New Consultant joins Cardiology Team at Mater Private Cork

Published Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 12:20 pm

  • Cork

MATER Private Cork is delighted to announce the arrival of new Consultant Cardiologist, Dr Barry Hennigan from Monday 24th April. 

Originally from Dublin, Dr Barry Hennigan attended UCD on a Faculty of Medicine Scholarship subsequently graduating in 2005. He subsequently trained in general medicine in Dublin before entering higher specialist training in Cardiology in 2009 with posts in St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Waterford Regional (GIM/Respiratory), Tallaght Hospital and St. James’s Hospital. 

The General Manager at Mater Private Hospital Cork, Donna Roche, said: “Dr Barry Hennigan is a welcome addition to the cardiology team at Mater Private Cork. Despite marvellous improvements in cardiovascular disease mortality over the last 30 years, heart disease remains the number one cause of mortality in Irish society. At Mater Private Cork, our specialist team are equipped with the latest developments in cardiovascular science, focusing on diagnosis, prognosis, and the latest in cardiovascular drug therapeutics and interventions. We are looking forward to working with Dr Hennigan in the years ahead.”

Dr Barry Hennigan relocated to the UK in 2013 to train in Golden Jubilee National Hospital, West of Scotland Heart & Lung Centre, Glasgow, with high volume sub-specialty fellowship training in coronary intervention while undertaking clinical research in coronary physiology including a BHF research grant-funded MD research project. Following completion of his research he took up a post in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary as a Consultant before relocating back to Ireland in April 2017.

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.

Get better, get the best at Mater Private Cork which is a JCI Accredited Hospital, the highest quality care standard in healthcare.

Dr Barry Hennigan, Consultant Cardiologist, is looking forward to treating patients at Mater Private Cork and for appointments, he can be contacted on 021 6013258.