School Of Medicine
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute, New York.
Papworth NHS Trust, Cambridge, UK.
Higher Surgical Training Cardiothoracic Surgery, RCSI.
Current Position: Consultant Cardiothoracic & Transplant Surgeon at National Cardiothoracic Surgery Service with St Vincent¿s & Mater Misericordiae University Hospitals.
Clinical Activity: Thoracic oncology with specific reference to lung cancer and sarcoma and thoracic transplantation
Current Research Activity: Major ongoing research activity on two areas: 1] Perioperative physiology response to cardiothoracic surgery with a prospective intervention trial of statin therapy, 2] Perioperative pain management with active prospective randomised intervention clinical trials recruiting.
Honours and Awards
| Year: 2016.
Title: European Society of Thoracic Surgery Young Investigator Prize Section Finalist
|Association: Transplantation Society of Ireland, Function/Role: President|
|Association: European Society of Thoracic Surgery, Function/Role: Irish Regent|
|Healy, D (2016) Randomised trial of analgesia in VATS surgery: local anaesthetic delivery by wound infiltration catheter compared with topical trans-dermal patch delivery. [Oral Presentation], European Society of Thoracic Surgery, Naples , 29-MAY-16 - 01-JUN-16.|
|Healy, D (2016) Institution of ECMO support in the awake patient to facilitate surgery for heart lung block transplantation. [Poster Presentation], European Society of Thoracic Surgery, Naples , 29-MAY-16 - 01-JUN-16.|
|Committee : Guideline Committee for Irish Lung Cancer Guidelines|
|Committee : Medical Executive, Mater Hospital|
|Committee : Division of Surgery, Mater Hospital|
|Committee : Surgical Affairs Committee, RCSI|
|Committee : Thoracic Audit Committee Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery Great Britain and Ireland|
|European Journal Of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery: Reviewer.|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Judge EP, Abrahams J;Costigan D;McWeeney D;Healy D;Dodd J;Jeffers M;Butler M;Fabre A (2015) 'Pulmonary Nodular Lymphoid Hyperplasia presenting cavitating pulmonary nodules'. Pathology Research and Practice, . [DOI] [Details]|
|Foley RW, Maweni RM;Fabre A;Healy DG (2015) 'Aggressive behaviour of metastatic melanoma in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 1'. Case reports in surgery, 2015 . [DOI] [Details]|
|Healy DG, Duignan E;Tolan M;Young VK;O'Connell B;McGovern E (2011) 'Should cardiac surgery be delayed among carriers of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus to reduce methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-related morbidity by preoperative decolonisation?'. European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery, 39 (1):68-74. [DOI] [Details]|
|Soo A, Healy DG;El-Bashier H;Shaw S;Wood AE (2011) 'Quality control in homograft valve processing: when to screen for microbiological contamination?'. Cell and Tissue Banking, 12 (3):185-190. [DOI] [Details]|
|UCD Medicine Research Individual Investigator|
| MD: Dr Aideen Gough
MCh: Mr Naveed Abbas
|Prof RW Watson, Conway Institute|