The Vascular Surgery Department at the Bon Secours Hospital provides the full range of vascular services including the management of patients with peripheral vascular disease and lower limb venous disease including varicose vein removal.

Vascular surgery is used to resolve problems with the vascular system (arteries and veins) such as varicose veins.

There are currently 7 Vascular Surgeons working in the Bon Secours Hospital Dublin who provide non-operative treatment, open surgery and endovascular surgery to treat a full range of vascular disorders. These are provided on a day case or in-patient basis depending upon the procedure. Where possible, the team uses minimally invasive techniques to facilitate recovery.

Appointments can be made directly with the consultant and will require a referral from your GP. The Consultant details are listed below.

 

Vein Treatments

Most varicose vein treatments are provided on a walk-in, walk-out basis, generally under local anaesthetic or where required under general anaesthetic.

 

The following are a list of the vein treatments that are provided.

  • Venefit or VNUS Closure™ procedure
  • Ambulatory Phlebectomy
  • Sclerotherapy - either by injection or laser
  • Venaseal
  • ClariVein®
  • Venous Ulcer Treatment

Most health plans will cover the above procedures.  A fixed price is available for self paying patients.

The hospital has recently opened a new dedicated Vascular Lab which provides provides non-invasive diagnostic ultrasound imaging and pressure recordings to detect and quantify the presence of arterial and venous disease throughout the body. Details of the clinic and the types of procedures carried out are available here.

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Denis Harkin
Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Vascular Surgery Vascular Surgery
Bon Secours Hospital Dublin
Phone: 01 806 5644

Prof Denis Harkin

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Biography

Prof Denis Harkin is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Chair of Medical Professionalism at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.  He completed his initial vascular training in Belfast and then as a Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Travelling Fellow to the University of Toronto and Stanford Medical Centre.

 

Prof Harkins research interests include ischaemia-reperfusion injury, aortic aneurysm, vascular trauma and medical professionalism. He has published over 130 articles and over 10 book chapters.

 

He was appointed member of the inaugural Specialty Advisory Committee for the new specialty of Vascular Surgery in 2012 and appointed inaugural Training Programme Director for Vascular Surgery and established a specialist training programme for Vascular Surgery in the Northern Ireland Deanery in 2013. He is a Clinical Appraiser and examiner for the Intercollegiate FRCS Vascular Exam in UK and European Board Vascular Surgery Exams and was elected to the Council of the Vascular Society of Great Britain & Ireland in 2015 to 2018.

 

Denis was Assistant Medical Director for Legal Services at the Belfast health & Social Care Trust from 2015 to 2019. In 2020, he  was appointed Professor and Chair of Medical Professionalism at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland University of Medicine and Health Sciences & Bon Secours Health System.

Areas of Interest

  • Management of complex aortic aneurysm, including fenestrated and branched endovascular repair
  • Vascular Trauma
  • Varicose Veins Care

Prof Harkins practice at the Bon Secours Hospital Dublin will focus primarily on the treatment of Varicose Veins.

 

Qualifications

MB BCh BAO MD FRCSEd FRCSI FRCS (Gen.Surg) FEBVS

Appointments

Referrals for Prof Harkin can be sent via Healthlink, posted to his private rooms in Bon Secours Consultants Clinic or sent by secure email. 

Contact Details

  • Prof Denis Harkin
  • Bon Secours Consultants Clinic, Glasnevin Hill, Glasnevin, Dublin 9

Secretary

Elrasheid Kheirelseid
Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Vascular Surgery, Vascular Lab Vascular Surgery
Bon Secours Hospital Dublin

Mr Elrasheid Kheirelseid

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Biography

Mr Kheirelseid graduated from the University of Khartoum, Sudan in 2000 and underwent basic surgical training in Galway University Hospital. He was awarded the National Breast Cancer Research Institute (NBCRI) scholarship to conduct research at NUI Galway and received PhD by thesis.  He completed his higher surgical training in Ireland, followed by a fellowship in peripheral intervention for occlusive arterial disease and diabetic foot management from King’s College Hospital, London.

In addition to joining our team of Vascular Surgeons, Mr Kheirelseid works as a consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon at Beaumont Hospital and Cavan General Hospital.

Areas of Interest

Peripheral arterial disease

Diabetic foot management

Open and endovascular management of abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral aneurysms, Dialysis access, carotid artery disease and open and minimal invasive treatment of varicose veins.

Appointments

Referrals for Mr Kheirelseid can be sent via Healthlink, posted to his private rooms in Bon Secours Consultants Clinic or sent by secure email.

Contact Details

  • Mr Elrasheid Kheirelseid
  • Bon Secours Consultants Clinic, Glasnevin Hill, Glasnevin, Dublin 9

Secretary

Ciaran McDonnell
Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Vascular Surgery Vascular Surgery
Bon Secours Hospital Dublin

Prof Ciaran McDonnell

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Biography

Prof. McDonnell graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1995 and undertook his surgical training in Ireland and Australia. He was appointed to the staff of the Mater Hospital in 2007 and also operates in the Mater Private Hospital and the Bon Secours Hospital.

He was appointed Associate Clinical Professor of Vascular Surgery at University College Dublin in 2016.

Areas of Interest

Aortic Aneurysm Repair. Carotid Surgery. Endovascular Surgery. Peripheral Vascular Disease. Varicose Veins.

Qualifications

M.D., F.R.C.S.I.

Appointments

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital Eccles Street Dublin 7

Contact Details

  • Prof Ciaran McDonnell

Secretary

Seamus McHugh
Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Vascular Surgery Vascular Surgery
Bon Secours Hospital Dublin

Mr Seamus McHugh

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Biography

Seamus McHugh graduated from UCD in 2005. He completed his post graduate research MD with RCSI in2011. Following surgical training in General and Vascular Surgery in Ireland, he travelled to Toronto where he completed a Clinical Fellowship in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. He was appointed as Consultant Vascular Surgeon in Beaumont Hospital in 2016.

To date he has published over 50 peer reviewed articles, received the Clinical Research Associate of the Year award at the Irish Healthcare Awards, and is currently the speciality editor for vascular surgery with “The Surgeon” journal.

Areas of Interest

Minimally invasive management of varicose veins

Endovascular aortic aneurysm repair

Interventions for lower limb peripheral arterial disease

Carotid artery endarterectomy for stroke prevention

Chronic ulcer management

Qualifications

MB BCh BAO MD DiHSM FRCSI

Contact Details

  • Mr Seamus McHugh
  • Bon Secours Consultants Clinic, Dublin 9

Secretary

Daragh Moneley
Consultant in Vascular & General Surgery
Vascular Surgery, Bon Secours Cavan Clinic Vascular Surgery
Bon Secours Hospital Dublin

Mr Daragh Moneley

Consultant in Vascular & General Surgery

Biography

Mr Daragh Moneley graduated from RCSI (1996) and went on to complete his fellowship training in the University Health Network, University of Toronto, Canada from 2006 -2008.

He is an integral part of the Bon Secours Hospital Dublin Vascular Consultant team. He also attends the Bon Secours Cavan Clinic.

Areas of Interest

Endovascular Surgery, Venous Disease, Peripheral Vascular Disease

Qualifications

M.D., F.R.C.S.I., F.E.B.V.S.

Appointments

Beaumont Hospital Beaumont Road Dublin 9, Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown Dublin 15, Louth County Hospital Dublin Road

Contact Details

  • Mr Daragh Moneley
  • Bon Secours Consultants Clinic, Glasnevin Hill, Glasnevin, Dublin 9

Secretary

Peter Naughton
Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Vascular Surgery, Interventional Cardiovascular Suite, Bon Secours Cavan Clinic Vascular Surgery
Bon Secours Hospital Dublin

Mr. Peter Naughton

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Biography

Mr Peter Naughton has worked as a Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon in Beaumont since 2011 and as a Senior Lecturer with RCSI. He is a graduate of  RCSI and completed his basic and higher surgical training in Dublin followed by a one year fellowship in St Mary’s Hospital, London and a 2 year endovascular fellowship in North Western Memorial Hospital, Chicago. He joined the Vascular Surgical team in the Bon Secours Hospital in Dublin in 2014.

Peter is a member of the American Venous Forum, Irish Society of Vascular Surgery and the European Society of Vascular Surgery

Peter has a specialist interest in both open and endovascular treatment for venous, peripheral vascular and aneurysmal disease

Areas of Interest

Open and endovascular treatment for venous, peripheral vascular and aneurysmal disease

Additional Information

For additional information, please check Mr Peter Naughton's own website https://veinclinicdublin.com/

Referrals to Mr Naughton can be sent via Healthlink, posted to the Bon Secours Hospital Dublin or sent by secure email.

Appointments

Beaumont Hospital

Contact Details

  • Mr. Peter Naughton
  • Bon Secours Consultants Clinic, Glasnevin, Dublin 9
Martin O Donohue
Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Vascular Surgery Vascular Surgery
Bon Secours Hospital Dublin

Prof. Martin O Donohue

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Areas of Interest

Endovascular Surgery, Stroke Prevention/ Carotid Disease, Critical Limb Ischaemia, Surgery for Venous Diseases

Qualifications

MCh, FRCSI, FRCS (Gen)

Appointments

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital Eccles Street Dublin 7

Contact Details

  • Prof. Martin O Donohue

Secretary

Appointments can be made by contacting the individual consultants directly to make an appointment.

A GP referral will be required. GPs can also send referrrals directly by secure email to the consultant or via Healthlink.  

If you would like any help to arrange an appointment, please call 01 8082340 or email gpliaison@bonsecours.ie

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