Researchers at UCD

Sean Carroll

Senior Clinical Lecturer

School Of Medicine





Association: American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Function/Role: International member and IAPS representative
Association: Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons, Function/Role: Member

Conference Contributions

Boyce L, Craddock C, Carroll S, Cunningham C.; (2007) Treatment of Mallet Finger Injuries: A Comparison of Protocols. [Invited Oral Presentation], Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society,, Belfast , 16-OCT-07 - 16-OCT-07.


Committee : Surgical Accreditation Committee of the Joint Colleges of Surgeons UK & Ireland
Committee : Audit committee, SVUH

Journals Edited

Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery: Editorial Board member.



Peer Reviewed Journals

Joyce, CW; Joyce, KM; Kelly, JC; Kelly, JL; Carroll, SM; Sugrue, C (2015) 'An analysis of the classic papers in aesthetic surgery'. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 39 (1):8-16. [Details]
Joyce CW, Joyce KM;Rahmani G;Walsh SR;Carroll SM;Hussey AJ;Kelly JL (2015) 'Fat grafting: a citation analysis of the seminal articles'. Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open, 3 (1). [DOI] [Details]
Cooter RD, Barker S;Carroll SM;Evans GR;von Fritschen U;Hoflehner H;Le Louarn C;Lumenta DB;Mathijssen IM;McNeil J;Mulgrew S;Mureau MA;Perks G;Rakhorst H;Randquist C;Topaz M;Verheyden C;de Waal J (2015) 'International importance of robust breast device registries'. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 135 (2):330-336. [DOI] [Details]
Sugrue CM, Carroll SM (2015) 'Authorship Proliferation in Hand Surgery Research: How Many Hand Surgeons Does it Take to Write a Research Article?'. Journal of Hand and Microsurgery, 7 (1):108-109. [DOI] [Details]
Joyce KM, Joyce CW;Kelly JC;Kelly JL;Carroll SM (2015) 'Levels of Evidence in the Plastic Surgery Literature: A Citation Analysis of the Top 50 'Classic' Papers'. Archives of Plastic Surgery, 42 (4):411-418. [DOI] [Details]
Joyce CW, Joyce KM;Rahmani G;Carroll SM;Kelly JL;Regan PJ (2015) 'Dupuytren's Contracture: A Bibliometric Study of the Most Cited Papers'. Hand surgery : an international journal devoted to hand and upper limb surgery and related research : journal of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand, 20 (3):402-409. [DOI] [Details]
Joyce, CW; Sugrue, CM; Carroll, SM; Kelly, JL (2014) 'A quick and simple four-strand barbed suture repair technique for flexor tendons: A comparison to a traditional four-strand monofilament repair'. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 134 (4S-1). [Details]
Joyce KM, Joyce CW;Conroy F;Chan J;Buckley E;Carroll SM (2014) 'Proximal interphalangeal joint dislocations and treatment: an evolutionary process'. Archives of Plastic Surgery, 41 (4):394-397. [DOI] [Details]
Joyce CW, Joyce KM;Mahon N;Chan JC;Sugrue CM;Dockery P;Carroll SM;Kelly JL (2014) 'A novel barbed suture tie-over dressing for skin grafts: a comparison with traditional techniques'. Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS, 67 (9):1237-1241. [DOI] [Details]
Joyce CW, Sugrue C;Chan JC;Delgado L;Zeugolis D;Carroll SM;Kelly JL (2014) 'A barbed suture repair for flexor tendons: a novel technique with no exposed barbs'. Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open, 2 (10). [DOI] [Details]
Joyce CW, Joyce KM;Sugrue CM;Kelly JC;Carroll SM;Kerin MJ;Kelly JL (2014) 'Plastic surgery and the breast: a citation analysis of the literature'. Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open, 2 (11). [DOI] [Details]
Joyce CW, Carroll SM (2014) 'Microsurgery: the top 50 classic papers in plastic surgery: a citation analysis'. Archives of Plastic Surgery, 41 (2):153-157. [DOI] [Details]
Gallagher AG, O'Sullivan GC;Neary PC;Carroll SM;Leonard G;Bunting BP;Traynor O (2014) 'An objective evaluation of a multi-component, competitive, selection process for admitting surgeons into higher surgical training in a national setting'. World Journal of Surgery, 38 (2):296-304. [DOI] [Details]
Joyce CW, Kelly JC;Carroll SM (2014) 'The 100 top-cited classic papers in hand surgery'. Journal of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, 48 (4):227-233. [DOI] [Details]
Joyce, CW; Whatey, KE; Chan, JC; Murphy, M; Brien, FJ; Carroll, SM (2013) 'A novel barbed suture repair technique for flexor tendons; a comparative study'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 182 (S7):S339-S340. [Details]
Joyce CW, Whately KE;Chan JC;Murphy M;O'Brien FJ;Carroll SM (2013) 'Flexor tendon repair: a comparative study between a knotless barbed suture repair and a traditional four-strand monofilament suture repair'. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume, 39 (1):40-45. [DOI] [Details]