All of the specialists involved in lung cancer care in St. James’s Hospital aim to provide a high-quality and efficient service. Consequently, the team is fully involved with the National Cancer Control Programme and regularly submits data on key performance indicators. 

Lung Cancer Care Team             

Respiratory Physicians

  • Dr. F. O’Connell (Lead Clinician for Lung Cancer)
  • Professor J. Keane
  • Dr. A.M. McLaughlin
  • Dr. R. Fahy
  • Dr. R. O’Donnell

Lung Histopathologists

  • Dr. Siobhan Nicholson
  • Dr. Niamh Leonard

Cardiothoracic Surgeons

  • Mr. Ronan Ryan
  • Mr. Vincent Young

Radiation Oncology

  • Dr. Pierre Thirion
  • Dr. Sinead Brennan

Medical Oncology

  • Dr. Sinead Cuffe


  • Professor James Meaney
  • Dr. Ronan McDermott
  • Dr. Grainne Govender
  • Dr. Peter Beddy

Lung Cancer Coordinator Nurses

  • Finola Fitzsimons. Tel: 01 4162976
  • Jenny Brady. Tel: 01 4162894