` Ivan Keogh

Prof. Ivan Keogh

Consultant ENT Surgeon






ENT Surgery


Prof. Keogh graduated with honours from The National University of Ireland, Galway in 1992. He is Professor and Head of Discipline of ORL Surgery, NUI Galway and Galway University Hospitals. He is actively involved in research and teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Speciality training was under the auspices of The Royal College of Surgeons, Irish Higher Surgical Training Programme in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.

In 2000- 2002 he under took a research fellowship at The Department of Genetics, Harvard University and The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, M.A, U.S.A.

A Doctorate in Medicine was awarded in 2006 for this research into the molecular genetics of hearing loss and craniofacial abnormalities.

Intercollegiate Speciality Certificate and Certificates of Specialist Training were awarded in 2006. In 2006 – 2007 Professor Keogh undertook Clinical Fellowships in Otology and Anterior Skull Base Surgery at The Portmann Institute, Bordeaux, France and University Hospital Insespital, Bern, Switzerland.

Research interests include, Molecular Genetics of Hearing Loss, Safe Surgery – Human Factors & Nano-Biophotonics of Head and Neck Cancer. He has published numerous international peer reviewed publications, and book chapters. He has received and managed a number of academic research grants. In 2012 he was awarded the prestigious Benjamins prize for research by The Collegium Oto-Rhino-Laryngologicum Amicitiae Sacrum (CORLAS).

He undertakes all aspects of paediatric, adult and general ORL Surgery with a special interest in chronic ear disease (Otology), Hearing Loss, Children with special needs, Diseases of the nose (Rhinology) and throat (Laryngology).

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