Mr. Shane O’Neill


Secretary contact details

Ciara Farrell 087 490 5793


Contact Details

Mater Private Network, Eccles Street, Dublin 7, D07 WKW8, Ireland 087 490 5793

Mater Private Network, Newenham House, Northern Cross, Malahide Rd., Dublin 17, D17 AY61 1800 12 48 16

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Primary Services

Areas of Expertise

Foot and ankle reconstruction.


Education & Experience 

Mr. Shane O’Neill graduated from Trinity College Dublin. He completed his Higher Surgical Training (HST) in trauma and orthopaedics in Ireland in 2020. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland FRCS (Tr & Orth) and is also a fellow of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine Ireland (FFSEM).

Mr. O’Neill was awarded a 1st class honours masters degree (MCh) from the Royal College of Surgeons in 2014 and a second masters degree (MSc) from University College Cork in 2020. He has also obtained an advanced diploma in medical law from King’s Inns in 2022 and has an interest in medico-legal assessments relating to foot and ankle pathology.

Mr. O’Neill was appointed as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon in 2020 and took up his post in 2021 after completing his fellowship training in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, trauma and foot and ankle sports injuries at Dalhousie University Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Mr. O'Neill joined Mater Private Network in Dublin as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon. 


Special Interests 

  • Minimally-invasive (MIS) foot and ankle surgery
  • Bunion correction
  • Hammertoes
  • Heel pain, plantar fasciitis, Achilles pathology
  • Foot and ankle injection
  • Medico-legal reporting


Clinical Research & Professional Memberships 

Mr. O’Neill has published extensively in the orthopaedic literature including several book chapters in orthopaedic textbooks and has presented nationally and internationally. 

Mr. O’Neill is the current secretary of the Irish Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (IOFAS) 2023-present.

He is a member of the Irish Institute for Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery (IITOS), Irish Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (IOFAS), and European Foot & Ankle Society (EFAS). 

He is a fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS Tr & Orth), fellow of the Faculty Sports and Exercise Medicine (FFSEM), and assistant clinical professor at University College Dublin (UCD).

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