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Dr. Dominic Hegarty

Dr. Dominic  Hegarty

Dr. Dominic Hegarty


Pain Management

Sub specialties

Pain Management and Neuromodulation

Dr. Dominic Hegarty discussing about pain management on RTE Radio One

Professional Profile

Dr. Dominic A. Hegarty, BSc., BMedSc., MB., MSc. (Pain Management), PhD. FCARSCI, FFPMCAI, FIPP
Dr. Dominic A. Hegarty is now practising as a Consultant in Pain Management & Neuromodulation at the Orthopaedic and Spine centre, Mater Private Hospital, Cork.
Dr. Hegarty is recognized as one of the country’s foremost interventional pain management doctors who is constantly developing new pain techniques to deal with the most complex cases in this area. He is the holder of a doctrine degree (Ph.D., UCC), Master of Science (MSc., Edinburgh) a Fellowships in Ireland, USA (FIPP) and London (Royal College of Medicine) in the area of Pain Management.
He has specialised in pain management over the last 2 decades and his expertise in this area is regularly sought by national media and in the High Court on medical legal matters. Dr. Hegarty has secured over €3 million in research grants and sponsorship over the last 3 years. He continues to collaborate with innovation centres and industry in order to provide the best solutions to help individuals who have to deal with chronic pain on a daily basis.
In addition to his teaching posts Dr. Hegarty was awarded the unique position of Honorary Consultant in Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospital, London.. He co-founded the division of Pain Medicine in the Department of Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine Cork at University Hospital and South infirmary & Victoria Hospital in Cork, where he served as a consultant for 8 years in the Health Service Executive (HSE) before joining the Mater Private Hospital Cork. 
More recently he was the winner of the 2017 Conference ambassador award for “Best International Medical Conference” by Failte Ireland.
Present Positions
Consultant in Pain Management & Neuromodulation, Mater Private Hospital, Cork
Senior Clinical Lecturer, UCC
Honorary Consultant Guy's & St. Thomas' Hospital, London
Clinical Lead Neuromodulation Research, Tyndall National Institute, UCC
World Institute Of Pain (WIP) Ireland Section Chair
Clinical Director Pain Relief Ireland www.painreliefireland.ie 
Chair & Clinical lead Cork CRPS Forum 
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