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Minister Kathleen Lynch

Posted on: 20 Apr 2015

Minister Kathleen Lynch

Minister Kathleen Lynch opens Mohs Unit at South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital. The synergistic specialties of dermatology, plastic surgery, ENT, ophthalmology and maxillofacial surgery are located in the hospital.


SIVUH is delighted to announce the opening of a Mohs Surgery service. This is a highly specialised surgical method for removing skin cancers in high risk facial areas and leads to higher cure rates than conventional surgery.  The Mohs Surgical service is lead by Consultant Dermatologist & Mohs Surgeon, Dr Catherine Gleeson in conjunction with Mr. Chris Cotter Consultant Maxillary Facial Surgeon & Mohs Surgeon.


At present the only other public Mohs service in the state is located in St James's Hospital.  The Mohs service at SIVUH adds to the comprehensive range of skin cancer services available at the hospital.