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` Sean O'Sullivan

Dr. Sean O'Sullivan

Consultant Neurologist











Dr O’Sullivan completed his undergraduate training at University College Cork, Ireland, having attained an honours degree MB BCh, BAO and BMedSci.

He subsequently obtained a Certificate of General Professional Training from the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, before entering neurology specialist training there.

He undertook a fellowship at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square London and completed his specialist neurology training there and at the Royal London Hospital. Dr O’Sullivan was appointed Consultant Neurologist in St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust, London and also at Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK in 2010. He returned to Cork as a Consultant Neurologist at Cork University Hospital in 2011, and transferred to Bon Secours Hospital Cork in April 2017.

Special Interests include:

Parkinson’s disease, tremor and other movement disorders
General Neurology
Headache, including the provision of greater occipital nerve block injections
Multiple sclerosis

Dr O’Sullivan completed a PhD in clinical neurology in 2010 from University College London. He has published over 110 peer-reviewed papers, numerous other publications, and is the author of four book chapters. Follow his Research publication list to see more.

Prizes, awards and memberships 

Entrance Scholarship from University College Cork, Ireland
Awarded title of College Scholar at University College Cork, Ireland
Awarded Charles Symonds Prize for best research platform presentation, Association of British Neurologists Annual Meeting – 2008
Winning paper for the MDS Junior Award, International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders – 2009
Faculty Member of the International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Annual Meetings 2014 and 2015

Member, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
Member, American Academy of Neurology
Member, World Movement Disorders Society
Member, Irish Neurological Association
Co-founder of the UCC Parkinson’s Disease Research Cluster (PDRC)

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