Meet the Consultant

Mr. Dara Kavanagh

Consultant Colorectal & General Surgeon

Phone: 01 4142211
Fax: 01 4142327

Speciality: Colorectal

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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