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Dr. Dominic Hegarty

Pain Management

Locations

  • Cork | Hospital

Contact Details

Orthopaedic & Spine Centre, Mater Private Network, Citygate, Mahon, Cork, T12 K199 025 86310

Useful Information

Primary Services

Areas of Expertise

Pain management and neuromodulation.

About

Education & Experience  

Dr. Dominic A. Hegarty is a Consultant in Pain Management & Neuromodulation at the Orthopaedic and Spine Centre, Mater Private Hospital, Cork. 

Dr. Hegarty is recognised as one of the country’s foremost interventional pain management doctors who is constantly developing new pain techniques to deal with the most complex cases in this area. He is the holder of a doctorate degree (Ph.D., UCC), Master of Science (MSc., Edinburgh) and Fellowships in Ireland, USA (FIPP) and London (Royal College of Medicine) in the area of pain management. 

 

Clinical Research & Professional Memberships  

He has specialised in pain management over the last two decades and his expertise in this area is regularly sought by national media and in the High Court on medical legal matters. Dr. Hegarty has secured over €3 million in research grants and sponsorship over the last three years (2017-2020). He continues to collaborate with innovation centres and industry in order to provide the best solutions to help individuals who have to deal with chronic pain on a daily basis. 

In addition to his teaching posts Dr. Hegarty was awarded the unique position of Honorary Consultant in Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospital, London. He co-founded the Division of Pain Medicine in the Department of Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine Cork at University Hospital and South infirmary & Victoria Hospital in Cork, where he served as a consultant for eight years in the Health Service Executive (HSE) before joining the Mater Private Hospital Cork.  

More recently he was the winner of the 2017 conference ambassador award for “Best International Medical Conference” by Failte Ireland. 

 

Present Positions

  • Consultant in pain management and neuromodulation, Mater Private Hospital, Cork
  • Senior clinical lecturer, UCC
  • Honorary consultant Guy's & St. Thomas' Hospital, London
  • Clinical lead neuromodulation research, Tyndall National Institute, UCC
  • World Institute Of Pain (WIP) Ireland section chair
  • Clinical director Pain Relief Ireland www.painreliefireland.ie 
  • Chair and clinical lead Cork CRPS Forum 

 

Interviews

Dr. Hegarty on RTE Today Show discussing pain management

Dr. Hegarty on RTE Today Show discussing lower back pain

Dr. Hegarty on RTE Today Show discussing  managing chronic pain.

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