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Qualifications: M.D., F.R.C.S.I. (1990)

Other Number: NULL

Clinical Areas of Interest: Service provision and quality of care

Regional Chapter: Republic of Ireland


Mr. Ó'Ríordáin is a 1986 graduate of University College Cork and having successfully completed a Senior Registrar training programme in Colorectal and General Surgery in Ireland, and attaining Specialist Fellowship of the RCSI, Mr. Ó'Ríordáin then moved to the United States for further senior clinical and research experience in Colorectal and Oncologic Surgery. He trained at some of the leading academic medical centres in the United States including The Mayo Clinic, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School and the world renowned Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in Manhattan where Mr. Ó'Ríordáin was awarded the prestigious International Surgical Oncology Fellowship. in 1998 Mr. Ó'Ríordáin moved from the US to the UK to take up the post of Consultant Surgeon and Senior Lecturer at St. James's Hospital in Leeds a major teaching hospital of the largest NHS Trust in the UK and at the University of Leeds Medical School. Here, Mr. Ó'Ríordáin played a lead role in the development and organisation of the Colorectal Cancer Surgical Service, Laparoscopic Surgery Programme and lead the development of the Multidisciplinary Colorectal Cancer team. In 2001 Mr. Ó'Ríordáin moved from the UK back to the post of Consultant Surgeon at the Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Dublin. Since 2007 he has lead the development of the Colorectal Surgical Services and GI multidisciplinary cancer services at UPMC Beacon Hospital Dublin and is Chairman, Department of Surgery at Beacon Hospital. His clinical interests include surgical oncology, colon and rectal cancer, recurrent rectal cancer, reoperative pelvic surgery and laparoscopic colorectal surgery.