Meet the Consultant
Brian is a consultant colorectal surgeon and provides the clinical lead for rectal cancer for St. James’s and the Dublin Midlands Group. He is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin in 1995. He trained in Dublin before undertaking research towards a Doctorate in Colorectal cancer genetics at the University of Hull, UK. He returned to Ireland for Specialist Registrar training in Galway, Cork and Dublin. He then undertook two fellowships in colorectal surgery one in Perth, Western Australia, and the other in Brisbane, Queensland, where he specialised in laparoscopic colorectal resection. He was appointed a consultant to St. James’s in 2006. He is a lecturer in Surgery in TCD and has published widely on colorectal cancer and minimally invasive approaches to colorectal diseases. He lives in Dublin with his Australian wife and three children.
Brian J. Mehigan BA MD FRCSI FRACS (Aus)