Meet the Consultant
Dara is a consultant colorectal surgeon at Tallaght & St James' Hospitals where he was appointed in 2013. He is a graduate of University College Dublin in 2000. He completed his specialist training in Ireland (Dublin/Cork/Mayo). He then undertook two international fellowships in colorectal surgery one at St Marys Hospital & Imperial College London and the other at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. He has a specialist interest in minimally invasive surgery for colorectal cancer with particular emphasis upon transanal minimal access surgery. He was appointed a consultant Surgeon at Tallaght & St James’s in 2013. He is a Clinical Lecturer in Surgery and Head of Surgical Research at RCSI. His main research interests include simulation in surgery and surgical outcomes.
Dara Kavanagh MCh FRCSI