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Dr Brian O'Connell

Consultant Medical Microbiologist

Specialty: Clinical microbiology

Dr O’Connell trained in microbiology in Dublin and Cambridge, UK. He has wide experience in general clinical microbiology including adult/paediatric intensive care, adult/paediatric haematology/oncology (including bone marrow transplantation), neonatal intensive care, infectious diseases including HIV-associated infections, liver/renal/small bowel transplantation, adult/paediatric cystic fibrosis, cardiac and lung transplantation, cardiothoracic surgery and neurosurgery.

Current roles

  • Consultant Medical Microbiologist, St James’s Hospital and Public Health Laboratory, Cherry Orchard Hospital, Dublin
  • Director, National MRSA Reference Laboratory, St James’s Hospital
  • Clinical Director, Laboratory Medicine, St James’s Hospital
  • Lead Infection Control Doctor, St James’s Hospital since 2014
    • LRCS & PI, MB Bch BAO, National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI)
    • MD (NUI)
    • FRCPath
    • FRCPI
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