` Emmet Cullen

Mr. Emmet Cullen

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon






Orthopaedic Surgery


Emmet graduated from University College Dublin in 2002 and went on to complete his Basic Surgical Training through the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Since then, he has continued to be actively involved in evidenced based research, having completed several research projects, book chapters and presented Nationally and Internationally.

Emmet has been an invited Reviewer of Orthopaedic Journals for years and has several awards to his name. He has been awarded a Doctorate of Medicine from the National University of Ireland, the Department of Orthopaedics and the Regenerative Medicine Institute here in Galway (2012) and has a Thesis in Healthcare Informatics from UCD [Honours] (2009). He has won the Cappagh Orthopaedic Prize in 2012, the Merlin Gold Medal for Research in Galway (2010) and Atlantic Medals for Clinical and Basic Science Research (2009/2007).

In 2011, Emmet entered the Higher Surgical Training programme in Trauma and Orthopaedics and was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery with RCSI in November 2016. He completed HST in 2017 and then an Arthroplasty/ Sarcoma Fellowship with the NHS in St. Albans and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital at Stanmore. Emmet has been working as a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at Galway University and Merlin Park Hospitals since returning from Fellowship in 2018. He is currently working as part of the Orthopaedic Surgical Service here, as contracted to by the HSE and will move into full time private practice thereafter. He is currently taking referrals for consultations with his elective surgical practice to commence from July 2020.

Areas of Interest

Primary and Revision Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery



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