Meet the Consultant
Dr. Catherine Flynn currently holds the position of consultant haematologist at St. James’s Hospital and Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital.
She holds a Bachelor of Medicine, a Bachelor of Surgery and a Bachelor of Obstetrics from the Queens University of Belfast (1995). She completed specialist haematology training in Dublin. Her training took her to from Ireland to the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, United States where she started a haematology fellowship with a subspecialty interest in stem cell transplantation (2003-2006). She completed her MD on haematopoietic stem cells and haematopoiesis in the Katholieke Universiteit of Leuven, Belgium and returned to Dublin in 2007.
Dr. Flynn’s clinical interests include malignant myeloid diseases (myeloid leukaemia and myelodysplasia), transplantation including cord blood transplant, bone marrow failure syndromes and haematological diseases during pregnancy. Her research interests include myeloid diseases, aplastic anaemia and cord blood transplantation and Dr Flynn has published in these areas.
Dr. Flynn is a fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, Ireland and is the National Specialist Director in Haematology. She has an additional interest in post graduate education in haematology.