Meet the Consultant

Dr. Ciaran O Riain

Consultant Histopathologist

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Dr. Ciarán Ó Riain is a consultant histopathologist at St. James's Hospital. He is the lead histopathologist on the Gynaecological Oncology multidisciplinary team. A graduate of University College Dublin, he undertook his specialist histopathology training on the Dublin South training scheme. He commenced a Cancer Research UK Clinical Research PhD Fellowship at Barts Cancer Institute in London in 2007 and was awarded a PhD from the University of London in 2011 for his studies of the molecular biology of lymphoma.  Prior to commencing at St. James’s Hospital in 2013, he spent time at internationally renowned centres of gynaecological pathology in Boston, Sheffield and Belfast. He is a member of ICORG (All Ireland Cooperative Oncology Research Group) and participated in the inaugural Ovarian Cancer Forum of Ireland. In addition to his role in providing diagnostic gynaecological pathology services, he is also part of the breast and skin diagnostic pathology service at St. James's.

Ciarán Ó Riain

(MB Bch BAO PhD FRCPath)