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David Healy

Clinical Associate Professor

School Of Medicine

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Email: david.healy@ucd.ie

Biography

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.

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2016.
Title: European Society of Thoracic Surgery Young Investigator Prize Section Finalist

Associations

Association: Transplantation Society of Ireland, Function/Role: President
Association: European Society of Thoracic Surgery, Function/Role: Irish Regent
     

Conference Contributions

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.

Committees

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
         

Journals Edited

European Journal Of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery: Reviewer.
 

Publications

     

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]
                                                                                             

Research

Research Interests

UCD Medicine Research Individual Investigator
 

Recent Postgraduates

MD: Dr Aideen Gough
MCh: Mr Naveed Abbas 
 

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

Prof RW Watson, Conway Institute