Mr. Gavin O’Brien is an Endovascular and Vascular Surgeon who specialises in minimally invasive vascular surgery.
Mr. O’Brien graduated from University College Cork (UCC) in 1999 and pursued training in general and vascular surgery. In 2005, he was awarded an MD by UCC for surgical research, publishing a thesis and being awarded four national and three international prizes for research along the way, including the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland (RCSI) President’s Medal for surgical research in 2006. He has numerous international presentations and surgical publications.
Mr. O'Brien completed the higher surgical training scheme of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2010. He was awarded the RCSI Travelling Fellowship award and travelled to the prestigious Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, Australia. He worked there for three years, specialising in minimally invasive (or endovascular) surgery.
In 2013, Mr. O’Brien returned to his native Cork, where he took up the position of Consultant Endovascular and Vascular Surgeon in Mercy University Hospital.
(He also operates in Cork University Hospital, Mallow General Hospital and Bantry General Hospital.)
Mr. O’Brien strives to treat vascular conditions (aneurysms, artery blockages, varicose veins) with ‘keyhole’ techniques so patients benefit from less pain and faster recovery with no compromise on outcomes.