The Urology services department at Bon Secours Hospital in Galway is a branch of medicine that focuses on the surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary tract system and the male reproductive organs.

Urology Services Offered:

Urology services offered at Bon Secours Hospital Galway include treatment for the following;

  • Andrology
  • Dysfunctional Voiding
  • Inguino-Scrotal Surgery
  • Neuro-Urological complaints
  • Prostatic Conditions including Prostate Cancer
  • Stone Disease
  • Urological Cancers
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Infections

Bon Secours Hospital Galway provides a wide range of services. The dedicated team in the Urology Department provides comprehensive adult and paediatric facilities caring for patents in Galway and the surrounding areas. Providing treatment for a wide spectrum of urological conditions, specialists aim to provide a safe and caring environment for all patients.

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Frank D'Arcy
Consultant Urologist
Urology
Bon Secours Hospital Galway
Phone: 091-720296 Fax: 01-5563235

Mr. Frank D'Arcy

Consultant Urologist

Biography

PROFESSIONAL DETAILS:

Mr. Frank D’Arcy undertook his undergraduate medical degree and postgraduate Masters of Surgery in Trinity College Dublin. On successful completion of higher surgical training in Ireland, he graduated as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Urology. He enhanced his surgical skillset in Australia with a Fellowship in Endourology and minimally invasive surgery at the Austin Hospital, Melbourne. On returning to Ireland, he was appointed Consultant Urologist at UCHG and now currently operates out of UCHG, Portiuncla Hospital, the Galway Clinic and Bons Secours Hospital, Galway. He is actively involved in the training of surgeons and is Director of Core Surgical Training in UCHG.

 

 

Areas of Interest

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

General Urology

Kidney stone disease

Minimally invasive surgery for benign and malignant urological conditions

Laser urological surgery

Male subfertility

Contact Details

  • Mr. Frank D'Arcy
  • Suite 36, The Galway Clinic, Doughiska, Galway

Secretary

Garrett Durkan
Consultant Urologist
Urology
Bon Secours Hospital Galway
Phone: 0860257024/091 755832 Fax: 091 786016 Mon,Wed,Thur, 091 758776 Tuesdays

Mr. Garrett Durkan

Consultant Urologist

Biography

Garrett Durkan graduated from RCSI in 1991 and completed his internship at Beaumont Hospital. He was awarded his FRCSI in July 1995 and completed Basic Surgical Training on the Dublin Region Pre-Fellowship Surgical Training scheme in 1996.

He moved to the UK and was appointed Clinical Research Associate at the Cancer Research Unit/Department of Surgery, University of Newcastle upon Tyne from 1997-1999. He secured grants from the Urological Foundation and an RCSI Travelling Fellowship and undertook research into the role of matrix metalloproteinases in bladder cancer metastasis. He was awarded his MD for this work in 2001.

He was appointed as Specialist Registrar in Urology in 1999 based at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle. He was awarded his FRCS(Urol) in May 2003 and obtained his CCST (Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training) in Urology in February 2004.

He was appointed Consultant Urological Surgeon at the Freeman Hospital Newcastle upon Tyne in September 2004 with a special interest in urological oncology and bladder reconstruction. Collaborating closely with his Consultant colleagues, he helped introduce laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and laparoscopic radical cystectomy. He was Chairman of the Uro-Oncology MDT and Lead Clinician for Clinical Trials in Urological Oncology.

Returning to Ireland in 2010, he was appointed Consultant Urological Surgeon at University Hospital Galway by the National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP). His special interests include prostate, bladder and renal cancer, minimally invasive surgery and robotic prostatectomy. He runs the Rapid Access Prostate Clinics at UHG and UH Limerick. He has admitting privileges at the Bon Secours Hospital, Galway and the Galway Clinic.

 

Mr Garrett Durkan

MB BCh (Hons), FRCSI, MD, FRCS (Urol)

Consultant Urological Surgeon

 

Private Appointments:

Bon Secours Hospital

Renmore

Galway

Tel: 086 0257024

Fax: 091 786016 (Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri)

Fax: 091 758776 (Tues only)

Email: gdurkan_referrals@bonsecours.ie

 

Admitting Priviliges at:

Galway Clinic

Doughiska

Galway

 

Private Secretary:

Thérèse Lydon and Theresa Sice

 

HSE (Public) Appointments for:

Rapid Access Prostate Clinic (RAPC)

University Hospital Galway 

Newcastle

Galway

Telephone:

General Appointments: 091 542055

RAPC Clinic: 091 542053

Fax: 091 542092

 

Rapid Access Prostate Clinic (RAPC)

University Hospital Limerick

Dooradoyle

Limerick

Telephone:

RAPC Clinic: 061 585636

Fax: 061 482572

 

Contact Details

  • Mr. Garrett Durkan
  • Suite 6, The Consultants Clinic, Bon Secours Hospital, Renmore, Galway

Secretary

Syed Jaffry
Consultant Urologist
Urology
Bon Secours Hospital Galway
Phone: 091 720065 Fax: 091 720066

Mr. Syed Jaffry

Consultant Urologist

Biography

Syed Jaffry currently works as a Consultant Urologist and Minimally Invasive Surgery at University hospital Galway since 2001 ,at Bons secours 2002 and Galway clinic since 2004.

Following completion of his RCSI surgical training scheme in 1996, he entered into Urological and Minimal invasive training in various countries including Ireland where he obtained Completion of Urological Surgical training(CSD), Minimal invasive training from UK,  Diploma from Strasbourg France & Laser Prostate training from USA.

In addition to FRCS he has Master degree MMed science in research from NUIG, he is also Fellow of the American college of Surgeons FACS and Fellow of European board of urology FEBU.

His area of interests in urology includes  Minimally invasive surgery( via key hole i.e. laparoscopic) in Kidney including Cancer, PUJ obstruction and stones (Flexible upper tract renal surgery FURS) .In Prostate latest tech of diagnosis of prostate cancer ( template fusion Bx) and PVP laser surgery for prostate (pioneer in PVP laser surgery in Ireland), female and male incontinence surgery, the latest treatment in interstitial cystitis and urinary tract infections (UTI’s).  Pioneered sutureless circumcision and had highest series of this procedure which was published in peer review Journal.

 

 

 

Qualifications

MD;DHMS;Dip SFCD;MMedSc (Urol);FRCS;FRCSI;FEBU;FACS.

Contact Details

  • Mr. Syed Jaffry
  • Suit 13, The Galway Clinic, Doughiska, Galway

Secretary

Paddy O' Malley
Consultant Urologist
Urology
Bon Secours Hospital Galway
Phone: 091 720108 Fax: 091 720106

Mr. Paddy O' Malley

Consultant Urologist

Biography

Personal Details:

Mr O'Malley returned to the Galway Clinic as consultant Urologist in 2007. He established the country's first robotic assisted surgical program for the treatment of prostate cancer performing the first case Nov ’07. To date over 100 patients have successfully received treatment. He is current chairman of the multidisciplinary team meeting for the treatment of cancer at the Galway Clinic and also sits on the Medical Advisory Committee.

Professional Details:

Graduated NUI Galway 1996-MB Bch BAO - Associated Fellowship Royal College of Surgeons 1998-AFRCSI - Masters of Medical Science (Urology) NUI 1999-MMedSc - Specialist Urology Training UK 2001-2005 - Intercollegiate Fellowship in Urology 2005-FRCS (Urology) - International Fellowship in Robotic Surgery –Royal Melbourne Hospital 2005/6 - Completion of Specialist Training-2007 - Entry onto the Specialist Register of the Irish Medical Council 2007 (reg: 20026)

Current Membership:

Irish Society of Urology - British Association of Urological Surgeons - European Association of Urology - Fellow of the Australian Institute of Robotic Surgery - Medical Protection Society

Contact Details

  • Mr. Paddy O' Malley
  • suite 21, The Galway Clinic, Renmore, Galway

Secretary

Kilian Walsh
Consultant Urologist
Urology
Bon Secours Hospital Galway
Phone: 091 767487 Fax: 091 758776

Prof. Kilian Walsh

Consultant Urologist

Biography

Mr. Walsh graduated from University College Dublin and underwent Basic Surgical Training in Dublin. He moved to London in 1995 and undertook Higher Surgical Training in Urology. During this time he completed his MSc Thesis in Prostate Cancer Detection and was awarded his Specialist Registration in Urological Surgery.

Mr. Walsh undertook  further training in the United States of America at the University of California Davis graduating as a specialist fellow in Urological Reconstruction in July 2002. He occupied a Consultant appointment at Kings College Hospital and practice privileges at the Lister Hospital Chelsea from 2002 to 2007.

He has worked as a Urologist at University Hospital Galway and Bon Secours Hospital Galway since 2007. He practices a wide range of urology encompassing bladder dysfunction, kidney and bladder cancer, female incontinence and minimally invasive techniques for prostate disease.

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Qualifications

MB FRCSI (UROL)Consultant Urological Surgeon

Contact Details

  • Prof. Kilian Walsh
  • Suite 6, The Consultants Clinic, Bon Secours Hospital, Renmore, Galway

Secretary

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