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Dr. John Keaney

Professional Profile

Dr. John Keaney is a Consultant Cardiologist and Cardiac Electrophysiologist. 

Education & Experience
Dr. John Keaney graduated from UCD Medical School in 2004.  His cardiology training in Ireland included working in the Cork University Hospital’s cardiology rotation, St Vincent’s University Hospital and the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital.  
Following these clinical rotations, he completed two years of cardiology research through the Catherine McAuley Centre at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, for which he was awarded a Newman Fellowship in translational medicine from UCD and an MD degree.  He subsequently undertook subspecialty training in advanced cardiac electrophysiology in Massachusetts General Hospital, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. 


Special Interests
Dr. Keaney’s special area of interest focuses on catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation and implantable cardiac devices.

Clinical Research & Professional Memberships
In addition to his role in Mater Private Hospital, Dr. Keaney is a clinical lecturer in the UCD School of medicine and health sciences. His academic work includes published research in medical journals such as the British Medical Journal and academic textbook chapters including the prestigious European Society of Cardiology Textbook. 
Dr. Keaney has been an invited faculty member of the Heart Rhythm Society scientific sessions, as both a speaker and session chairperson.  He is a member of the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), and is the Irish representative for the EHRA young ambassadors.  Dr. Keaney has been an investigator in international clinical trials in Atrial Fibrillation (AF) ablation and is the Irish national coordinator for the Europe-wide EURObservational AF Registry. 

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