1.General Surgery - minor ops (skin lesions/toe-nails/lumps and bumps,cysts) , general - investigation of abdominal pain, weight loss, dyspepsia, heartburn, gallstones, reflux, GI bleeding, iron deficiency anemia. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, hernia repair, laparoscopy, diagnostic gastroscopy and colonoscopy etc.
2.Upper GI (Benign) –investigation of reflux, dysphagia, hiatal hernia, para-oesophageal hernia, achalasia. Gastroscopy and colonoscopy investigations. Laparoscopic anti reflux surgery, management of oesophageal/ gastric disorders.
3.Upper GI (Malignant) - the management and treatment of Upper GI cancer (oesophageal, gastric carcinoma). Investigation of dysphagia, weight loss, Barretts oesophagus, staging, minimally invasive gastrectomy and laparoscopic assisted oesphagectomy.
Mr Mayilone Arumugasamy graduated from RCSI receiving the Medal in Surgery in 1993. He obtained the FRCSI in 1997 and Masters in Surgery in 2001(RCSI/NUI). Following Irish Higher Surgical Training he obtained the Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training with the Intercollegiate Speciality in General / Upper GI (oesophago-gastric) Surgery. In addition to his private practice. he works as a Consultant General and Upper GI surgeon in Beaumont and Connolly Hospital.
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital Eccles Street Dublin 7
Laprascopic Colorectal Surgery, Faecal Incontinence, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Colon and Rectal Cancer
Ms Ann Brannigan graduated from UCD in 1993 and completed her specialist training in general and colorectal surgery. Having completed training in Ireland, Ms. Brannigan was an International Colorectal Fellow in the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. She was awarded a Fellowship in the Centre for Minimal Access Surgery in St Josephs Hospital in Hamilton Ontario, Canada.
Invasive(keyhole) surgery, cancer of the colon and rectum, inflammatory bowel disease; treatment of anorectal disease (haemhorroids, fissures and fistula)
laparoscopic cholecystectomy, hernia repair (both simple and complex), endoscopy, and minor surgical procedures
Mr. Burke is an honours medical graduate of University College Dublin. After which he undertook a PhD focused on inflammatory bowel disease and completed basic surgical training in Dublin. He then undertook the RCSI Higher Surgical Training Programme in General Surgery, specializing in Colorectal Surgery. This was followed by 2 fellowships in Colorectal Surgery in world-renowned centers in the USA; at the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio focusing on inflammatory bowel disease and complex re-operative surgery and in Florida Hospital, Orlando focusing on advanced minimally invasive surgery. He was appointed to Beaumont Hospital as a consultant General and Colorectal surgeon in 2015. He is an editor for the journal Colorectal Disease and is a guideline committee member for the European Society of Coloproctology on the management of Crohn’s disease.
Dr. Byrne qualified from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1979. His early training in obstetrics and gynaecology was in the Coombe Women’s Hospital and The National Maternity Hospital. He then spent 10 years in the UK working in several teaching hospitals in the West Midlands and was appointed as a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist to the Rotunda and Beaumont Hospitals in 1992. He has been a consultant at the Bon Secours Hospital Dublin since 1993.
Dr. Byrne has a special interest in colposcopy and pre-invasive disease of the cervix and has published extensively on this subject. In 1998 he was awarded a Doctorate in medicine from the National University of Ireland for research on cervical cancer. When he returned to Dublin in 1992, he established a colposcopy clinic in Beaumont Hospital and the Bon Secours Hospital. He is now Director of Colposcopy at the Rotunda Hospital.
One of Dr. Byrne's areas of special expertise is the surgical treatment of urinary stress incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Dr. Byrne is a member of the International Continence Society, The International Urogynaecological Society and is founder member of the recently established Continence Foundation of Ireland. Dr. Byrne is also a Senior Lecturer with RCSI and has a significant role in teaching students from RCSI. He is married and has two children.
Mr Tom Creagh qualified from UCD in 1980. After completing his training as a Urologist, he spent time at Guys Hospital London as the European Board of Urology Scholar (1993). He was subsequently appointed as a consultant at Kingston Hospital South West London. In 1995 he returned to Beaumont Hospital where he specialises in female Urology (incontinence and urinary tract infection) and also works in the Bon Secours Hospital Dublin. He was involved in the setting up of the Continence Foundation of Ireland and continues to be active in research and International meetings.
Mr. Dervan completed his ophthalmic surgical training in Ireland and was awarded fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (Ophthalmology) in 2013. He also completed an advanced surgical fellowship in Perth, Australia specialising in anterior segment disease, focusing primarily on glaucoma and complex cataract surgery.
He previously worked as a Consultant Ophthalmologist in Perth before accepting a position as Consultant Ophthalmologist specialising in glaucoma at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital.
His research interests include understanding the basic science of glaucoma, improving the clinical outcomes and the provision of services to patients with glaucoma. He was awarded a research medical doctorate from University College Dublin for his research on pseudoexfoliation glaucoma.
Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital
St James Hospital
Glaucoma Surgery and Glaucoma Filtration Surgery, Laser, Intraocular Drug Delivery
Ms Doyle graduated from UCD in 1994 and obtained her Masters of Medical Science (Physiology) in 1996. She underwent Fellowship training at The Glaucoma Institute, Foundation Hospital St Joseph, Paris between 2004 and 2005. She has held the position of Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Royal Vistoria Eye and Ear Hospital and St. James’s Hospital since 2005. She is a Glacoma Specialist at RVEEH specialises in all forms of glaucoma laser and surgery including trabeculectomy, non-penetrating surgery, Baerveldt tubes and Ahmed valves.
MBChB, MCh, FRCS (Tr&Orth), EBHS Dip Consultant Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon
Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital
Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown
Hand and wrist surgery
Olivia graduated from the University of Dundee, Scotland in 2000 and completed her basic surgical training in Scotland before returning home to Ireland. After completing and being awarded a masters in surgery from Trinity College Dublin, she entered the Higher Specialist training programme in Trauma and Orthopaedics. She was awarded a FRCS in Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery with RCSI in December 2011. Olivia then went on to complete 2 years of fellowship, one year in the Auckland Regional Hand Service and the second year in Wrightington Upper Limb in the UK. She passed the European Board of Hand Surgery Diploma examination in Paris in 2014.
In addition to her practice in the Bon Secours Hospital Dublin, Olivia also works at Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital and Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown.
Olivia specialises in all areas of Hand and Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder Surgery.
The Childrens University Hospital Temple Street Dublin 1, Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont Road, Dublin 9
Director of paediatric eye service in HSE north Dublin
Childhood squint and lazy eye. Medical ophthalmology, diabetes, glaucoma, macular degeneration, early cataracts, dry eyes, watering eyes, heart disease and the eyes. Eye problems in mental handicap.
Dr Foley-Nolan background includes 5 years of general medicine with membership of Royal college of Physicians and 25 years experience in Ophthalmology. Dr Foley Nolan is also Director of the paediatric eye service in HSE north Dublin.
Consultant Urologist in Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown and
Consultant Urologist and Renal Transplant Surgeon in Beaumont Hospital.
Renal stone disease
Prostate cancer diagnostics
Female voiding dysfunction
- Overactive bladder treatments
- Female incontinence
- Urinary tract infection
- Pelvic organ prolapse repair
Male voiding dysfunction issues
- Male lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)
- Post prostatectomy incontinence
- Urethral reconstruction
- Management of benign prostatic hyperplasia
James Forde, an honours medical graduate of University College Dublin (2005), completed his specialist urological training in Ireland in 2015. In 2010 he was awarded the degree of Doctor in Medicine (M.D) from Trinity College Dublin for his investigation of novel treatments for prostate cancer. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in Urology in 2014.
More recently, he has completed a Fellowship in Voiding Dysfunction at Weill-Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. Under the guidance of renowned international experts, the fellowship encompassed female and male voiding dysfunction issues, in particular the surgical management of female incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse repair as well as post prostatectomy incontinence, urethral reconstruction and the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia. He also developed expertise in novel treatments for the management of these conditions using the latest technology available including GreenLight laser vaporization of benign prostatic disease and sacral neuromodulation for overactive bladder.
James has authored over 30 peer reviewed urology publications to date, and has presented his research at national and international meetings. He was a lead investigator in a national study assessing PSA testing throughout Ireland. He has collaborated on the development of Irish national guidelines for the role of active surveillance for low risk prostate cancer. He has an MSc in Medical Informatics from University College Dublin (2010). Other awards and grants include the Irish Society of Urology research medal (2010), the RCSI Ethicon Foundation Grant (2015), and the RCSI-Anthony Walsh/Ipsen Travelling Fellowship in Urology (2015). In 2014 he was invited to the annual meeting of The European Section of Oncological Urology (ESOU), an honour awarded to only 15 trainees internationally annually.
Hearing disorders, paediatric otolaryngology, endoscopic sinus surgery and general adult otolaryngology.
Sensorineural hearing loss, childhood epistaxis, middle ear disease.
Mr Glynn graduated in 2000 after obtaining a scholarship to the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He completed his higher surgical training in Ireland and subsequently obtained his FRCS(ORL-HNS) in 2009. He was entered onto the specialist register in Otolaryngology in January 2011.
He completed a combined Clinical and Research Fellowship at the Bionic Ear Institute and Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital Melbourne Australia in 2008 and was conferred with a masters in surgery from R.C.S.I.
Mr Glynn has a number of clinical and research awards and distinctions, and he is author of over 33 peer reviewed publications. He has completed Fellowships in Paediatric Otolaryngology at L’hopital de enfants Armand Trousseau in Paris France and an Otology and Neuro-otology Fellowship at the Manchester Royal Infirmary Hospital, UK.
Breast Cancer, Endocrine Surgery, Melanoma, Sarcoma
Professor Hill is Professor and Chair of Surgery in the RCSI. He graduated from UCD and did his basic surgical training in Dublin, and his middle grade surgical training in London.
He did a basic two year fellowship with Dr John Daly at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and The New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center in the United States. He returned to Ireland to do his Senior Registrar training on the National Training Program in Ireland.
He also did a Clinical Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York prior to taking up his consultant appointment. His clinical interests are in the area of breast cancer and melanoma. His laboratory research interest are in the transcriptional control of breast cancer in particular the role of the coregulatory proteins.
Medical Assessment Unit
Bon Secours Hospital Dublin
Geraldine’s particular interest lies in acute medicine dedicated to providing timely high quality evidence based care to the right patient in the right place at the right time
Geraldine graduated from UCD in 1991 and worked widely throughout the Irish Healthcare system completing her MRCPI in 1994. She was instrumental in establishing a virtual medical assessment program and admission avoidance pathways in St Vincent’s University Hospital, establishing some of the first formalised out patient pathways in the country. She gained a variety of international experience working in Australia and the Middle East. On her return to Ireland in 2014, Geraldine assumed the role of clinical lead in the AMAU in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
She joined the Bon Secours Hospital Dublin in summer 2016 as clinical lead of the hospitals expanding MAU where she heads up a team of registrars, nurses and allied health professionals
Colposcopy; Urogynaecology; Endometriosis; Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome; and Adolescent gynaecology.
Dr. Yahya Kamal has been working in Ireland since 1996. He completed his early training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the Rotunda Hospital, Beaumont Hospital, Coombe Women’s Hospital and the National Maternity Hospital. He then spent five years working as a Specialist Registrar in several teaching hospitals in Ireland and obtained CSCST – certificate of satisfactory completion of specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Dr Kamal returned to work as Assistant Master at both the Coombe Hospital and Rotunda Hospital, between 2008 and 2010. He then worked as a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda and the Louth County Hospital Dundalk in July 2010, was the Lead Colposcopist at the North East Regional Colposcopy Unit Dundalk from January 2010 and in November 2011 retuned to the Coombe Women and Infants’ University Hospital Dublin.
Allergic Nose Problems
Allergic Skin Disease
Food allergy or Intolerances
Aggravation of Symptoms Relating to Autism
Dr Ranbir Kaulsay MD, FACAAI - Qualified as a Medical Doctor in 1996 from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin and then specialised in the field of Medical Allergy for the last 12 years.
After having trained in Southampton U.K, Malaysia and in the USA his passion is identifying and treating allergies of the eyes, nose, asthma and skin.
Utilising a purely medical, modern and globally recognised approach of Desensitisation (or Sublingual Immunotherapy) where suitable, together with the most modern and internationally recognised methods of Allergy Testing he is very passionate in helping young and adult patients to manage all Allergic Conditions.
He was formally on the expert committees and Global advisory panels of the World Allergy Organisation (WAO/ WHO) and is a Fellow of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
Dr Kelly graduated from RCSI Medical School in 1992 and obtained MRCPI in 1994. He completed Irish Cardiology SpR training and was conferred MD by thesis by NUI in 2000, based on clinical research of vascular disease undertaken in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Scotland.
After a two-year Interventional/Cardiology Fellowship at the University of North Carolina he was appointed to position of Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Division of Cardiology UNC, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA. He returned to practise Cardiology in Ireland in May 2007.
Dr Kelly has an extensive publication record in non-invasive/imaging and interventional cardiology and is the recipient of a number of distinguished awards, including the Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention BRACCO Fellowship and the Young Investigator Award of the Irish Cardiac Society. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the European Society of Cardiology.
Robert specialises in all aspects of Cardiology, especially Imaging (including Cardiac CT) and Interventional Cardiology (Coronary, Peripheral and Structural heart disease).
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Depression, Legal Medicine, Liaison Psychiatry.
Dr. Leader trained in psychiatry in Guy’s Hospital London and St. Vincent’s University Hospital Dublin. She was the tutor in psychiatry in St. Vincent’s University Hospital for three years. She is experienced in general adult psychiatry and in liaison psychiatry.
Legal Medicine: At her Legal Medicine Clinic, Dr. Leader assesses victims of post accident and abuse trauma and specialises in post traumatic stress disorder. She has assessed thousands of victims of institutional abuse, has frequently attended hearings before the Residential Institutions Redress Board and is a recognised expert in the field. She has experience and expertise in determining capacity relating to issues such as ward of court, enduring power of attorney, consent to fair deal etc. Dr. Leader is a consultant to Injuries Board.ie (the Personal Injuries Assessment Board).
Liaison Psychiatry: Dr. Leader combines her legal medicine practice with clinical work in the Bon Secours Hospital, St. Vincent’s University Hospital and St. John of God Hospital. She is a consultant to the Mental Health Commission.
Palpitations / Cardiac rhythm disturbance, Atrial and ventricular arrhythmia including atrial fibrillation, Collapse / Fainting, Cardiac risk or family history of cardiac disease / Sudden death, Implantable devices (Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Heart failure devices).
Dr Lyne graduated from Cambridge University in 1998. His specialty training and research in Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Devices and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance was undertaken at the largest specialist Heart and Lung Hospitals in Europe. He has also visited a number of centres in Europe to train alongside colleagues.
In 2010 he was appointed as a locum Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Brompton Hospital before transferring to the Mater Private Hospital, Dublin in 2011. He has since moved to establish his private practice at the Bon Secours Hospital. Dr Lyne is a specialist in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of disorders related to cardiac rhythm. This includes using the very latest diagnostic techniques and procedures including cardiac ablation. He is also fully trained in the insertion and management of cardiac devices, including ICD’s, pacemakers, extraction, device optimisation and upgrades.
Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, Male and Female Infertility, Minimal invasive surgery (laproscopic and hysteroscopic), Management of fibroids, endometriosis, tubal disease and benign ovarian pathology, Genetics of infertility, Ovulation Induction, Oncofertility, Cryopreservation, IVF, ICSI, Reproductive Ethics
Dr Edgar Mocanu is a Consultant Gynaecologist in charge of HARI, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin and an RCOG Certified Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery. He graduated in Medicine from Iuliu Hatieganu Medical University, Cluj-Napoca,Transylvania, Romania in 1993 and completed his specialist training (CCST) in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2005. He holds an MD degree (Role of CF mutations in male infertility) from Trinity College, Dublin and obtained a Diploma in Ethics of Medical Research and Biotechnology from Keele University, UK. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.A past President of the Irish Fertility Society and currently the Coordinator of the ESHRE EUTCD Task Force he is also representing Ireland as the Treasurer of the International Federation of Fertility Societies. He has published and lectured nationally and internationally and is a regular participant in the education of postgraduate students.
Ross Morgan graduated from UCD in 1996 and undertook specialist registrar
training in Respiratory Medicine in Ireland followed by a 3 year fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care at Boston University. He has been a Consultant Respiratory Physician at Beaumont Hospital since 2007 and is a Fellow of the RCPI and of the American College of Chest Physicians. He is a council member of the Irish Thoracic Society and Chair of the Lung cancer group at the NCCP. He is also chairman of ASH Ireland.
His clinical and research interests are in lung cancer, pleural disease, airway inflammation and bronchoscopy.
Mr Murphy specialises in all types of spinal surgery including microscopic neurosurgery. His subspecialty interest led him to complete a fellowship at the Washington University in St Louis USA, specialising in spinal neurosurgery, and incorporating the full range of spinal pathologies (degenerative, tumour, traumatic injuries involving cervical, thoracic and lumbar vertebrae).
Open and endovascular treatment for venous, peripheral vascular and aneurysmal disease
Mr Peter Naughton has worked as a Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon in Beaumont since 2011 and as a Senior Lecturer with RCSI. He is a graduate of RCSI and completed his basic and higher surgical training in Dublin followed by a one year fellowship in St Mary’s Hospital, London and a 2 year endovascular fellowship in North Western Memorial Hospital, Chicago. He joined the Vascular Surgical team in the Bon Secours Hospital in Dublin in 2014.
Peter is a member of the American Venous Forum, Irish Society of Vascular Surgery and the European Society of Vascular Surgery
Peter has a specialist interest in both open and endovascular treatment for venous, peripheral vascular and aneurysmal disease
MB Bch BAO 1984 University College Dublin
FRCSI 1988 Royal College Of Surgeons in Ireland
FRCSI (Plast) 1994 Royal College Of Surgeons in Ireland – Intercollegiate Board
President of the Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons.
Skin Cancer Surgery, Breast Reconstruction and Surgery, Burns, Aesthetic Surgery
Margaret graduated from UCD in 1984 and has been a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland since 1988. She obtained her Specialist Fellowship in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery from the combined Royal Colleges of Ireland, England, Glasgow and Edinburgh in 1984. Having trained in the UK and Australia, she is on the Specialist Register of the Irish Medical Council.
Her areas of special interest include skin cancer surgery, breast reconstruction and surgery and burns. Margaret has worked in St Vincents University Hospital and St James Hospital where she ran the National Burns unit in St James Hospital for 10 years.
Margaret is a special lecturer in the Royal College of Surgeons on Human Factors & Patient Safety and is currently President of the Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons.
International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS) ex-National Secretary
Member and President of the Irish Association Plastic Surgeons (IAPS)
Member British Association Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS)
Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Dr Conor O’ Brien graduated from University College Dublin in 1995 and subsequently obtained his MRCPI. He completed his specialist training in gastroenterology and hepatology in St. Vincent’s University Hospital and Beaumont Hospital in Dublin. He completed his research fellowship in St. Vincent’s University Hospital and the University of Newcastle, UK. He subsequently worked as Consultant Gastroenterologist / Hepatologist at Toronto Western Hospital. He returned to Dublin in 2007.
All aspects of spinal surgery, Hip and Knee replacement surgery and general Orthopaedics
Philip O’ Connor is a graduate from RCSI Medical School (1996). His main areas of clinical practice include adult spinal surgery and hip and knee replacement. Philip completed his surgical training on the Irish Higher Surgical Training programme in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, obtaining his degree FRCSI (Tr. & Orth.) in 2008. He was awarded CCST and entered onto the specialist register.
He then undertook fellowship training in Canada, spending one year at the Joint Replacement Institute at the University of Western Ontario, under Dr. Robert Bourne, training in all aspects of primary and revision Hip and knee replacement surgery.
Philip subsequently completed a second fellowship in spine surgery at the University of Montréal, training in all aspects of adult spine surgery, under Drs. A. Jodoin, G. Maurais, P. Khoeuir and J.M. Mac-Thiong. He gained experience in minimally invasive trauma, adult degenerative and deformity surgery. Additional training was undertaken in scoliosis surgery, under Dr. H. Labelle and Dr. S. Parent.
Philip O’ Connor has published several book chapters and numerous papers in the Orthopaedic and Spine literature.
He is member of several academic societies including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and AO Spine.
Mr. O’ Connor has an interest in the surgical treatment of all adult spinal conditions, and hip and knee replacements.
Arthroscopic / Sports Surgery, Upper Limb / Hand Surgery, Upper Limb Conditions, Sports and Arthroscopic Surgery, Primary Joint Replacement
Mr Flanagan is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and a Fellow of the RSCI and College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in Orthopaedics. He is a member of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine in RCPI & RCSI and previously was an examiner in Orthopaedic Speciality Exams, Inspector of Orthopaedic Training Post and past Secretary of the Institute of Orthopaedics in Ireland.
He has worked for over 20 years as an Orthopaedic Consultant.
Head and Neck Cancer
Breast Cancer Reconstruction
Upper limb Surgery
Barry O’Sullivan graduated from University College Dublin in 1998 and his first exposure to Plastic Surgery was in Beaumont Hospital in 2002, which decided his future direction of his training. His MCh from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in2007 studied the ‘Upregulation of Diabetic Wound Healing’. Upon completion of his Higher Surgical Training in Plastic Surgery in Ireland in 2001, Barry undertook fellowships in Trauma and Microsurgical Reconstruction in Perth Australia.
Barry worked as Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the Royal Perth Hospital before returning to Ireland in 2014 to take up a position in Beaumont and Connolly Hospitals. Barry has been an ATLS instructor for the pass 12 years and is a member of the Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons and the Irish Hand Society.
His area of interest are head and neck cancer and breast cancer reconstruction along with skin cancer and upper limb / hand surgery.
Aoibhlinn O'Toole graduated from University College Dublin in 2004. She completed her Specialist training in Gastroenterology and General Internal Medicine in St Vincent's University Hospital, Sligo General Hospital and Beaumont Hospital. She was the UCD Newman Scholar in Inflammatory Bowel disease and obtained an MD from UCD for her research on colorectal cancer and immune evasion. She subsequently moved to Boston where she completed Inflammatory Bowel Disease fellowships in the Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Programme for Clinical Effectiveness at the Harvard School of Public Health. She returned to Dublin in 2015 to join the Gastroenterology team in Beaumont Hospital.
Her areas of interest include management of complex Inflammatory Bowel Disease as well as colorectal cancer and dysplasia detection.
Interventional Endoscopy, Quality Assurance in Endoscopy, Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Professor Patchett is a Consultant Gastroenterologist working in Beaumont and The Bon Secours hospitals and is also an Associate Clinical Professor in the Royal College of Surgeons Dublin. Having graduated from UCD, he commenced his training in Dublin before moving to London to train in St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London Hospitals.
He was appointed Senior Lecturer in Barts in 1996 and returned to take up in current position in Beaumont in November 1998. Professor Patchett’s professional interests focus on diagnostic and therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy and therapeutics of inflammatory bowel disease. He is currently chair of the working group for the national QA programme in endoscopy and represents the College of Physicians on the QA Steering group and the Conjoint Endoscopy Curriculum development group.
Professor Patchett is also the clinical lead for endoscopy services in both Beaumont hospital and The Bon Secours.In addition he is Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee in the Bon Secours Hospital Dublin, and has served as chairman of the division of Medicine in Beaumont and as National Specialty Director in Gastroenterology.
laparoscopic surgery including laparoscopic hysterectomies, myomectomies, ovarian cystectomies and advanced laparoscopic treatment of endometriosis and laparoscopic risk reduction surgery for at risk groups.
Menorrhagia and infertility
urinary incontinence such as TVTs, TVTOs for stress, Botox injection for non medically responsive urge incontinence
Dr Rajab has over 14 years experience in both obstetrics and gynaecology and worked as a permanent consultant at our Our Lady Of Lourdes hospital in Drogheda for three years, before joining Beaumont/Rotunda Hospitals as consultant gynaecologist in September 2015.
Dr Rajab has a wide range of interests in general benign gynaecology, pelvic floor reconstructive surgery and urogynecology. He had sub-speciality training in minimal access surgery having completed his training in South London Hospitals.
Dr Rajab’s training includes expertise in advanced laparoscopic surgery such as laparoscopic hysterectomies, myomectomies, ovarian cystectomies and advanced laparoscopic treatment of endometriosis and laparoscopic risk reduction surgery for at risk groups, in addition to general surgical skills required to undertake the safest and most effective gynaecological treatment available for most of gynaecological conditions such as menorrhagia and infertility.
Dr Rajab was the Lead of pelvic floor clinic, pelvic floor surgery and urogynaecology at the Lourdes Hospital, he has the expertise in managing all types of pelvic floor prolapse, recurrent prolapse and mesh surgeries, surgical treatment of precedentia and surgical treatment of vault prolapse such as sacrospinous fixation and abdominal vault suspensions and he has the expertise in managing different types of female urinary incontinence such as TVTs, TVTOs for stress , and Botox injection for non medically responsive urge incontinence.
Dr Rajab is a certified colposcopist, has the expertise in managing all types of smear abnormality cases.
Consultant General and Upper GI Surgeon Beaumont Hospital
Upper GI Surgery
Mr. William Robb graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2000. He completed his fellowship training in the Department of Surgical Digestive Disease Oncology in Lille, France which is one of Europe’s foremost centres for diseases of the oesophagus and stomach. He was appointed as a Consultant in Lille prior to taking up a post as a Consultant General and Upper GI Surgeon in the Bristol Royal Infirmary in 2013. He returned to Dublin in 2015.
In addition to his private practice in the Bon Secours Hospital Dublin, he works as a Consultant General and Upper GI Surgeon in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin.
Specialist areas of interest
Gallstone disease and Laparoscopic cholecystectomy,
Hernia Surgery - Abdominal wall and groin hernias,
Endoscopy and Investigation of Abdominal Pain.
Upper GI Surgery
Laparoscopic Upper GI Surgery - Anti-reflux surgery, Laparoscopic myotomy for Achalasia, Laparoscopic Hiatal hernia repair
Barrett’s oesophagus (including endoscopic mucosal resection and radiofrequency ablation) and endoscopic treatment of early mucosal oesophageal cancer
Laparoscopic gastrectomy and totally minimally invasive oesophagectomy (MIO)
Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda / Louth County Hospital, Dundalk / Beaumont University Hospital, Dublin
Diagnostic and therapeutic OGD and colonoscopy, ERCP, EUS (Beaumont Hospital), Quality Assurance in Endoscopy, Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Dr Gupta is a Consultant Gastroenterologist working in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda and the Bon Secours Hospitals and is also a Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin. Having completed his Masters degree from UCD and Specialist Training in Gastroenterology from Ireland, he completed his fellowship in Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy from Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston USA before taking up the consultant post in Ireland in 2008.
Apart from doing interventional endoscopy at Lourdes Hospital Drogheda, Dr Gupta also does colon cancer screening of the National Colon Cancer Screening patients in Louth County Hospital, Dundalk and advanced biliary interventional procedures in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin.
Dr Gupta was formerly the Endoscopy lead and is currently the Training lead in Endoscopy for the Louth Group of Hospitals. He is involved in the National Quality Assurance in Endsocopy. He is also the current Honorary Secretary of the Irish Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy.
Diabetes and Vascular disease, Hypoglycaemia, Metabolic Bone Disease
Dr Smith Graduated from UCD with an honours medical degree in 1994 and completed the Irish specialist registrar training programme in diabetes, endocrinology and general internal medicine in 2003. MD thesis in the field of hypoglycaemia in Kings College Hospital London. Appointed Lecturer in Endocrinology to St Vincents University Hospital in 2004 and then as a Consultant Endocrinologist to Beaumont Hospital in 2005. Since his appointment to Beaumont Hospital, Diarmuid has established an active research unit with a particular interest in diabetes and vascular disease, diabetes foot disease and hypoglycaemia. At a national level Dr Smith has been the secretary and chair of the diabetes section of the Irish Endocrine Society and the HSE national clinical lead for diabetes between 2011 to 2013.
Pancreaticobiliary Disease, Intrinsic Liver Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease,Colorectal Cancer Screening, Coeliac Disease, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy
Claire graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 1994 with an Honours degree. She completed her BST on the Federated Hospitals Scheme and subsequently her HST in Gastroenterology in both St. James’ and Beaumont hospitals. Claire was awarded her MD in Inflammatory Bowel Disease by Trinity College Dublin in 2005 having completed research in RCSI/Beaumont and Johns Hopkins, Baltimore. She also spent a year as Junior Lecturer in Trinity Medical School during her HST. Claire then spent two years abroad, the first in Royal Perth Hospital, Western Australia and the second in University College London, completing Fellowships in ERCP and Hepatobiliary Medicine. She returned to Dublin in 2008 to take up her current position as Consultant Gastroenterologist in Connolly Hospital. She became a Fellow of RCPI in 2010 and has been an active member in RCPI, having been the National Specialty Director in Gastroenterology for three years. She has recently been appointed as Senior Lecturer in RCSI.
Claire has a particular interest in IBD, IBS and Hepatobiliary disease, but is experienced in all aspects of general Gastroenterology.
Professor Thompson qualified from Dundee University in 1981, and trained in Endocrinology in Newcastle upon Tyne, where he was awarded his MD thesis. He worked as Lecturer in Medicine in Edinburgh University, from where he was funded to work as Associate Professor in the Dept of Physiology, UCSF, San Francisco. He returned to Scotland as Consultant Endocrinologist in Glasgow before taking up post in Beaumont in 1997. He has served as Chairman of Diabetes Ireland and secretary of the Irish Endocrine Society. He is chairman of the European Hyponatraemia Network, and was the European delegate on the world consensus guidelines for management of hyponatraemia, published in 2013. He has served on the medical and scientific committee of the GAA and is doctor to the Dublin Hurling Team.
Consultant Foot & Ankle Surgeon at Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital. Consultant TR & Orthopaedic Surgeon at Beaumont Hospital
Adult reconstructive foot & ankle surgery, sports foot & ankle surgery & minimally invasive foot & ankle surgery
James Walsh specialises in adult reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, sports foot & ankle surgery and minimally invasive foot and ankle surgery.
James is a graduate of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (2001). Following this, he completed his basic surgical training in Dublin and was awarded a Master of Surgery (MCh) degree from University College Dublin in 2008. He completed his training in orthopaedics and foot & ankle surgery on the Irish Higher Surgical Training programme in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, obtaining his degree FRCS (Tr&Orth) in 2011.
He then undertook subspecialty fellowship training in Australia in 2012 on the Sydney Foot and Ankle fellowship (Royal North Shore Hospital) for 1 year, covering all aspects of foot and ankle surgery, including degenerative disease, sports and trauma, minimally invasive and arthroscopic surgery.
He followed his training in Sydney with clinical attachments at the Kantonsspital Hospital Liestal Switzerland, focusing on ankle and distal tibial surgery and at the Amsterdam Medical Centre, Netherlands, specialising in arthroscopic ankle surgery techniques.
In addition to his practice in the Bon Secours Hospital Dublin, James also works at Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital and Beaumont Hospital, Dublin.
He is a member of both the Irish Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (IOFAS) and the European Foot and Ankle Society (EFAS).
Colon Cancer screening, Inflammatory bowel disease, GI Haemostasis, Complications of Cirrhosis, Non alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Metabolic Syndrome
Dr. Shiobhan Weston received her medical degree from The Royal College of Surgeons in 1992. She completed her internship and residency in general medicine as well as one year as a registrar in hepatology at The Beaumont Hospital in Dublin.
She left Ireland in 1996 and completed her ABIM requirements in internal medicine and subspecialty training in gastrointestinal motility disorders, cholestatic liver disease, and inflammatory bowel disease at The Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, Minnesota, followed by a 3 year fellowship in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology at UCLA and the UCLA-Dumont Transplant Center in Los Angeles, California.
She was awarded an advanced hepatology research fellowship award and funding for formal training in clinical research, epidemiology, biostatistics, and liver transplant medicine at University of San Francisco, California. Her research more recently has focused on the study of metabolic syndrome and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Prior to her current appointment, Dr. Weston was Director for the Center for Liver Disease at Winthrop-University Hospital and Assistant Professor of Medicine at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York.