Neurology

Neurology Identifies, treats and manages neurological disorders of the brain and the nervous system.

 

 

Neurology is the study of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves, and the diseases and disorders that may affect it. Common neurological disorders include Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease and Migraine.

A Neurologist works with patients to understand, investigate, diagnose, treat and manage neurological disorders of the brain and the nervous system. 

Information

The team at the Neurology Department at the Bon Secours Health System Cork comprises of:

  • - Dr Peter Kinirons M.B.B.Ch B.A.O., M.R.C.P.I., Ph.D., Consultant Neurologist, Clinical Neurophysiologist
  • - Dr Sean O'Sullivan MB, BCh, BAO, BMedSci, MRCPI, Ph.D., Consultant Neurologist
  • - Anne Grover- Clinical Nurse Specialist Neurology
  • - Marjorie Twomey- Clinical Nurse Specialist Neurology- Parkinson’s Disease
  • - Dietician- providing information on healthy eating for optimal wellbeing
  • - Pharmacists- medication review and education
  • - Physiotherapists- offer a specialized neuro physiotherapy service
  • - Occupational Therapists- enabling patient with practical skills for daily activities
  • - Speech and Language Therapist- assessment, education and support
  • - Psychology Services

As an inpatient you will receive the highest standard of clinical care. We endeavour to achieve excellence in the delivery of all of our services. Following a comprehensive neurological examination, relevant tests will be ordered. The latest Neuroimaging techniques are available promptly in our Diagnostic Imaging Department including- CT and CT angiogram, MRI and MR Angiogram and Ultra Sound Scanning.

Referrals can be made to the multidisciplinary team of Health professionals.  We also have access to highly qualified Specialists in all other areas of medicine.

 

Neurology Services can be accessed by:

- A letter of referral from your General Practitioner or Consultant for an Outpatient appointment. We aim to see all new patients within four weeks.
- For urgent cases direct admission can be arranged.

 Dr Peter Kinirons

T: 021 486 5730 Fax: 021 4865731

Email: neuroclinic@bonsecours.ie

www.neurologycork.ie

Dr Seán S. O’Sullivan

T: 021 4545474 Fax: 021 601 0070

Email: PMcAuliffe@bonsecours.ie

www.corkneurology.ie

 

Contacts for Clinical Nurse Specialists:

Anne Grover: 085 887 8389

Marjorie Twomey: 085 872 2472

Office:  021 454 2807 Ext. 2435

Monday to Friday 0800-1600

Email: neuronurse@bonsecours.ie

 

 

Neurology

Our Neurological Physiotherapists are both trained and have experience in treating many neurological conditions.

Neurology

Investigation of neurological symptoms and treatmet and management of neurological conditions including of Dementia, Epilepsy, Migraine/Headache, Motor Neurone Disease Multiple Sclerosis, Neuropathy, Parkinson's Disease.  

 

Our Neurological Physiotherapists are both trained and have experience in treating many neurological conditions. Our primary aim is to help regain your mobility and independence.

Rehabilitation for a wide range of neurology conditions such as stroke, Multiple Sclerosis & Parkinson’s disease

  • Mobility & balance difficulties
  • Exercise prescription and education classes for falls
  • Facial palsy
  • Vestibular rehabilitation

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Peter Kinirons
Consultant Neurologist
Neurology, Neurophysiology Neurology
Bon Secours Hospital Cork
Phone: 021 4865730 Fax: 021 4865731

Dr. Peter Kinirons

Consultant Neurologist

Biography

Consultant Neurologist & Clinical Neurophysiologist

Services:
Investigation, diagnosis, treatment & management of neurological disorders as Day case or Inpatient.
Irish Neurological Association Awards 2010
The Harold Millar Prize for best overall presentation was awarded to Dr. Peter Kinirons for his paper 'A novel locus for Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy in French Canadian families maps to 10p11'

Qualifications

M.B.B.Ch B.A.O., M.R.C.P.I., Ph.D

Contact Details

  • Dr. Peter Kinirons
  • Suite 16, Clinic B The Cork ClinicWestern RoadCork

Secretary

Sean O'Sullivan
Consultant Neurologist
Neurology
Bon Secours Hospital Cork
Phone: 021 4545474 Fax: 021 6010070

Dr. Sean O'Sullivan

Consultant Neurologist

Biography

 

Biography:

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
Epilepsy
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)

 

As of next Monday the 23rd  May  Dr Sean O’Sullivan’s medical practice will change with his referrals from GP’s

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Qualifications

MB, BCh, BAO, BMedSci, MRCPI, PhD

Contact Details

  • Dr. Sean O'Sullivan
  • Suite 4, Clinic A The Cork Clinic Western Road Cork T12 WNN1

Secretary

To access these services, you will need a referral letter from your GP

To make an appointment, please contact

021 - 4865730 - Dr Peter Kinirons

021 - 4545474 - Dr Sean O'Sullivan

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