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` Colm O’Boyle

Mr. Colm O’Boyle

Consultant General Surgeon




Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery,General Surgery ,Endoscopy


General Surgery


Consultant Laparoscopic General and Bariatric Surgeon

Mr. Colm O’Boyle was appointed to the Bon Secours Health System Cork as Consultant General Surgeon and Senior Clinical Lecturer in Surgery in January 2008. He is extensively experienced in laparoscopic surgery and trained in Dublin, Galway, Yorkshire and the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Australia prior to becoming lead clinician for surgical services at Hull Royal Infirmary in 2002. He has a particular interest in laparoscopic bariatric surgery and has been performing procedures for morbid obesity since 1998. He is one of the most experienced bariatric surgeons in the UK and Ireland. He is currently the council member representing Ireland on the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland. He co-edited a book entitled Weightloss Surgery, A Comprehensive Medical Team Approach. He is a member of the International Federation for the Treatment of Surgical Obesity and British Obesity and Metabolic Surgical Society. His research interests include psychological aspects related to bariatric surgery, the affect of bariatric surgery on medical conditions, physiological consequences of anti-reflux surgery and evaluating new techniques in laparoscopic surgery. He has had a career interest in ongoing medical education and mentors final year medical students throughout the year. He is a member of faculty for the RCS Advanced Laparoscopic Training Course. He regularly performs most laparoscopic surgical interventions including Inguinal Hernia, Cholecystectomy, Incisional Hernia, Fundoplication, Splenectomy, Gastrectomy, Colectomy, Anterior Resection. He is expert at and routinely performs diagnostic and interventional colonoscopy and gastroscopy.

Special Interests:
Laparoscopic Obesity Surgery (Banding, Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy)
Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery (Inguinal, Umbilical, Incisional, Hiatal)
Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

Surgical Tutor Laparoscopic Skills RCS England

Gastroscopy & Colonoscopy (Less than one month wait)
Gastric Sleeve, Bypass, Band, Balloon
Laparoscopic Fundoplication for GORD
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic Incisional, Umbilical, Inguinal, Hiatus Hernia repair
Laparoscopic Colectomy for cancer/diverticulitis/colitis
Laparoscopic Small Bowel Resection

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