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` Eddie Myers

Mr. Eddie Myers

Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon

Hospital

Galway

Department

General Surgery

Specialties

General & Colorectal Surgeon

Biography

Current Positions:

Mr. Myers has commenced private practice in the Bon Secours Hospital, Galway. Mr. Myers also holds the posts of Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon at Galway University Hospital and Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway and Lecturer in Surgery at National University of Ireland, Galway, since 2011.

 

Clinical Expertise:

Mr Myers major areas of expertise are in minimally invasive laparoscopic colorectal surgery for colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease and rectal prolapse. He also provides expert assessment of pelvic floor dysfunction including faecal incontinence and evacuatory disorders. Mr Myers deals with a large number of patients with complex anal fistulae and pilonidal disease. Mr Myers has an expertise in haemorrhoidal surgery providing the HALO procedure and open and stapled operations. Given his extensive laparoscopic surgery experience, Mr. Myers also provides minimally invasive surgery for a range of general surgical problems such as groin hernias, abdominal wall and incisional hernias and gallstones. He also performs day-case gastroscopy and colonoscopy.

 

Education, Training and Experience:

Mr. Myers is a 1999 graduate of University College, Dublin. He completed the Dublin based Basic Surgical Training Scheme prior to completing an MD in Surgical Oncology at University College, Dublin. He was awarded the prestigious Patey Prize by the Society of Academic and Research Surgeons in 2005 for a presentation related to this research. Additionally, he was awarded the 2005 Ronald Raven Prize by the British Association of Surgical Oncology. He successfully completed the Higher Surgical Training Scheme in Colorectal & General Surgery prior to departing to Sydney, Australia for his Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery and Pelvic Floor Surgery in Concord and Royal Prince Alfred Hospitals. He returned to Ireland in 2011 to his current post. Mr. Myers has authored more than one hundred peer reviewed scientific surgical articles including research on diverticular disease and is recognised as an international expert on  this topic.

 

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