Mater Private Cork Appoints Three New Consultants

Published Monday, December 2nd, 2019 at 09:30 am

  • Cork

MATER Private Hospital Cork is pleased to announce the appointment of three new consultants.

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Upper Limb, Mr. Muiris Kennedy, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Dr. Jose Masegosa and Consultant Respiratory, Dr. Gianluca Cotta were recently introduced to GPs from Cork and Kerry at a Study Event in the Mater Private Cork Orthopaedic and Spine Centre at Citygate, Mahon.

Mr Muiris Kennedy - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Upper Limb

Procedures that Mr. Kennedy specialises in include: Arthroscopic Rotator cuff repair, Arthroscopic Shoulder stabilisation for instability, Coracoid transfer procedure (Latarjet procedure), Shoulder replacement surgery.

He is a graduate of University College Cork who started his postgraduate orthopaedic surgery training in 2004. He completed the higher surgical training scheme in Orthopaedic Surgery in Ireland at the start of 2014, and then spent 2014-2015 as an upper limb surgical fellow. Muiris was the Shoulder Fellow in the Cambridge Shoulder and Elbow Unit focusing on arthroscopic shoulder instability and rotator cuff tendon repairs.

Mr. Kennedy was also the Upper Limb Fellow at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre in Bristol.

FOR APPOINTMENTS: HealthLink E-Referral Orthopaedic & Spine Centre, Mater Private Hospital, Citygate, Mahon, Cork | T: 021 601 3417 | F: 021 439 6419


Dr. Jose Masegosa - Consultant Gastroenterologist

Sub-Specialties: Therapeutic endoscopy. ERCP. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), abdominal pain, ulcers, fatty liver disease, hepatitis, cirrhosis, pancreaticobiliary disorders.

Dr. Jose Masegosa graduated in Medicine from Autonomous University of Madrid in 2010. He specialised in Gastroenterology at University Hospital of Alcorcon and worked as a Consultant in three hospitals including University Hospital of Mostoles and University Hospital Puerta de Hierro, Madrid. He completed a Postgraduate Expert in extra hospital emergencies at CEU-Cardenal Herrera University (2015) also holds a Specialist Certificate in Endoscopic Ultrasonography from Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (2016) and completed a master’s degree in Hepatology at CEU-Cardenal Herrera University (2017).

In 2017, Dr Masegosa joined a two-year Fellowship in advanced and therapeutic endoscopy at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee, Scotland, where he was also involved in teaching as approved faculty trainer on JAG courses, before being appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist in Mater Private Cork.

FOR APPOINTMENTS: HealthLink E-Referral Mater Private Hospital, Citygate, Mahon, Cork | T: 021 601 3200 | F: 021 439 6419


Dr. Gianluca Cotta - Consultant Respiratory

Main areas of study: Assessment and management of COPD, Interstitial Lung Disease and Lung Cancer to Sleep Related Disorders and Chronic Respiratory Infection. In addition, Dr. Cotta specialises in Diagnostic Bronchoscopy and Polygraphy.

Dr. Gianluca Cotta, graduated in Medicine from the University of Pavia in 2008, having also spent one year studying at the University of Barcelona in 2006. He completed his specialisation at the University Hospital of San Pau, Barcelona, which included observation in the field of interstitial lung diseases in King’s College Hospital, London. He sat the ERS Hermes European Diploma Examination in Adult Respiratory Medicine in 2015.

FOR APPOINTMENTS: HealthLink E-Referral Mater Private Hospital, Citygate, Mahon, Cork | T: 021 601 3318 | F: 021 4396419