Mater Private Cork welcomes new Consultant Rheumatologist and General Internal Medicine

Published Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 12:00 pm

  • Cork

MATER Private Cork is delighted to announce the arrival of new Consultant Rheumatologist and General Internal Medicine, Dr Len Harty.

Dr Harty completed undergraduate medical education in UCD in 2005 followed by higher specialist training in rheumatology and general internal medicine with the RCPI. He was awarded a EULAR postgraduate certificate in rheumatology in 2010, has more than 17 peer viewed publications, has presented to learned societies on more than 60 occasions and has won national and international awards for his research.
He was awarded a PhD by UCD in 2012 for his thesis on the therapy and research of rheumatoid arthritis and spondyloarthritis and he subsequently undertook a 2 year tenure as an honorary consultant in the Department of Vasculitis and Lupus in Addenbrooke’s Hospital Cambridge.
The CEO at Mater Private Cork, Donna Roche, said: “Dr Len Harty is a strong addition to our team at Mater Private Cork. He is proficient in the investigation and management of autoimmune connective tissue disorders such as SLE, scleroderma and Behcets disease, autoimmune inflammatory arthritis and crystalline (gout) arthritis, osteoarthritis and regional pain syndromes.”

Dr Len Harty is an active member of the Irish Society of Rheumatology, the UK & Ireland Vasculitis Society and the European Vasculitis Society, is an Irish Heart Foundation appointed ACLS medical director and regularly engages in both postgraduate and undergraduate medical education.

Located at City Gate, Mahon, Mater Private Hospital Cork is equipped with the very latest technology, private en-suite rooms and free parking for patients and visitors.

Over the past 12 months, Mater Private Cork has doubled its capacity, opened a new ward and Emergency Department leading to an increase in staffing levels in a number of medical and administrative areas, while expansion plans are at an advanced stage.

Mater Private Cork is a JCI Accredited Hospital, the highest quality care standard in healthcare.