Meet the Consultant

Dr. Richard Flavin

Consultant Histopathologist

Phone: 01 4162997
Fax: 01 4103514

Speciality: Haematopathology, Gastrointestinal and Gynaecological Pathology, Molecular Pathology

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Dr. Richard Flavin is a consultant histopathologist at St. James’s Hospital. A graduate of University College Cork, he completed his Specialist training in Dublin in Histopathology. His MD and PhD theses were on the molecular biology of ovarian cancer. This was followed by a period working as a Senior Medical Scientist/ Associate Director at the Centre for Molecular Oncologic Pathology at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. Since returning to St. James’s Hospital in 2012 he has been the clinical lead for the haematopathology service. He also acts as Administrative Head of the Post-mortem service and is the Director of the Histopathology Biobank.