membership in Paediatric Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 2009. She was also awarded a fellowship in Paediatric Dentistry by the Royal College of surgeons in Ireland
As well as having completed a Masters of Law in Medical Ethics from the University of Edinburgh, Dr Daly often attends workshops and conferences both internationally and nationally to ensure the highest quality of evidenced based clinical care for her patients. She lectures on Paediatric Dentistry, and medico-legal topics relating to clinical dentistry for the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland. She has had numerous articles published in peer reviewed international journals.
She provides comprehensive dental care for paediatric patients at the hospital for the management of a broad range of conditions affecting the mouths of children and adolescents. She also provides a referral service for lactation consultants and paediatricians for the management of tongue ties in new infants who are having difficulty with breastfeeding.
Ms Fanning, originally from County Wexford, graduated from University College Dublin in 2004. She has completed both Basic Surgical Training and Higher Surgical Training Schemes in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. She was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2012.
Ms Fanning takes great pride in developing her knowledge and expertise with postgraduate qualifications including an MD from University College Dublin, a Masters in Medical Education from Queens University Belfast and a Diploma in Health Services Management from Westmoreland College, Dublin. She has received numerous awards and research grants for her work. Ms Fanning is a proud member of learned societies, such as the European Association of Urology, American Urology Association and the Irish Society of Urology.
Ms Fanning’s practice within the hospital covers all aspects of adult male and female urology.
Research Grants & Awards
2004 Surgery Medal – Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
2007 Brendan Devlin Prize – Waterford Surgical October Club
2007 Joint University College Dublin / RCSI Surgical Research Fellowship Grant
2007 Medical Trainee Scholarship – University College Dublin
2008 Medical Trainee Scholarship – University College Dublin
2008 Travelling Fellowship in Surgery – RCSI & AstraZeneca
2008 Seed Funding Award – University College Dublin
2008 Research Scholarship – British Urology Foundation
2008 International Scholar-in-Training Award – American Association for Cancer Research
2008 Student Project of the Year – Irish Healthcare Awards
2008 Sir Peter Freyer Poster Prize – 33rd Sir Peter Freyer Surgical Symposium
2009 Travel Award – Irish Association for Cancer Research
2009 Liam O’Connell Research Medal – UCD Medical Graduates Association
Dr Griffin, originally from Tralee, is a Specialist Physiotherapist with expertise in the management of patients with complex persistent pain disorders. He holds a first-class honours degree in Physiotherapy and in 2013 was awarded a PhD in the area of low back pain. Derek’s academic and clinical interests are primarily in the area of persistent pain and he has worked with a number of leading clinicians in the field. Dr Griffin is a strong advocate of evidence-based practice and has been involved in campaigns to help disseminate scientific knowledge within the public domain. He was recently involved in writing a number of educational pieces on low back pain for the general public which were published in the Irish Independent and gained widespread publicity both nationally and internationally. Dr Griffin has presented his research findings at a number of conferences both nationally and internationally and regularly gives talks to healthcare professionals and patients on contemporary issues relating to Physiotherapy. In additional to his clinical work, he has previously lectured on the undergraduate and postgraduate physiotherapy programmes at the University of Limerick in the areas of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and Pain Science. Outside of Physiotherapy, Derek is a keen long distance runner and has taken part in many marathons over the past number of years.
Dr. Ciaran Healy is originally from Dublin and graduated from The Royal College of Surgeons in 2001. Dr. Healy trained as a Specialist Registrar in Radiology in The Mater Misericordiae Hospital. Following this he trained in Vancouver in St. Paul's Hospital and Vancouver General Hospital. During these years Dr. Healy specialised in Body Imaging, Chest and Abdominal Imaging and Body Intervention, with a special interest in Genitourinary Intervention.
Dr Hussain began his journey in medicine in the Liaquat Medical College, Hyderbad, Pakistan. After graduation, he then went on to become a member of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland. He received a specialist registration in Gastroenterology and Medicine by the Irish medical council in 2010 and the General medical council in 2012. Dr Hussain was awarded fellowship by the Royal college of Physicians in Ireland and in Glasgow in 2014.
Dr Hussain takes pride in developing his career by attending conferences both nationally and internationally. He has participated in numerous publications and has taken many opportunities to teach throughout his career. His teaching experience includes giving presentations, clinical tutorials, lectures and also providing ward rounds to senior house officers and interns. He is also a proud member of the American Association of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy.
His professional interests include intervention Endoscopy. Dr Hussain carries out general endoscopy procedures within the hospital such as, colonoscopy, gastroscopy, and ERCP services etc.
Mr Mahendran graduated in medicine in the Chennai University of India. He went on to complete his surgical training in the United Kingdom in 1991 and graduated with his surgical fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Mr Mahendran moved to Ireland in 1995 to continue his higher surgical training. He has had extensive surgical training in specialised units, in Colorectal Surgery, Hepatobiliary, Liver Transplant and Thoracic surgery. Since 2002, Mr Mahendran has trained in numerous hospitals around Ireland, where he specialised in Vascular and Endovascular surgery involving arterial and venous diseases. He developed a special interest in the treatment of Varicose vein diseases and venous Ulcers and attained specialist Phlebology training at multiple varicose veins treatment & training centres around the world, USA, UK, Italy, Germany, Latvia, Slovenia and Poland. He has memberships with various organisations and continues to incorporate up to date techniques within his practice of minimally invasive venous treatments.
Mr Mahendran has taken many opportunities to teach throughout his career. He was appointed as the Senior lecturer in vascular surgery at the National University of Ireland in Galway where he taught medical students, nursing and biomedical engineering students. He was deeply involved as a mentor in the research programmes for medical and biomedical engineering students. He developed the Endovascular training and vascular nurse training programmes for the Western Vascular Institute. He served as a Director on the board of Western Vascular Institute.
Mr Mahendran was the first vascular surgeon to introduce minimally invasive venous treatment technologies in the Munster region. He set up the Phlebology practice dedicated to specifically treat varicose veins, at the Bon Secours Tralee in 2009. Here, he promotes Healthy Legs for Healthy Living by improving awareness regarding venous problems within the community.
Mr Moriarty began his studies in medicine at the University College Cork. After graduation, he trained in General surgery in Cork and carried out specialty training in Otolaryngology in Manchester and Birmingham. Mr Moriarty also completed a residency program in Otolaryngology in Ontario, Canada. He undertook a fellowship in Ear pathology and a clinical fellowship in Head and neck surgery at the University of Toronto. He also completed a clinical fellowship in Paediatric Otolaryngology, at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto.
Mr Moriarty is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. He is also a member of the Academy of Medicine in Ireland. Mr Moriarty has taken many opportunities to teach throughout his career, being a Senior Clinical Lecturer with University College Cork. He is a member of the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland.
Mr Moriarty has a broad interest in all aspects of Otolaryngology. He has had numerous publication in peer reviewed Journals regarding all areas of Otolaryngology. Mr Moriarty participates in the Maintenance of Professional Competence program of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada and the Professional Competence scheme of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
Mr Moriarty sees patients in consultation at the ‘Kerry Clinic’ at the Bon Secours hospital, Tralee.