Lester D'Souza

Mr Lester D'Souza

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Hospital

Limerick

Department

Orthopaedics

Specialties

Foot and Ankle Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery

Biography

Mr. D'Souza was born and brought up in India and joined the medical school in Mangalore, India in 1976. He commenced his Orthopaedic training in India in 1982 and then traveled to the UK in 1986 when he joined the Sheffield OrthopaedicRegistrarTraining programme for four years. This was followed by MCh in Orthopaedic Surgery from the University of Liverpool. He was then appointed to the Senior Registrar training on the Irish training programme 1993. He did his forefoot training with Louis Baroukin Bordeaux followed by minimally invasive surgery with Niek van Dyke in Amsterdam. This was followed by a fellowship in spinal surgery in Ulm in Bavaria. Mr. D'Souza then returned to India as a Professor of OrthopaedicSurgery at the Fr. Muller's University teaching Hospital in Mangalore for four years. He joined UL Hospitals in Limerick, initially as a spinal and foot and ankle Surgeon in 2000. He is presently undertaking exclusive foot and ankle surgery for the past 10 years. Mr. D'Souza has over 70 publications in international journals along with several book chapters. He is the president elect of the Irish Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.

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