Consultant Details

Burke, Mr. John

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Practice: Suite 23, Blackrock Clinic

Secretary: Angela
Clinic Times: Every alt Thurs am
Telephone: 085 242 6988
Fax: 01 633 5151

Special Interests

  • Minimally invasive (keyhole) surgery
  • Cancer of the colon and rectum
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Anorectal disease (haemhorroids, fissures & fistula)
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Hernia repair (both simple & complex)
  • Endoscopy
  • Minor surgery

Research Interests

  • Rectal cancer
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Surgical outcomes

Current Membership

Royal College of Surgeons Ireland
Irish Society of Coloproctology
European Society of Coloproctology

Professional Profile

John is an honours medical graduate of University College Dublin. He completed RCSI basic and higher surgical training in General Surgery in Dublin, specializing in Colorectal Surgery. This was followed by 2 fellowships in Colorectal Surgery in world-renowned centres in the USA; at the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio focusing on inflammatory bowel disease and complex re-operative surgery and in Florida Hospital, Orlando focusing on advanced minimally invasive surgery. He was appointed to Beaumont Hospital as a consultant General and Colorectal surgeon in 2015. He has published over 100 articles and book chapters, is a specialist editor for The Surgeon and Colorectal Disease, and is a guideline committee member for the European Society of Coloproctology on the management of inflammatory bowel disease.