Address: 10 Beacon Consultants Clinic, Sandyford, Dublin 18
Phone: 01 292 1006

Please note that urgent appointments will always be accommodated.

Sub-specialty: Uro-oncology
Special clinical interests: Early diagnosis of prostate & bladder cancer; Benign prostatic disease; Minimally invasive / laparoscopic surgery
Research interests: Immunotherapy of cancer / cancer vaccines
Year of first medical qualification: 1989

Membership of professional bodies:
– Irish Association of Urology
– European Association of Urology
– British Association of Urological Surgeons

Background information:

  • Graduated Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (1989)
  • Anatomy Demonstrator RCSI (1990)
  • MMedSci thesis, University College Dublin, awarded with honours
  • Dublin Surgical Training Programme (1991-1994)
  • Northern & Yorkshire Urology Specialist Training Rotation (1994-2002)
  • Clinical Research Fellow in Cancer Studies (1997-1999); Thesis title: ‘Recombinant Mycobacteria as Bladder Cancer Vaccines’, awarded with commendation
  • Winner of the Bard Medal, awarded by the British Association of Urological Surgeons (2001)
  • European Association of Urology scholarship to visit Prof H. Van Poppel in Belgium for sub-specialised training in pelvic oncology
  • Clinical visits to India, Austria & France for advanced laparoscopic training
  • Appointed as Consultant Urologist in the NHS (2002)
  • Returned to Ireland as Consultant Urologist, Beacon Hospital (2006)
  • Particular interest in laparoscopic urology and major complex oncology, including radical prostatectomy, cystectomy and orthotopic reconstruction
  • Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons in undergraduate and postgraduate surgical examinations
  • Appraiser of urology trainees
  • Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees, Beacon Hospital

I enjoy working in a high tech environment with state of the art equipment for the diagnosis and treatment of urological problems. I work in partnership with my colleague Mr Hugh Gallagher who has been a friend for many years. We both share similar goals and aspirations with regard to the delivery of a high standard of patient care in a multidisciplinary team setting.


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