Mr. Gavin O’Brien

Mr. Gavin O'Brien

Mr. Gavin O'Brien


General Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Sub specialties

Varicose Veins. Peripheral Vascular Disease. Carotid Artery Disease. Aortic Aneurysms. Hernia Repair. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Skin Lesions.

Mr. Gavin O’Brien is a Vascular & General Surgeon at the Mater Private Hospital, Cork.


Education & Experience

Mr. O’Brien graduated with honours from U.C.C. in 1999. 
He trained in both General Surgery & Vascular Surgery with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. 
After completing higher surgical training in 2010, he was awarded the R.C.S.I. Travelling Fellowship Award and travelled to work at the prestigious Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, Australia specialising for three years in minimally invasive (or Endovascular) surgery. 


Special Interests

Mr. O’Brien is a vascular surgeon who specialises in minimally-invasive endovascular treatments.
Mr. O’Brien strives to treat vascular conditions (Aneurysms, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Carotid disease, Varicose Veins) with keyhole techniques so patients benefit from less pain and faster recovery with no compromise on outcomes. 
He also specialises in cosmetic vein procedures such as foam sclerotherapy, micro-sclerotherapy as well as radiofrequency & laser treatments for cosmetic varicose veins, spider veins and thread veins. 


Clinical Research


Mr. O’Brien was awarded an M.D. in 2005 by U.C.C. for surgical research. 
His research won three national and three international prizes, including the prestigious RCSI President’s Medal for surgical research in 2006. 
He has delivered numerous international research presentations and has over twenty surgical publications in peer reviewed journals. He has written book chapters for vascular surgical textbooks. 
He delivers undergraduate surgical teaching to UCC and is a vascular surgical trainer for postgraduate surgical training for RCSI.


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