Meet the Consultant
Professor Thomas H Lynch MB, MMs, MCh, FRCS, FRCSI, FRCS(UROL)
Professor Thomas H Lynch is a consultant urological surgeon in St. James’s Hospital and TrinityCollege, Dublin. In addition to his special interest in Urological Oncology he is the lead urologist in laboratory based prostate cancer research with multiple publications in this area. He is a graduate of the National University of Ireland at Galway. He has an extensive training in urological oncology in the United States, the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Professor Lynch has a track record as an innovator, academic and teacher. He has lectured and published extensively on prostate cancer and has always been involved in new innovations in patient care.
He has a particular interest in laparoscopic surgery and also performs robotic surgery for men with localised early stage prostate cancer. He has been heavily involved in the development of national guidelines for prostate cancer diagnosis and chaired the expert group for the HSE. He was also a member of the expert group for the much acclaimed Irish Health Technology Assessment for HIQA on robotic surgery.
He is a member of the lead clinicians group advising the National Cancer Control Programme on further improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of men with prostate and other urological cancers. He maintains his up to date knowledge and expertise by attending international scientific meetings and lecturing around the world. He has extensive experience as organiser and faculty member of several clinical and research meetings at national and international conferences.
He has won several grant bids for research and clinical funding. He has also won several awards including The British Journal of Urology International award, The British association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) Prize and The International Association of Radiation Research Prize. He is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and TrinityCollege, Dublin and is a reviewer for several peer review journals.