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About Mr. Criostoir O'Suilleabhain

  Mr. Criostoir O'Suilleabhain

Biography Summary

Consultant Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgeon Mr. Criostoir O'Suilleabhain collaborates and co-supervises projects at CCRC related to Pancreatic and Liver Cancers.

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Cancer type(s)

Pancreatic cancer, Gastrointestinal malignancies, Liver


021-493 5171

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Biography Detailed

Mr Criostóir Brian Ó Súilleabháin is a Consultant Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgeon in the Mercy University Hospital, Cork. A position he has held since September 2006. He graduated from The Medical School, University College Cork, in 1990. Much of his higher surgical training was in the West of Scotland, where he worked under and was greatly influenced by Professor Clem Imrie, at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. In 2001, he was appointed Honorary Clinical Associate to Professor Sheung-Tat Fan, at the Hepato-Biliary Pancreatic/Transplant Unit, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre. He returned to Edinburgh in 2002, to become Clinical Fellow to Professor O. James Garden until he was appointed Consultant Hepatobiliary Pancreatic and Liver/Pancreas Transplant Surgeon at the Freeman Hospital Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK, in June 2003. In 2006 he returned to Cork where he accepted the Upper GI/HBP Consultant position in the Mercy University Hospital Cork. Together with Professor Gerry O’Sullivan, he has established the Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Centre.

His main areas of interest are in the management of Pancreatic Malignancy, resectional surgery for Colorectal Liver Metastases, and the treatment of Neuroendocrine and Gastrointestinal Stromal tumours.