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Surgery at the Bon Secours Hospital Limerick at Barringtons is performed by experienced consultants in their field of expertise, so you can be confident that you are receiving the highest level of surgical care.

The hospital offers a wide range of surgery as daycase procedures, including Varicose Veins, Scopes and Wound Repair.

We also provide overnight care for more complex procedures, including: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Appendicectomy and Hernia Repairs .

Access to Service: Please note that a referral letter from a GP / Consultant will be required for each patient attending the consultant. You can email, post or fax your referral letter to the relevand department.

Specialities

Abscess, Incision & Drainage

Abscess, Incision & Drainage

Abscess, Incision & Drainage

Anal Fissures

Anal Fistula

Anal Fistula

Anal Fistula

Bladder Tumour

Bladder Tumour

Bladder Tumour

Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy

Divisions of Adhesions

Divisions of Adhesions

Divisions of Adhesions

EUA - Examination under Anaesthetic

EUA - Examination under Anaesthetic

EUA - Examination under Anaesthetic

Excision of Inguinal Node

Excision of Inguinal Node

Excision of Inguinal Node

Excision of Pilonidal Sinus

Excision of Pilonidal Sinus

Excision of Pilonidal Sinus

Flexi Sigmoidoscopy

Flexi Sigmoidoscopy

Flexi Sigmoidoscopy

Foreign Body, Removal of

Gallbladder Removal (Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy)

Gallbladder Removal (Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy)

Gallbladder Removal (Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy)

Haemorrhoidectomy (Piles)

Haemorrhoidectomy (Piles)

Haemorrhoidectomy (Piles)

Hernia Repair

Hernia Repair

Hernia Repair

Ingrown toenail

Intravenous Iron Infusion

Lipoma, Excision of

Lipoma, Excision of

Lipoma, Excision of

Melanoma, Excision of

Mirco Sclerotherapy (Spider Veins)

Moles, Excision of

Non-Melanoma Cancer, Excision of

Non-Melanoma Cancer, Excision of

Non-Melanoma Cancer, Excision of

Polypectomy

Polypectomy

Polypectomy

Prolapsed Rectum Repair

Prolapsed Rectum Repair

Prolapsed Rectum Repair

Punch Biopsy

Punch Biopsy

Punch Biopsy

Removal of Genital Warts

Skin Tags, Excision of

Vensection

Verrucas

Verrucas

Verrucas

Wound Repair

Wound Repair

Wound Repair

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Mr. Nasir Z. Ahmad

General Surgery,Endoscopy,Colorectal Surgery General & Colorectal Surgeon

Bon Secours Limerick

P:061-608050

F:061-312939

Mr. Nasir Z. Ahmad

Biography

MR NASIR Z. AHMAD
MBBS, PG Dip HPE, MMed Sci, FRCSEd, FRCSI, FEBS, FRCS (Gen)

Fellowship in laparoscopic and robotic Colorectal Surgery (UK)

Mr Nasir Z. Ahmad is a qualified General Surgeon with specialist interest in Colorectal surgery. Mr Ahmad completed a fellowship in Laparoscopic and Robotic Colorectal surgery at Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth. Mr Ahmad is involved primarily in the management of colorectal cancer and also in the management of patients with IBD.
Mr Ahmad has worked in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin and University College Hospital Galway. Mr Ahmad also worked as a clinical lecturer at RCSI.

Areas of Interest

  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery for benign and malignant conditions
  • Minor and major anorectal conditions
  • Upper and Lower GI Endoscopy
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy and abdominal wall hernia
  • Acute General Surgery

Additional Information

Publications

Ahmad NZ, Khan JS. Laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy – video vignette. Colorectal Dis. 2017 Apr 18. doi:10.1111/codi. 13683. [Epub ahead of print]

Ahmad NZ, A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized and non-randomized studies comparing laparoscopic and open abdominoperineal resection for rectal cancer. Colorectal Diseases. 2013 Mar; 15(3):269-77 (Citations: 12)

Ahmad NZ, Ahmed A. Rigid or flexible sigmoidoscopy in colorectal clinics? Appraisal through a systematic review and meta analysis. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech. 2012 Jun;22(5):479-87 (Citations: 1)

Ahmad NZ, Ahmed A. Meta-analysis of the Effectiveness of Surgical Scalpel or Diathermy in Making Abdominal Skin Incisions. Annals of Surgery 2011; 253(1): 8-13 (Citations: 1)

Ahmad NZ, Routine testing of liver function before and after elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Is it necessary? JSLS 2011; 15(1):65-9 (Citations: 4)

Ahmad NZ, Ahmed A. A meta analysis of methylene blue directed biopsies versus random biopsies in surveillance of Barrett’s oesophagus. Esophagus 2010; 7(4): 207-213 (Citations: 2)

Contact Details

  • Mr. Nasir Z. Ahmad
  • Bon Secours Hospital Limerick at Barringtons, George's Quay, Limerick

Secretary

Professor Calvin Coffey

General Surgery,Endoscopy General Surgery

Bon Secours Limerick

P:086-8217752

F:061-312939

Professor Calvin Coffey

Biography

Professor Coffey is the Professor of Surgery for the University Hospital Limerick Group of hospitals and the Graduate Entry Medical School in University of Limerick.

He has been awarded several international awards for surgical excellence and innovation in treating colorectal cancer as well as inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. He has delivered several international lectures, is the author of two books on surgery, editor of two international surgical journals and has published over 200 articles on surgery to date.

 

Surgical practice

He has conducted several thousand operations and is repeatedly invited to operate in several national and international institutes. His particular interest lies in minimally invasive (i.e. keyhole) surgery. He takes national and international referrals for the following conditions:

  • Cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Rectal cancer
  • Colonic polyps
  • Rectal polyps
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Diverticulosis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ileal pouch surgery
  • Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)
  • Hereditary forms of intestinal cancer
  • Haemorroids
  • Anal fissure
  • Anal fistula
  • Rectovaginal fistula
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Small bowel cancer

Research

Professor Coffey has established thirteen research programs since commencing as professor of surgery in Limerick. The programs can be categorised as follows:

Surgery in general: Historic development of surgery. Humanities and surgery. Psychological responses to surgical trauma and postoperative recovery.

Colorectal cancer: Cancer and polyps of the colon and rectum, screening strategy, carcinoma of the colon, carcinoma of the rectum, carcinoma of the small bowel and large bowel, colon and rectal cancer, colon and rectal surgery, colonic neoplasia, colorectal cancer research, familial inherited colorectal cancer, hereditary polyposis and nonpolyposis colorectal cancer, transanal resection, chemoprevention.

Inflammatory bowel disease: ulcerative colitis, continent ileostomy procedure, Crohn's disease, pelvic pouch procedures for mucosal ulcerative colitis and familial adenomatous polyposis sphincter-saving operations, reoperative abdominal and pelvic surgery, reoperative abdominopelvic surgery.

Sphincter preserving colorectal techniques: rectal-sparing operations for carcinoma of the rectum, reoperative surgery, sphincter-preservation surgery, sphincter-saving operations, sphincter-sparing procedures, stoma surgery, surgery for carcinoma of the colon and rectum, reoperative abdominopelvic surgery.

Minimally invasive techniques in the management of colorectal conditions: laparoscopic colectomy, laparoscopic colon resection, laparoscopic colorectal surgery, laparoscopic colon surgery, laparoscopic surgery, laparoscopy, endoscopy, pouchoscopy, colonoscopy, endoscopic resection, oesophagoendoscopy, polypectomy, snare polypectomy

Diverticular disease: diverticulitis, diverticulitis diverticular disease, diverticulitis, intestinal fistulae, intestinal stomas, laparoscopy.

Fecal incontinence, constipation and pelvic floor disorders: anorectal physiology and disorders, fecal incontinence, functional disorders, slow transit constipation, obstetric injury, rectal prolapse.

Additional Information

Publication Record ( 2011 to present)

2015

Clancy, C., O'Leary, D. P., Burke, J. P., Redmond, H. P., Coffey, J. C., Kerin, M. J. and Myers, E. (2015) 'A meta-analysis to determine the oncological implications of conversion in laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery', Colorectal Dis, 17(6), 482-90.

Coffey, J. C. (2015) 'Commentary on 'Navigating the mesentery: a comparative pre- and per-operative visualization of the vascular anatomy'', Colorectal Dis, 17(9), 818-9.

Coffey, J. C., Culligan, K., Walsh, L. G., Sehgal, R., Dunne, C., McGrath, D., Walsh, D., Moore, M., Staunton, M., Scanlon, T., Dewhurst, C., Kenny, B., O'Riordan, C., O'Brien, J. M., Quondamatteo, F. and Dockery, P. (2015) 'An appraisal of the computed axial tomographic appearance of the human mesentery based on mesenteric contiguity from the duodenojejunal flexure to the mesorectal level', Eur Radiol.

Coffey, J. C., Dillon, M., Sehgal, R., Dockery, P., Quondamatteo, F., Walsh, D. and Walsh, L. (2015) 'Mesenteric-Based Surgery Exploits Gastrointestinal, Peritoneal, Mesenteric and Fascial Continuity from Duodenojejunal Flexure to the Anorectal Junction - A Review', Dig Surg, 32(4), 291-300.

Coffey, J. C., Dillon, M. F., O'Driscoll, J. S. and Faul, E. (2015) 'Transanal total mesocolic excision (taTME) as part of ileoanal pouch formation in ulcerative colitis-first report of a case', Int J Colorectal Dis.

Hogan, J., Chang, K. H., Duff, G., Samaha, G., Kelly, N., Burton, M., Burton, E. and Coffey, J. C. (2015) 'Lymphovascular invasion: a comprehensive appraisal in colon and rectal adenocarcinoma', Dis Colon Rectum, 58(6), 547-55.

Hogan, J. and Coffey, J. C. (2015) 'The Authors Reply. (Letter)', Diseases of the Colon, Rectum, 58(6), 390-391.

Hogan, J., DeJulius, K., Li, X., Coffey, J. C. and Kalady, M. F. (2015) 'Transcriptional profiles underpin microsatellite status and associated features in colon cancer', Gene.

Hogan, J., Dejulius, K., Liu, X., Coffey, J. C. and Kalady, M. F. (2015) 'Transcriptomic profiles differentiate normal rectal epithelium and adenocarcinoma', Int Surg, 100(5), 818-826.

Hogan, J., Samaha, G., Burke, J., Chang, K. H., Condon, E., Waldron, D. and Coffey, J. C. (2015) 'Emergency presenting colon cancer is an independent predictor of adverse disease-free survival', Int Surg, 100(1), 77-86.

Kearney, D. E. and Coffey, J. C. (2015) 'A Randomized Trial of Laparoscopic versus Open Surgery for Rectal Cancer', N Engl J Med, 373(2), 194.

Lally, K., Nathan, V. Y., Dunne, S., McGrath, D., Cullen, W., Meagher, D., Coffey, J. C. and Dunne, C. (2015) 'Awareness of sexually transmitted infection and protection methods among university students in Ireland', Ir J Med Sci, 184(1), 135-42.

Lavelle, A., Lennon, G., O'Sullivan, O., Docherty, N., Balfe, A., Maguire, A., Mulcahy, H. E., Doherty, G., O'Donoghue, D., Hyland, J., Ross, R. P., Coffey, J. C., Sheahan, K., Cotter, P. D., Shanahan, F., Winter, D. C. and O'Connell, P. R. (2015) 'Spatial variation of the colonic microbiota in patients with ulcerative colitis and control volunteers', Gut.

O'Connor, C., Powell, J., Finnegan, C., O'Gorman, A., Barrett, S., Hopkins, K. L., Pichon, B., Hill, R., Power, L., Woodford, N., Coffey, J. C., Kearns, A., O'Connell, N. H. and Dunne, C. (2015) 'Incidence, management and outcomes of the first cfr-mediated linezolid-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis outbreak in a tertiary referral centre in the Republic of Ireland', J Hosp Infect.

Power, C. and Coffey, J. C. (2015) 'Anastomotic leak is not associated with oncologic outcome in patients undergoing low anterior resection for rectal cancer', Ann Surg, 261(3), e74.

2014

Clancy, C., Burke, J. P., Chang, K. H. and Coffey, J. C. (2014) 'The effect of hysterectomy on colonoscopy completion: a systematic review and meta-analysis', Dis Colon Rectum, 57(11), 1317-23.

Coffey, J. C., Sehgal, R., Culligan, K., Dunne, C., McGrath, D., Lawes, N. and Walsh, D. (2014) 'Terminology and nomenclature in colonic surgery: universal application of a rule-based approach derived from updates on mesenteric anatomy', Tech Coloproctol, 18(9), 789-94.

Culligan, K., Sehgal, R., Mulligan, D., Dunne, C., Walsh, S., Quondamatteo, F., Dockery, P. and Coffey, J. C. (2014) 'A detailed appraisal of mesocolic lymphangiology--an immunohistochemical and stereological analysis', J Anat, 225(4), 463-72.

Culligan, K., Walsh, S., Dunne, C., Walsh, M., Ryan, S., Quondamatteo, F., Dockery, P. and Coffey, J. C. (2014) 'The mesocolon: a histological and electron microscopic characterization of the mesenteric attachment of the colon prior to and after surgical mobilization', Ann Surg, 260(6), 1048-56.

East, J. M., Hogan, J., Samaha, G., Medani, M., MacKerricher, W., Polinkevych, S., Walsh, S. R. and Coffey, J. C. (2014) 'Ratios derived from an array of standard haematological indices predict the oncological outcome in colon cancer', Colorectal Dis, 16(6), 442-9.

Healy, D. A., Khan, W. A., Wong, C. S., Moloney, M. C., Grace, P. A., Coffey, J. C., Dunne, C., Walsh, S. R., Sadat, U., Gaunt, M. E., Chen, S., Tehrani, S., Hausenloy, D. J., Yellon, D. M., Kramer, R. S., Zimmerman, R. F., Lomivorotov, V. V., Shmyrev, V. A., Ponomarev, D. N., Rahman, I. A., Mascaro, J. G., Bonser, R. S., Jeon, Y., Hong, D. M., Wagner, R., Thielmann, M., Heusch, G., Zacharowski, K., Meybohm, P., Bein, B. and Tang, T. Y. (2014) 'Remote preconditioning and major clinical complications following adult cardiovascular surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis', Int J Cardiol, 176(1), 20-31.

Hogan, J., Judge, C., O'Callaghan, M., Aziz, A., O'Connor, C., Burke, J., Dunne, C., Walsh, S., Kalady, M. and Coffey, J. C. (2014) 'Introducing a novel and robust technique for determining lymph node status in colorectal cancer', Ann Surg, 260(1), 94-102.

Hogan, J., O'Rourke, C., Duff, G., Burton, M., Kelly, N., Burke, J. and Coffey, J. C. (2014) 'Preoperative staging CT thorax in patients with colorectal cancer: its clinical importance', Dis Colon Rectum, 57(11), 1260-6.

Lennon, G., Balfe, A., Earley, H., Devane, L. A., Lavelle, A., Winter, D. C., Coffey, J. C. and O'Connell, P. R. (2014) 'Influences of the colonic microbiome on the mucous gel layer in ulcerative colitis', Gut Microbes, 5(3), 277-85.

O’Connor, C., O’Connell, N. H., Power, L., Merrigan, A., Tormey, S., Coffey, J. C., Linnane, B. and Dunne, C. (2014) 'A case of Panton–Valentine leucocidin toxin?positive Staphylococcus aureus?mediated neonatal mastitis', JMM Case Reports, 3(2014), e004119.

O'Connell, N. H., O'Connor, C., O'Mahony, J., Lobo, R., Hayes, M., Masterson, E., Larvin, M., Coffey, J. C. and Dunne, C. (2014) 'A commentary on the disparate perspectives of clinical microbiologists and surgeons: Ad hoc antimicrobial use', Bioengineered, 5(4).

Sehgal, R. and Coffey, J. C. (2014) 'Comprehensive standardization of complete mesocolic surgery is now possible', Tech Coloproctol, 18(7), 675-6.

Sehgal, R. and Coffey, J. C. (2014) 'The development of consensus for complete mesocolic excision (CME) should commence with standardisation of anatomy and related terminology', Int J Colorectal Dis, 29(6), 763-4.

Sehgal, R. and Coffey, J. C. (2014) 'Historical development of mesenteric anatomy provides a universally applicable anatomic paradigm for complete/total mesocolic excision', Gastroenterol Rep (Oxf), 2(4), 245-50.

Sehgal, R. and Coffey, J. C. (2014) 'Standardization of the nomenclature based on contemporary mesocolic anatomy is paramount prior to performing a complete mesocolic excision', Int J Colorectal Dis, 29(4), 543-4.

2013

Boland, M. R., Noorani, A., Varty, K., Coffey, J. C., Agha, R. and Walsh, S. R. (2013) 'Perioperative fluid restriction in major abdominal surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized, clinical trials', World J Surg, 37(6), 1193-202.

Boyle, E., Healy, D., Hill, A. D., O'Connell, P. R., Kerin, M., McHugh, S., Coyle, P., Kelly, J., Walsh, S. R. and Coffey, J. C. (2013) 'Career choices of today's medical students: where does surgery rank?', Ir J Med Sci, 182(3), 337-43.

Burke, J. P., Coffey, J. C., Boyle, E., Keane, F. and McNamara, D. A. (2013) 'Early outcomes for rectal cancer surgery in the republic of ireland following a national centralization program', Ann Surg Oncol, 20(11), 3414-21.

Burke, J. P., Velupillai, Y., O'Connell, P. R. and Coffey, J. C. (2013) 'National trends in intestinal resection for Crohn's disease in the post-biologic era', Int J Colorectal Dis, 28(10), 1401-6.

Carroll, P. J., Gibson, D., El-Faedy, O., Dunne, C., Coffey, J. C., Hannigan, A. and Walsh, S. R. (2013) 'Surgeon-performed ultrasound at the bedside for the detection of appendicitis and gallstones: systematic review and meta-analysis', Am J Surg, 205(1), 102-8.

Chang, K. H., Burke, J. P. and Coffey, J. C. (2013) 'Infliximab versus cyclosporine as rescue therapy in acute severe steroid-refractory ulcerative colitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis', Int J Colorectal Dis, 28(3), 287-93.

Clancy, C., Burke, J. P. and Coffey, J. C. (2013) 'KRAS mutation does not predict the efficacy of neo-adjuvant chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis', Surg Oncol, 22(2), 105-11.

Coffey, J. C. (2013) 'Surgical anatomy and anatomic surgery - Clinical and scientific mutualism', Surgeon, 11(4), 177-82.

Culligan, K., Remzi, F. H., Soop, M. and Coffey, J. C. (2013) 'Review of nomenclature in colonic surgery--proposal of a standardised nomenclature based on mesocolic anatomy', Surgeon, 11(1), 1-5.

Duff, G. P., Chang, K. H., Peirce, C. and Coffey, J. C. (2013) 'Coexistent widespread small intestinal and colonic diverticular disease', BMJ Case Rep, 2013.

Fitzgerald, J. M., Krause, K. E., Yermak, D., Dunne, S., Hannigan, A., Cullen, W., Meagher, D., McGrath, D., Finucane, P., Coffey, J. C. and Dunne, C. (2013) 'The first survey of attitudes of medical students in Ireland towards termination of pregnancy', J Med Ethics, 40(10), 710-3.

Healy, D. A., Aziz, A., Wong, M., Clarke Moloney, M., Coffey, J. C., Grace, P. A., Kinsella, S. and Walsh, S. R. (2013) 'A descriptive cost analysis study of cases of right iliac fossa pain', Int J Surg, 11(7), 524-8.

Healy, D. A., Murphy, S. P., Burke, J. P. and Coffey, J. C. (2013) 'Artificial interfaces ("AI") in surgery: historic development, current status and program implementation in the public health sector', Surg Oncol, 22(2), 77-85.

Hogan, J., O'Connor, C., Aziz, A., O'Callaghan, M., Judge, C., Dunne, C., Burke, J., Walsh, S., Kalady, M. and Coffey, J. C. (2013) 'Consensus transcriptomic profiles can be utilised to differentiate node negative and node positive colorectal cancer', International Journal of Surgery, 11(8), 600.

McCartan, D. P., Burke, J. P., Walsh, S. R. and Coffey, J. C. (2013) 'Purse-string approximation is superior to primary skin closure following stoma reversal: a systematic review and meta-analysis', Tech Coloproctol, 17(4), 345-51.

Medani, M., Kelly, N., Samaha, G., Duff, G., Healy, V., Mulcahy, E., Condon, E., Waldron, D., Saunders, J. and Coffey, J. C. (2013) 'An appraisal of lymph node ratio in colon and rectal cancer: not one size fits all', Int J Colorectal Dis, 28(10), 1377-84.

O'Leary, D. P., Myers, E., Waldron, D. and Coffey, J. C. (2013) 'Beware the contracted gallbladder - Ultrasonic predictors of conversion', Surgeon, 11(4), 187-90.

O'Malley, E., Boyle, E., O'Callaghan, A., Coffey, J. C. and Walsh, S. R. (2013) 'Role of laparoscopy in penetrating abdominal trauma: a systematic review', World J Surg, 37(1), 113-22.

Quintyne, K. I., Woulfe, B., Coffey, J. C. and Gupta, R. K. (2013) 'Correlation between Nottingham Prognostic Index and Adjuvant! Online prognostic tools in patients with early-stage breast cancer in Mid-Western Ireland', Clin Breast Cancer, 13(4), 233-8.

Solon, J. G., Burke, J. P., Walsh, S. R. and Coffey, J. C. (2013) 'The effect of NOD2 polymorphism on postsurgical recurrence in Crohn's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of available literature', Inflamm Bowel Dis, 19(5), 1099-105.

Talha, S., Burke, J. P., Waldron, D., Coffey, J. C. and Condon, E. (2013) 'Early quality of life outcomes following Doppler guided transanal haemorrhoidal dearterialisation: a prospective observational study', Acta Gastroenterol Belg, 76(2), 231-4.

 

2012

Hull, T. L., Joyce, M. R., Geisler, D. P. and Coffey, J. C. (2012) 'Adhesions after laparoscopic and open ileal pouch-anal anastomosis surgery for ulcerative colitis', Br J Surg, 99(2), 270-5.

Kiran, R. P., Ahmed Ali, U., Coffey, J. C., Vogel, J. D., Pokala, N. and Fazio, V. W. (2012) 'Impact of resident participation in surgical operations on postoperative outcomes: National Surgical Quality Improvement Program', Ann Surg, 256(3), 469-75.

O'Connor, C. T., O'Callaghan, M. E., Aziz, A., Dunne, C., Walsh, S. R., Kalady, M. and Coffey, J. C. (2012) 'An evaluation and application of publically available microarray data repositories in colorectal cancer-generation and enrichment of a consensus profile differentiating colorectal primary and metastatic tumours', Ir J Med Sci, 181(1), 21-22.

O'Neill, F., Condon, F., McGloughlin, T., Lenehan, B., Coffey, J. C. and Walsh, M. (2012) 'Validity of synthetic bone as a substitute for osteoporotic cadaveric femoral heads in mechanical testing: A biomechanical study', Bone Joint Res, 1(4), 50-5.

Wong, C. S., Healy, D., Canning, C., Coffey, J. C., Boyle, J. R. and Walsh, S. R. (2012) 'A systematic review of spinal cord injury and cerebrospinal fluid drainage after thoracic aortic endografting', J Vasc Surg, 56(5), 1438-47.

2011

Kronberg, U., Kiran, R. P., Soliman, M. S., Hammel, J. P., Galway, U., Coffey, J. C. and Fazio, V. W. (2011) 'A characterization of factors determining postoperative ileus after laparoscopic colectomy enables the generation of a novel predictive score', Ann Surg, 253(1), 78-81.

O'Neill, F., Condon, F., McGloughlin, T., Lenehan, B., Coffey, J. C. and Walsh, M. (2011) 'Dynamic hip screw versus DHS blade: a biomechanical comparison of the fixation achieved by each implant in bone', J Bone Joint Surg Br, 93(5), 616-21.

Romics, L., Jr., Dy, E. A., Coffey, J. C., Herlihy, D., Aftab, F., Chaudhry, M. Z., Fogarty, K., O'Donnell, J. A. and Redmond, H. P. (2011) 'Initial experiences with isolated limb perfusion for unresectable melanoma of the limb', Ir J Med Sci, 180(2), 517-20.

Rowan, F., Docherty, N. G., Murphy, M., Murphy, T. B., Coffey, J. C. and O'Connell, P. R. (2011) 'Ileal pouch microbial diversity', Ann Surg, 254(4), 669; author reply 669-70.

Contact Details

  • Professor Calvin Coffey
  • Consulting Suites, Bon Secours Hospital Limerick at Barringtons, George's Quay, Limerick.

Secretary

Mr. Eoghan Condon

General Surgery,Endoscopy,Biliary,Colorectal Surgery,Gastroenterology,Endoscopy Endoscopy

Bon Secours Limerick

P:061-608060

F:061-312939

Mr. Eoghan Condon

Biography

Mr Eoghan Condon MB Bch BAOI MMedsci MD FRCSI

Consultant General/Colo-Rectal Surgeon/ Minimally Invasive

Mr Eoghan Condon is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon. MBCHB, MD, F.R.C.S.I Advanced Colorectal Fellow Cleveland Clinic, Member of the American College of Colorectal Surgery.

He specialises in minimally invasive keyhole surgery. He has the largest series of keyhole bowel surgery, gallbladder surgery and hernia surgery in Ireland. He is a National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP) bowel surgeon at University Hospital Limerick, St Johns Hospital and Ennis General. He has ten years as a Consultant Surgeon with the HSE and seven years at Bon Secours Hospital Limerick at Barringtons, prior to that he was a Colorectal Surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio USA.

He is a senior lecturer in surgery at University of Limerick and a member of the American College of Colorectal Surgeons aswell as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He holds a Medical Doctorate in Surgery from University College Cork and graduated with an Honours Degree in Surgery from University College Galway in 1998 and is certified to perform robotic surgery in University Hospital Limerick.

 

Research

He has published over sixty international publications in surgical journals and two book chapters aswell as delivered fifty four international presentations. He continues to be involved in research in to Colorectal Cancer at University Hospital Limerick.

 

Additional Information

Mr Condon provides keyhole surgery at Bon Secours Hospital Limerick at Barringtons, St Johns Hospital and University Hospital Limerick, he has a weekly private clinic, endoscopy (Colonoscopy/Gastroscopy) and surgical list at Bon Secours Hospital Limerick at Barringtons. On his lists at Bon Secours Hospital Limerick he performs laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for gallbladders and hernias aswell as haemorrhoid and colorectal surgeries.

Contact Details

  • Mr. Eoghan Condon
  • Consulting Suites, Bon Secours Hospital Limerick at Barringtons, Georges Quay, Limerick¬†

Secretary

Mr. Zafar Iqbal

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon General Surgery,Endoscopy,Endoscopy General Surgery

Bon Secours Limerick

P:(066) 714 9895

F:(066) 7149813

Mr. Zafar Iqbal

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon

Biography

Mr Zafar Iqbal is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at the Bon Secours Hospital Limerick and Tralee. During his Specialist training, Mr Iqbal completed a clinical Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery at the Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham and the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust. Mr Iqbal gained vast experience in complex open and laparoscopic surgery in Colorectal Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease & Proctology.  He also took part in a weekly Colorectal MDT to discuss management for colorectal cancers. Mr Iqbal was a registrar at University College Hospital in Galway for 3 years, attaining extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of general surgical patients. He took part in weekly GI cancer Multidiciplinary Meetings and weekly journal clubs. Mr Iqbal has taken part in numerous research projects and presentations; including the Post Presentation for the Irish Society of Gastroenterologists and the Poster Presentation for Association of laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland in 2008 and the International Journal of Surgery Case Report in 2014.

Specialist Interest 

Mr Iqbal has a Specialist interest in all aspects of General Surgery. 

Education

Intercollegiate Speciality Board FRCS (General Surgery) (2011)

Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery-Strasbourg France (2008)

ATLS- Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (2005)

CCrISP- Royal College of Surgeons in England (2004)

ACLS- Irish Heart Foundation (2004)

FRCSI- Royal College Of Surgeons in Ireland (2003)

BSSC- Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (2001)

MBBS – University of Karachi, Pakistan (1992)

 

Previous Appointments

James Connolly Memorial Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin

Midwestern Regional Hospital in Clare and Tipperary

Portincula Hospital, Ballinasloe

Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

University College Hospital, Galway

AMNCG Tallaght, Dublin

Naas General Hospital, Kildare

Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar

Our Lady’s of Lourd’s hospital, Drogheda

The Adelaide & Meath Hospital, Tallaght , Dublin

Bon Secours Hospital, Glassnevin, Dublin

Midland Regional Hospital,Portlaoise

Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan

Monaghan General Hospital

Bantry General Hospital, Co. Cork

University Hospital ,Cork

General Hospital, Letterkenny, Donegal

Tralee General Hospital, Co. Kerry

Contact Details

  • Mr. Zafar Iqbal
  • Bon Secours Hospital Limerick at Barringtons, Georges Quay, Limerick

Mr. Eamon Kavanagh

Vascular Surgery,General Surgery,Endoscopy Vascular Surgery

Bon Secours Limerick

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F:061-313485

Mr. Eamon Kavanagh

Biography

Education & Training

Mr Eamon G. Kavanagh, MD, FRCSI, FEBVS, graduated from UCC in 1993 and underwent basic surgical training at Cork University Hospital. He was awarded an Ainsworth scholarship to conduct research at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston and received an MD by thesis from UCC. He completed Higher Surgical Training in Ireland with an Endovascular Fellowship at St James's Hospital Dublin 2004-5.

He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and the European Board of Vascular Surgery and he is the Irish Association of Vascular Surgeons representative at the European Union of Medical Specialties Council.

Mr Kavanagh is an adjunct Senior Lecturer at UL Graduate Entry Medical School and Consultant Vascular Surgeon at University Hospitals Limerick and has worked in Barringtons Hospital as a Consultant Vascular Surgeon since 2005.

His clinical interests include

Endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms, Carotid artery disease, Peripheral arterial disease - Angioplasty and Stenting, Arterial bypass surgery, Minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins, leg ulcers and all aspects of venous disease

Contact Details

  • Mr. Eamon Kavanagh
  • 2 Verona Villas, O'Connell Avenue, Limerick

Secretary

Mr. Ralph Keane

Endoscopy,General Surgery,Endoscopy Endoscopy

Bon Secours Limerick

P:061-413544

F:061-409749

Mr. Ralph Keane

Biography

Educational Details

Mr Keane graduated in 1971 with a B.A. in Applied Psychology from UCC. He graduated in 1977 M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O. from UCG. In 1982 he received his fellowship F.R.C.S.I from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland. In 1984 he received his Masters of Surgery M.Ch., from UCG. In1989 he received a specialist accreditation from the Specialist Advisory Committee in General Surgery, Joint Committee on Higher Surgical Training.

Fellowship Details

His post fellowship training began from Jul to Dec 1982 as Senior House Officer in General Colo-rectal Surgery at St Laurence’s Hospital Dublin. Next from Jan – June 1983 he was Senior House Officer, Urology at The Charitable Infirmary, Dublin. From Jul 83 to Jun 1984 he was Registrar inGeneral Surgery at The Memorial Hospital, Darlington, Co Durham, England. From Jul 1984 to Jan 85 he was Registrar in General Surgery at The Royal United Hospital, Bath, England. From Feb to Jun 85 he was Registrar in Vascular Surgery at The Royal United Hospital, Bath, England.

Surgical Training Details

He gained his Higher Surgical Training from Jul 85 to Jun 86 as Senior Registrar in General & Colo-rectal Surgery at St Laurence’s Hospital, Dublin. Then from Jul 86 to Jun 87 as Senior Registrar and Surgical Tutor, General & Vascular Surgery at The Adelaide Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. And lastly from Jul 88 to Jun 89 as Senior Registrar and Surgical Tutor, Vascular and General Surgery at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin.

Lectureship Role

Mr Keane began his career in Lectureship in Surgery in Jul 89 as Lecturer in Surgery at The Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin. This fulltime academic post involved significant clinical teaching, research and administrative responsibilities in the Surgical Professorial Unit at Beaumont; St James Hospital Dublin, with the undertaking of difficult elective and emergency vascular surgical procedures including aortic aneurysm surgery and the reconstruction of arterial injuries.

Work History

Mr Keane is a Consultant Surgeon since 1991 at St John’s Hospital, Limerick and at the Mid-Western Regional Hospital, Limerick. He began working in Bon Secours Hospital Limerick at Barringtons in 2009.

His current Professional Memberships include The Surgical Research Society, The John Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association, The Senior Registrar Group in Surgery, Ireland and The Vascular Surgery Society, Ireland.

Contact Details

  • Mr. Ralph Keane
  • 1 Lock Quay, Clare Street, Limerick

Secretary

Mr. Muhammad Mustaque

General Surgeon General Surgery

Bon Secours Limerick

P:061-490535

F:061-312939

Mr. Muhammad Mustaque

General Surgeon

Biography

Mr Muhammad Mustaque is a Consultant General Surgeon at the Bon Secours Hospital Limerick at Barringtons. Mr Mustaque graduated in 1994 and did his surgical training in Pakistan before receiving a Fellowship at the College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan 2000 (FCPS).

Mr Mustaque undertook his Higher Surgical training in Ireland and was awarded a Fellowship at the Royal College of Surgeon in Ireland (FRCSI) 2003 and Intercollegiate Speciality Board Examination in Surgery FRCS (Gen) in 2009.

Mr Mustaque has been working as a Consultant General Surgeon for the past five years with his most recent appointment having been in Cork University Hospital.

 

Mr Muhammad Mustaque has a specialist interest in all aspects of General Surgery including; upper and lower GI endoscopy, Laparoscopic General/ surgery, Laparascopic and open incisional/ inguinal and recurrent hernia surgery, Thyroid, parathyroid and laparoscopic adrenal surgery and Acute General Surgery.

 

Qualifications

MBBS, FRCSI, FRCS (GEN)

Contact Details

  • Mr. Muhammad Mustaque
  • Bon Secours Hospital Limerick at Barringtons

Mr. David Waldron

General Surgery,Endoscopy,Endoscopy Endoscopy

Bon Secours Limerick

P:061-490535

F:061-227696

Mr. David Waldron

Biography

Contact Details

  • Mr. David Waldron
  • 5 Graney Close, Raheen, Limerick (Private Rooms)

Secretary

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