Meet the Team
If you are eligible and referred into Blackrock Clinic’s Direct Access Endoscopy services, you will not require a consultation prior to your scope procedure. Your endoscopy will be performed and reported upon by one of the Gastroenterology Consultants in our Direct Access team.
Gastroenterology – Direct Access Endoscopy Team
Dr Jack Hollingsworth – Consultant in Gastroenterology & General Medicine, Blackrock Clinic
Mr John Burke – Consultant in General Surgery, Blackrock Clinic
Dr Conor O’Brien – Consultant in Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Blackrock Clinic
Dr Deirdre O’Donovan – Consultant in Gastroenterology, Blackrock Clinic
Dr Shamindra Direkze – Consultant in Gastroenterology, General Medicine & Hepatology, Blackrock Clinic
Patients over the age of 75, or with clinical reasons to preclude them from the Direct Access pathway (such as a significant cardiac history, or diabetic patients on Insulin therapy), would be referred into a consultant practice for consultation.
In addition to the Direct Access team, Blackrock Clinic’s Gastroenterology Department offers a broad base of expertise in this feld of medicine.
Blackrock Clinic Gastroenterology Consultant Team also includes:
Prof Suzanne Norris – Consultant in Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Blackrock Clinic
Dr Cathal O’Keeffe – Consultant in Gastroenterology, Blackrock Clinic