HEAD OF DEPARTMENT 

Professor John G Laffey, MD, MA, BSc, FCARCSI

 

Biography: John Laffey is the Professor and Head of the Department of Anaesthesia at the National University of Ireland, and a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at Galway University Hospitals. His clinical interests include intensive care medicine, cardiothoracic and vascular anaesthesia, paediatric anaesthesia and acute pain medicine. He is actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate education in Perioperative and Critical Care Medicine at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He is a principal investigator at the National Centre for Biomedical Engineering Sciences at the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Main research areas of interest are:  
Acute Lung Injury 
Vascular Biology 
Perioperative Pain Management

Email: john.laffeynuigalway.ie

 

CLINICAL LECTURERS

Dr Noel Flynn 

MD, BSc, FFARCSI

Clinical lecturer and university Head of Department 
Consultant Anaesthesist and medical Director of the Hyperbaric Chamber 
Member of The Executive Management Team of Galway University Hospitals 
Examiner of Part 1 of FCA RCSI 
Visiting Professor Medical College of Wisconsin for Research placement.

Trained SHO/Reg-UCHG/MPH 1982 - 1986 
Richmond/Beaumont 1986 - 1987 
Senior Reg    St Vincents January - June 1988 
                    The Mater July - December 1988 
                    Crumlin January - June 1989 
                    UCHG July - December 1991

Visiting Prof Medical College of Wisconsin, July 1989 - June 1991

Email: drnflynneircom.net

 

Dr Gerard Coughlan 

gerard.coughlanhse.ie 

 

Dr Aidan Sharkey 

aidan.sharkeyhse.ie

 

Dr Deirdre Grady 

deirdre.gradyhse.ie

 

Dr Brian Kinirons 

Brian.Kinironshse.ie

 

Dr Kevin Clarkson

MB, FFARCSI

UCD 1985, FFARCSI 1989 
Diplomate American Board of Anesthesiology 1995 
Special Added Qualification, Critical Care Medicine, Amercian Board of Anesthesiology 1995

Eastern Regional Anaesthesia Training programme 1987 - 1990 
Critical Care Fellowship, Johns Hopkins Medical Institute 1990 - 1992 
Specialist Registrar Anaesthesia, 1993 - 1994

Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. 1995 - 2000 
Director Critical Care Fellowship, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, , Nashville. 1996 - 2000 
Director Neurosurgical Anaesthesia & Neurocritical Care Programme, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville. 1996 - 2000

Comsultant Anaesthetist 2000 - present 
Clinical Director, Anaesthesia, Theatre, Pain & Critical Care Directorate

Email: kevin.clarksonhse.ie

Dr David O’Toole 

david.otoolehse.ie

Dr Leo Kevin

leo.kevinhse.ie

Dr Pat Neligan 

pat.neliganhse.ie

Dr. Michael O'Mahony

michael.omahonyhse.ie 

Dr. Michael Scully (Senior Lecturer in Anaesthesia) 

michael.scullynuigalway.ie

Dr. Alan Ochana (Clinical Tutor)  

alan.ochananuigalway.ie 

 

If you need to contact any Clinical Lecturers, please ring the Anaesthesia Department at 00353 91 495662 

CLINICAL TUTORS IN ANAESTHESIA

Bilal Ansari                    bilalansari77yahoo.co.uk 
Gerard Curley                gerard.curleynuigalway.ie 
Mairead Hayes              hayesmaireadhotmail.com 
Olivia Finnerty               olivfinnertygmail.com

If you need to contact any Clinical Tutors please ring the Anaesthesia Department at 00353 91 495662 

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWS

Brendan Higgins, brendan.higginsnuigalway.ie  

Daniel O’ Toole, daniel.otoolenuigalway.ie 

POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

  anaesthesianuigalway.ie

Tel: 00353 91 49 5662, Fax: 00353 91 494563

Academic Staff and Researchers

Staff Name Type Subject Area Phone
Clarkson, Dr Kevin
Clinical Lecturer
Academic Anaesthesia 87-4074
Coughlan, Dr. Michael Gerard
Clinical Lecturer
Academic Anaesthesia 87-4074
Flynn, Dr. Noel
Clinical Lecturer
Academic Anaesthesia 87-4074 / 87-4569
Grady, Dr Deirdre
Clinical Lecturer
Academic Anaesthesia 87-4074
Higgins, Dr Brendan
Lecturer (Fixed Term)
Academic Anaesthesia 87-4608
Laffey, Prof John
Professor Of Anaesthesia,
Academic Anaesthesia 5662 / 87-4608
McDonnell, Dr John
Clinical Lecturer
Academic Anaesthesia 87-4608
Neligan, Prof Patrick J
Honorary Personal Professorship
Other Anaesthesia
O’Toole, Dr Daniel Patrick
Research Fellow
Researcher Anaesthesia 87-4608
O’Toole, Dr. David
Clinical Lecturer
Academic Anaesthesia 87-4074
Scully, Dr Michael Edward Francis
Snr Lect In Anaes & Critical Care Med
Academic Anaesthesia