Chief of Surgery and Consultant in Colorectal Surgery and Surgical Oncology
Mr. Ó Ríordáin is a medical graduate of University College Cork and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He trained in Colorectal Surgery in Ireland before moving to the United States for further specialist training in Colorectal and Oncologic Surgery. He trained at some of the leading academic medical centres in the US including The Mayo Clinic, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and the world renowned Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre where
Mr. Ó Ríordáin was awarded the prestigious International Surgical Oncology Fellowship. Mr. Ó Ríordáin held the post of Consultant Surgeon at St James’s Hospital in Leeds, and Senior Lecturer at the University of Leeds Medical School before returning to Dublin in 2001 to take up the posts of Consultant Surgeon at the Adelaide and Meath and Naas Hospitals and Lecturer in Surgery at Trinity College.
Mr. Ó Ríordáin has been Consultant Surgeon in UPMC Beacon Hospital since 2006, he leads the Colorectal Cancer Surgery Programme at the hospital and has been Chief of Surgery since 2009. Mr. Ó Ríordáin’s major areas of surgical expertise are in Cancer of the Colon and Rectum and in Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery for colorectal cancer. He has lead the development of multidisciplinary colorectal cancer teams and laparoscopic colorectal surgery programmes in the University of Leeds, Adelaide and Meath Hospital and UPMC Beacon Hospital. He is a member of several prestigious International Surgical Societies and is widely published in the areas of surgical oncology and colorectal cancer.