Dr Martin Buckley qualified from UCC in 1989 and, after an internship at the Mercy University Hospital, did his medical SHO training in Dublin. He worked as a gastroenterology register in a number of Dublin hospitals and was Lecturer in Medicine at Trinity College Dublin. He did a Fellowship in Therapeutic Endoscopy in Nice, France before being appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist at Tallaght Hospital, Trinity College Dublin in 1998. He was appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist/Senior Lecturer in Clinical Medicine at the Mercy University Hospital Cork in 2004. He has worked at the Mater Private Hospital in Cork since 2013. He is the author of over 50 peer-reviewed article and written over 20 book chapters. In 2013 he was appointed to the American Gastroenterology Association Academy of Educators and in 2014 was awarded a Fellowship of the American Gastroenterology Association and the American College of Physicians. His main interests are diagnostic and therapeutic Endoscopy, quality of care for patients with GI disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Functional GI Disorders, GI Physiology and the detection and endoscopic treatment of premalignant GI diseases.