Ann Maria Byrne Elbow Surgeon

Ann-Maria Byrne

  • Elbow Surgery
  • Wrist Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Injuries
  • Joint Replacement
Ms Ann-Maria Byrne is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon and upper limb specialist.  She has a special interest in elbow, wrist and hand surgery, including open and arthroscopic surgery.
Ann-Maria graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2001. During her undergraduate years, she spent time studying in surgery in the Mayo Clinic Rochester Minnesota, USA and following receiving first class honours in medicine and surgery, she was awarded the Johnston-Willis Scholarship to study in Richmond, Virginia, USA. During her postgraduate training, she completed the RCSI Irish National Training Programme in Trauma and Orthoapedics. She went on to fellowship training at the Wrightington Upper Limb Unit, UK where she was exposed to a range of upper limb problems and their surgical management. She continued her fellowship training at the Antwerp Orthopaedic Centre, Belgium where she trained in the treatment of hand, wrist and forearm injuries. She also worked there with Professor Dokter Roger van Riet, training in the management of elbow injuries, elbow arthroscopy, joint replacement and complex upper limb reconstruction in patients of all ages.
She has published several book chapters and peer review articles in the surgical literature.
• Elbow, Wrist & Hand Sports Surgery Fellowship,
Antwerp Orthopaedic Centre, Antwerp, Belgium
•  Wrightington Upper Limb Surgery Fellowship,
     Wrightington Hospital, UK
• Higher Surgical Training Programme in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery,
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
• Undergraduate Medical Training,
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
• FRCS (Trauma & Orth), Intercollegiate Boards of the Royal College of Surgeons
• MRCS, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
• MB, BAO, BCh, LRCSPI (Honours), NUI/Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
• BA in Psychology (Honours), Trinity College Dublin
• MA (by thesis), Trinity College Dublin
• Dip LS, DIT College of Commerce, Dublin
• LGSM (Honours)
· Biomet Sports Medicine Fellowship
·  IOFAS  Best  Research Paper Award
·  1st Place Orthopaedics Final Professional Examination,  RCSI
·  Silver Medal and 1st place Behavioural Science, 1st Professional Examinations,
        RCSI
 · Silver Medal and 1st place International Health and Tropical Medicine, Final
       Professional Examinations, RCSI.
· Boulos Hanna Scholarship, Health Services Research Centre, RCSI
· Johnston-Willis Hospital/Bouchier-Hayes Scholarship, Richmond, Virginia, USA.
Richard Hanson Plastic Surgeon

Richard Hanson

General Plastics, Breast Surgery, Hand Surgery and Aesthetic Surgery.

MB, BAO, BCH, AFRCSI, MCh, FRCS(plast), E.B.O.P.R.A.S. Fellow., Dip Health Management.
Education 
• Graduate of U.C.D 1997
• Basic Surgical Training – Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
• Master of Surgery Higher Degree; – investigating wound healing in a diabetic model.
• Higher Surgical Training – Irish National Training Programme in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
• Aesthetic Fellowship at the McIndoe Surgical Unit at East Grinstead, London.
• Clinical Hand Surgery Fellowship at The Royal Northshore Hospital, Sydney Australia.
• Current Appointments: Locum Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the Mater Misericordae Hospital.
Experience 
• Medical Intership. Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.
• Surgical Internship. Tullamore General Hospital.
• General Surgery. St Lukes Hospital, Kilkenny.
• Waterford General Hospital, Waterford.
• Orthopaedic Surgery. Waterford General Hospital, Waterford.
• Accident and Emergency. Waterford General Hospital, Waterford.
• Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Experience
• Senior House Officer
• Beaumont Hospital, Dublin.
• Mr. B Kneafsey, Mr. C Beirne. July 2000- June 2001.
• Plastic Registrar Saint Vincents Hospital, Dublin. Mr T O’Reilly, Mr S Carroll. July 2002- June 2003.
• Plastic Registrar (SPR) Irish National Training Programme. Saint James Hospital, Dublin. Dr P Eadie, Mr D Lawlor, Ms M O’Donnell, Mr D Orr,Mr R Naidu. (July 2003- Dec 2004)
• Plastic Registrar (SPR) Irish National Training Programme. The Mater Misercordiae Hospital, Dublin. and Temple Street Hospital, Dublin.
Mr D Lawlor, Mr M Earley, Mr K Cronin. (Jan 2005- June 2005)
Plastic Registrar (SPR) Irish National Training Programme.Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork. Mr M O’Shaughnessy, Mr ST O’Sullivan, Mr E O’Broin.(July 2005- June 2006)
• Plastic Registrar (SPR) Irish National Trainning Programme.
The Mater Misercordiae Hospital, Dublin and Temple Street Hospital, Dublin. Mr D Lawlor, Mr M Earley, Mr K Cronin.(July 2006- Dec 2006)
• Plastic Registrar (SPR) Irish National Trainning Programme. Saint James Hospital, Dublin. Dr P Eadie, Mr D Lawlor, Ms M O’Donnell, Mr D Orr, Mr E Beausang, Mr D O’Donovan.(Jan 2007- June 2007)
• Plastic Surgical Fellow – Aesthetic Surgery
The McIndoe Surgical Unit, East Grinstead, London.
Mr P Arnstein, Mr N Parkhouse, Mr J Pereira, Mr TC Teo, Mr C Nduka. (Oct 2007- Dec 2007)
• Plastic Surgery Fellow – Hand and Microsurgery Fellow
Royal North Shore Hospital Sydney Australia.
Professor M Tonkin, Mr A Beard, Dr C Gschwind, Mr R Lawson, Mr M Hile, Mr D Ryan. (Jan 2008- June 2008)
• Full time Laboratory Research.
July 2001-June 2002. Beaumont Hospital,
• Higher Degree (MCh). Professor D Bouchier-Hayes
Sinai Hospital,
Baltimore, Maryland, USA Professor A Barbul.

Sports Surgery Clinic

• Clinical Hand Fellowship Award.
• Nagor Aesthetic Fellowship Award.
• Developed and directed the first Anatomical Hand Dissection Course in Ireland, later teaching at subsequence courses.
• Emergency Management Severe Burns. Course Instructor, British Burns Association.
• Diploma of Health Management for Doctors, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
• Master of Surgery, MCh researching Diabetic Wound Healing, presented at the American Association for Academic Surgery, Annual Conference.
• Phil Vizzard Research Grant.
• Smith and Nephew Medical Ltd Research Grant.

Mr Shea O'Flanagan

Shea (James) O’Flanagan

Mr. Shea O’Flanagan is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in knee and upper limb surgery. He trained in Orthopaedic Surgery in Ireland, England, Hong Kong and Sweden. He has a wide experience in treating sports related injuries, degenerative conditions, post-traumatic conditions of the knee and upper limbs. His sub-special areas of interest include:

  • Shoulder Surgery: rotator cuff surgery including repair, the treatment of frozen shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)
  • Hand Surgery: Carpal tunnel surgery including endoscopic carpal tunnel release, surgery for Dupuytren’s disease
  • Upper limb tendonitis
  • Knee surgery: He deals with meniscal tears including meniscal repair and total knee replacement.
MSc. (Orth), FRCSI, FRC Ed (Orth), F.F.S.E.M.
  • Graduated from Trinity College Dublin.
  • Orthopaedic Surgical Higher training programme.
  • Hold Fellowship in RSCI and College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in Orthopaedics
  • Masters in Science Degree from the University College London (UCL)
  • Hold Fellowship in Hand Surgery in Hong Kong.
  • Hold Orthopaedic Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction in Malmo Sweden.
  • Is a Fellow of the Faculty of Sports Exercise Medicine RCSI/RCPI.
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon Sports Surgery Clinic
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon Bon Secours Hospital Dublin
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital
  • Past Secretary of Insitute of Orthopaedics in Ireland
  • Past Iinspector of Orthopaedic Training Posts & member of Specialist Advisory Comittee (SAC) IN ORTHOPAEDICS
  • Fellow of Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine in Ireland
  • Past Chairman of Medical Board, Connolly Hospital
Colin Riordan SSC

Colin Riordan

Mr Colin Riordan is a consultant hand and plastic surgeon whose main area of practice is hand and wrist surgery including arthroscopic surgery.
Mr Riordan graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 1996. Following completion of basic surgical training he travelled to the USA to complete a research fellowship at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. His research, which focused primarily on denervated wound healing won many awards including the Ortho McNeill Outstanding Young Investigator Award 2001, Glancy Bowl Award (Perpetual Silver Bowl) and the Gasper W. Anastasi Award.
On return to Ireland he completed his higher surgical training in Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery sitting the FRCSI(plast) examination in 2007. He then undertook further fellowships in hand and wrist surgery at the Pulvertaft Hand Unit in Derby, UK, in Malmö, Sweden and Stockholm, Sweden (Plastic Surgery).

Mr Riordan returned to Ireland in 2008 and commenced practice as a hand surgeon in Blackrock Clinic, initially joining and then taking over Mr John Varian’s hand surgery practice on his retirement.   Mr Riordan was secretary of the Irish Hand Surgery Society from 2010-2015 and continues to present and lecture at hand surgery meetings both in Ireland and internationally. He has published numerous peer review articles in the surgical literature.

Hand and Wrist Surgery  FESSH Travelling Fellowship
Malmö Centre for Hand Surgery, Malmö, Sweden
Hand and Wrist Surgery Fellowship
Pulvertaft Hand Unit, Derby, UK
Plastic Surgery Fellowship
Akademikliniken Stockholm, Sweden
Higher Surgical Training Programme in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Vanderbilt University Research Fellowship
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, USA
Undergraduate Training
Trinity College Dublin
Best Research Paper presented at the American Association of Hand Surgeons Annual Meeting, Puerto Rico, USA, January 2007.
Federation of the European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH) Travelling Fellowship/Scholar 2006
Best Research Paper presented at the Irish Hand Society Annual Meeting, Cappagh, Dublin, April 2002
Ortho McNeill Outstanding Young Investigator Award 2001.
Glancy Bowl Award (Perpetual Silver Bowl)
Gasper W. Anastasi Award