Prof. Paul Connell


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Kim O’Halloran 01 803 2878


Contact Details

Mater Private Network, 60 Eccles Street, Dublin 7, D07 F851 01 803 2878

Useful Information

Primary Services

Areas of Expertise

Medical and surgical retinal eye disease. Age related macular degeneration. Cataract. Diabetes. Epiretinal membrane. Macular hole. Medical retina. Retinal detachment. Surgical retina. Trauma. Uveitis. Vein occlusions.


Education & Experience  

Prof. Paul Connell, Associate Clinical Professor (UCD)  MB, BCh, BAO, MD, HDIPHQM, FRCSI (Ophth), FRANZCO, consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Mater Private and Mater Misericordiae University Hospitals and a graduate of UCD. Having undertaken his postgraduate training in ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery through the Irish College of Ophthalmologists higher surgical training programme, under the auspices of Royal College of Surgeons, he completed two internationally renowned surgical vitreoretinal fellowships at Bristol Eye Hospital and subsequently the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital Melbourne. Here Prof. Connell was appointed to a consultant post in 2009. He returned to Ireland in 2011 and was appointed to the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital. 

Special Interests  

Prof. Connell is active academically with an extensive publication record and his primary research interests include diabetic retinopathy, aetiology and treatment. 

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