Consultant Details

Cahill, Prof. Ronan

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Practice: Suite 37, 5th Floor, Blackrock Clinic.

Secretary: Audrey
Clinic Times: Every Tues am
Telephone: 01 544 2076
Fax: 01 544 1200

Professional Profile

Professor Ronan Cahill is Professor of Surgery, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science.

Ronan graduated with MB,BAO,BCh (Hons) from University College Dublin in 1997 and then completed his basic and specialist surgical training in Ireland, gaining both MD by thesis (Health Research Board Clinical Research Fellow) and FRCS by examination. Thereafter, he was a clinical fellow at the IRCAD/EITS Institute in Strasbourg, France from 2007 to 2008 before moving to the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals as senior fellow and then consultant and senior clinical researcher from 2008 to 2010. Ronan returned to Ireland in 2010 as consultant general surgeon (specialist interest in colorectal surgery) at Beaumont Hospital before taking up the position of Professor of Surgery at University College Dublin, and the Mater Misericordiae Hospital in June 2014.

Research Interests

RonanĀ is a recipient of both the Bennett and Millen Medals (RCSI Millen Lecturer 2010) and was the ASGBI Robert Smith Lecturer in 2014. He has authored over 150 peer reviewed publications, five book chapters and four National Guidelines. He is an editorial board member of five indexed surgical journals, including Colorectal Disease and the European Journal of Surgical Oncology and is a member of the SAGES Research Committee (SAGES Career Development Award recipient 2009). He has a major academic interest in Surgical Innovation and New Technologies and active basic science, clinical and device development research partnerships both nationally and internationally.

Special Interests

Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic Intervention; Large Intestine Benign & Malignant Disease; Colorectal Cancer; Polyp Resection; Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Chrone’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Diverticulitis); Proctology (Piles, Fissures, Fistulae).