Dr Barry Hennigan

Dr. Barry Hennigan

Dr. Barry Hennigan



Sub specialties

Coronary Artery Disease, Cardiac Catheterisation, Interventional Cardiology, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, High speed rotational atherectomy, Aortic valvuloplasty, Transesophageal Echo


Originally from Dublin, Dr. Barry Hennigan attended U.C.D. and graduated in 2005. He subsequently trained in general medicine in Dublin before entering higher specialist training in Cardiology in 2009 with posts in St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Waterford Regional (GIM/Respiratory), Tallaght Hospital and St. James’s Hospital.
In 2013 he relocated to the U.K. to train in Golden Jubilee National Hospital, West of Scotland Heart & Lung Centre, Glasgow with high volume sub-specialty fellowship training in coronary intervention while undertaking clinical research in coronary physiology including a BHF research grant funded M.D. research project. Following completion of his research he took up a post in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary as a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist before relocating back to Ireland in April 2017.

  • Percutaneous coronary intervention
  • Cardiac catheterisation
  • Urgent cardiac care
  • Cardioversion
  • High speed rotational atherectomy
  • Aortic valvuloplasty

Research interests: 

  • Coronary physiology
  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Platelet function
  • High speed rotational atherectomy
  • Perfusion MRI
  • Primary PCI


  • BMedSci (Hons) U.C.D. 2003
  • MB BCh BAO (Hons) U.C.D. 2005
  • MRCPI from the RCPI 2008
  • CSCST in Cardiology from the RCPI 2015
  • (M.D. write up in progress University of Glasgow)
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