- Professor John O'Byrne
Professor John O'Byrne
Abraham Colles Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery,
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
Founder & Director – Taught MCh Programme, RCSI.
Established in 2009, it was an innovative programme with taught modules and an original research component. There were 55 students enrolled in the MCh programme for 2014-15.
RESEARCH & INNOVATION
Professor O’Byrne is currently working alongside Professor Fergal O’Brien on the development on novel biomaterials and surgical devices for cartilage and osteochondral repair. He and Prof O’Brien are co-PIs on €1.3 million SFI-HRB Translational Research Award which began in 2012.
Professor O’Byrne is also a PI in the €50 million SFI-funded AMBER Centre.
He holds multiple patents in medical devices.
Professor O’Byrne has a large clinical practice, specialising in hip and knee surgery. He has two/three full operating lists per week, predominantly hip and knee arthroplasty, but also arthroscopy and sports injuries.
His practice is based at Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Mater Private Hospital and Sports Surgery Clinic, Santry.
Director, Irish Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
Executive Committee member, Irish Orthopaedic Association (IOA)
Professor O’Byrne has published two textbooks and authored over 100 publications.
- Mr Seamus Morris
Mr Seamus Morris
Honorary Clinica Secretary
Mr Morris was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon to the Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Tallaght in 2007 before taking up his current post at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in 2013. His higher orthopaedic training was on the Irish Specialist Training Programme in Orthopaedic Surgery. He then completed specialist fellowship training in spine and scoliosis surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, and pelvic and acetabular and trauma surgery in the UK.
His major subspecialist interests in spine surgery are degenerative spine surgery utilising minimally invasive techniques including lumbar and cervical microdiscectomy, pain management interventions, osteoporotic spine fractures, deformity correction and tumour surgery. In addition he has a major interest in trauma surgery including complex trauma and pelvic and acetabular trauma.
He currently serves as a postgraduate trainer in orthopaedic trauma for the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He has taught nationally and internationally on spine and trauma surgery, and presented and published numerous clinical papers and book chapters on spine and trauma surgery. He is a member of numerous academic societies including the Irish Institute of Orthopaedic Surgery, the Irish Orthopaedic Association, the Irish Spine Society, the North American Spine Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, AO Spine, AO Alumni Society.
Orthopaedic Subspecialist Procedures:
Lumbar and Cervical Degenerative spinal conditions including Lumbar Microdiscectomy, Cervical Discectomy and Fusion, Cervical Arthroplasty. Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. Scoliosis Surgery, Spine Tumour Surgery. Knee Arthroscopy, Hip Arthroplasty, Complex Trauma Reconstruction.
BACK TO CONSULTANTS DIRECTORY
- Mr Aaron Glynn
Mr Aaron Glynn
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
- Mr. John Quinlan
Mr. John Quinlan
Honorary Academic Secretary
MB, BCH, BAO (Hons.); AFRCSI; MCh; H.Dip (QHLC); FFSEM; FRCS (Tr. & Orth.)
Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon University Hospital Waterford 2009-2012
Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon Tallaght University Hospital 2013.
- Mr Finbarr Condon
Mr Finbarr Condon
Director of Higher Surgical Training
- Mr Eoin Sheehan
Mr Eoin Sheehan
Assistant Director of Training
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Rothman InstituteAdult Reconstruction, Hip & Knee Replacements and Revision 2009-2010
Specialty Society Memberships
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
Additional Society Memberships
Irish Institute for Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryIrish Orthopaedic AssociationAmerican Association of Hip and Knee SurgeonsAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsSICOT/SIROT Internationl Member
- Mr Paddy Kenny
Mr Paddy Kenny
Joint National Clinical Lead of the National Clinical Programme for Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery.
Member of the RCSI Committee for Surgical Affairs
Chairman of the Irish National Orthopaedic Register.
RCSI Council Member
Member of the Steering Group of the Irish Hip Fracture Database
Member of the Lower Limb Arthroplasty Committee
Board Member of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine
Chairman of the Reconstruction and Ongoing Care Subgroup of the National Trauma Steering Committee.
Member of the National Office of Clinical Audit (NOCA) Governance Board
Member of the Royal College of Surgeon’s Committee for Surgical Affairs.
Chairman of the Training Programme for the IITOS
Honorary Secretary of the IITOS from 2003 – 2011, 2013.
- Mr. David Moore
Mr David Moore
Council of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
RCSI College Board
RCSI Court of Examiners Executive Committee
Joint Committee on Intercollegiate Examinations (JCIE)
Chairman of the RCSI Academic Council.
RCSI Finance Committee
RCSI Medicines and Health Sciences Board.
Steering Committee of the Irish National Orthopaedic Register..
Council, Irish Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
Board of Governors National Office of Clinical Audit.
Steering Committee of the Irish Hip Fracture Database
Network Organisation of Trauma Network Policy Group
Joint Clinical Lead in Trauma and Orthopaedic Clinical Programme
Chairman - Department Of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin
Past President (2007 – 2013), Irish Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery