Ciaran Healy, January 2014

Ciaran Healy, MD, DCH, FRCS

SOM White Coat Ceremony
Keynote Speaker

School Of Medicine Keynote Speaker – January 15, 2014

Dr. Ciaran Healy is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospital, a member of the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS), and a member of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand. His practicing privileges include The Wellington Hospital, Portland Hospital for Women and Children and Moorfields Eye Hospital as an honorary consultant.

During the 1980s, Dr. Healy engaged in extensive clinical training and research while serving as a Pediatric Surgical Senior House Officer at National Children’s Hospital, Dublin, and Plastic Surgery Senior House Officer at St. Lawrence Hospital Chepstow and Frenchay Hospital, Bristol.

His clinical experience provided insight into the management of a range of conditions involving micro-neurovascular surgery, skin and breast cancer reconstruction, burns, congenital hand correction, hand trauma, and management of complex facial injuries.

As a consultant, Dr. Healy has developed a specific interest in hand surgery, nasal reconstruction following skin cancer resection, and sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma. To date, he continues to provide tutorials to plastic and hand surgeons and lectures at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including general surgical fellowship course candidates at Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospital.

Dr. Healy is a peer reviewer for The British Journal of Plastic Surgery, The Journal for Hand Surgery (British Volume), and The Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Additionally, he is the author of several publications and has made a number of presentations to diverse audiences.

Dr. Healy completed his medical degree at Trinity College, Dublin, in 1981, and completed several postgraduate achievements thereafter. He is Irish, and currently resides in London.