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.
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