` John Curran

Mr John Curran

Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon




Plastic Surgery


Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery


Mr Curran, originally from County Donegal, graduated with honours from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2001. He was awarded Fellowship of The College (plastic surgery section) in 2012 and was awarded a certificate of completion of surgical training in 2013. Mr Curran then undertook reconstructive surgery fellowships in the UK at The Royal Free Hospital, London and at Broomfield Hospital’s St. Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns. Mr Curran then completed a further reconstructive surgery fellowship in the USA at The John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore and a cosmetic surgery fellowship at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


Specialist Interest

Mr Curran practices in most aspects of plastic and reconstructive surgery, with specialist interests in skin cancer surgery, microvascular surgery, breast reconstruction and cosmetic surgery.



  • MB BCh BAO (2001)
  • MCh (2007)
  • FRCSI (Plast) (2012)


Previous Appointments and Training Posts

The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mt Sinai

The John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore

Broomfield Hospital, Essex

The Royal Free Hospital, London

St James’s Hospital, Dublin

Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin

Cork University Hospital

St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin

University College Hospital, Galway

St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Dublin

Beaumont Hospital, Dublin



Awarded Thesis (for MCh degree):

Type 5 Phosphodiesterase inhibition effects on wound healing and flap survival in diabetes mellitus.


Published Book Chapters:

Wood-Smith DW, Curran JN, Kassira W, (2017). Closed Rhinoplasty, In: Tran TA, Panthaki ZJ, Hoballah JJ, Thaller SR (Eds.), Operative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (pp. 3-7). Springer: Switzerland.


Published Journal Articles:


Sheehan KM, Curran J, Kay EW, Broe P, Grace A, “Well differentiated foetal adenocarcinoma of the lung in a 29-year-old woman”. Journal of Clinical Pathology 2003; 56: 478-479.


Curran JN, Conlon PJ, O'Kelly P, Hickey DP, “Multi Organ Transplantation: A review of the Irish experience”. Irish Medical Journal 2005; 98(8): 235-237.


Curran JN, Crealey M, Sadadcharam G, Fitzpatrick G, O’Donnell M, “Vitamin E: patterns of understanding, use and prescription by health professionals and students at a university teaching hospital”.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2006; 118(1): 248-52.


Curran JN, Winter DC, Bouchier-Hayes D, “The Biological Fate and Clinical Implications of Arginine Metabolism in Tissue Healing”.  Wound Repair and Regeneration, 2006; 14(4): 376-86.


Roche-Nagle G, Curran J, Bouchier-Hayes DJ, Tierney S, “Risk-based evaluation of thromboprophylaxis among surgical inpatients: are low risk patients treated unnecessarily?”.  Irish Journal of Medical Science, 2007; 176(3): 169-73.


Dillon MF, Curran J, Martos R, Walsh C, Walsh J, Al-Azawi D, Lee CS, O'Shea D, “Factors that affect longevity of intravenous cannulas: a prospective study”.  Quarterly Journal of Medicine, 2008; 101(9); 731-5.


Curran JN, McGuigan KG, O’Broin E, “A case of deep burns, while diving the Lusitania”, Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, DOI: 10.1016/j.bjps.2009.12.014. 


Simper JM, Curran JN, Mosahebi A, “Are other companies prepared?”, British Medical Journal, 2012; 344: e2192.

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