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Prof. Conor Shields

Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery

Secretary contact details

Gillian Donoghue I Olivia Gannon 01 885 8741 suite1069@materprivate.ie

Locations

  • Dublin | Hospital

Contact Details

Mater Private Network, Suite 10, 69 Eccles Street, Dublin 7, D07 PC9X 01 885 8741 suite1069@materprivate.ie

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Primary Services

Areas of Expertise

Colorectal cancer. Gastroenterology.

About

Prof. Shields (BSc, MD, FRCSI) is a consultant surgeon at Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and Mater Private Hospital. He joined the staff after completing surgical training in Ireland, followed by a fellowship in rectal cancer surgery and advanced laparoscopic surgery at Hopital Saint-Antoine, Paris. His specialty interests include laparoscopic surgery, rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, surgical endoscopy, and medical informatics. Prof. Shields is involved in numerous research projects, clinical and laboratory-based, both within UCD and iCore (Institute for Clinical Outcomes, Research, and Education). 

 

Specialty Interests 

  • Advanced laparoscopic surgery 
  • Colorectal cancer 
  • Inflammatory bowel disease 
  • Abdominal wall reconstruction 

 

Achievements 

  • Recipient of the Dr Richard Steevens Scholarship in 2007  
  • Delivered the 31st Millin Lecture 

 

Memberships 

  • European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons 
  • European Association of Coloproctology 
  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland 
  • Society of Academic and Research Surgery 

 

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (2020).
  • Fellow, Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine (RCPI & RCSI, 2020).
  • Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) member.
  • Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriasis Arthritis (GRAPPA) member.
  • American College of Rheumatology (ACR) member.
  • Irish Medical Council.

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