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Professor Eric Masterson graduated with Honours from University College Dublin in 1984. He served his Internship in the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in Dublin. He obtained a BSc in Anatomy in 1986 and Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1988. Thereafter he commenced the Senior Registrar Training Programme in Orthopaedic Surgery.
In 1994 Professor Masterson was awarded a Masters Degree in Surgery and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS Orthopaedics and Traumatology). He subsequently completed a one year Clinical Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction in Vancouver Canada and a six month Clinical Fellowship in Musculoskeletal Oncology in Toronto, Canada.
Professor Masterson returned to Ireland in 1997 and commenced practice as Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon in Croom Orthopaedic Hospital and University Hospital Limerick. He was appointed as Adjunct Professor of Orthopaedic Science in the University of Limerick in 2002.
Professor Masterson is the author of several book chapters and over 60 publications in peer reviewed journals. He is the Irish Representative of the European Hip Society. He has served on the Editorial Boards of national and international medical journals, been Chairman of numerous meetings and mentored Orthopaedic trainees on an ongoing basis over the last 20 years.
Professor Masterson joined Bon Secours Hospital Limerick at Barringtons as Head of the Department of Orthopaedics in January 2018. He had enjoyed a long sojourn from the Bon Secours Group, having first worked for the Bon Secours Sisters in Glasnevin, Dublin in 1986 as a Medical Officer.
He brings with him a wealth of experience pertaining to all aspects of orthopaedic surgery. His main area of clinical interest has been hip and knee arthroplasty surgery. To date Professor Masterson has performed in excess of 8000 major joint replacements.Back to top