Patient Experience

Patient Experience

Mr Gerard J Fitzmaurice

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Speciality: Cardiothoracic surgery

Sub specialities: Minimally invasive thoracic surgery

Mr Fitzmaurice is a cardiothoracic surgeon. His primary focus is thoracic surgical oncology. His sub-specialty interests are minimally invasive thoracic surgery (anterior and posterior VATS approach / RATS) and chest wall reconstruction.


    • University College Dublin, Ireland - Bachelor of Science (Pharmacology) (1998 - 2002)
    • The Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland - MB BCh BAO (2002 - 2007)
    • Cardiff University, Wales, UK - Masters of Science in Advanced Surgical Practice (2009 - 2012)
    • Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, University College Dublin, Ireland - Professional Certificate in Healthcare Management (2015)
    • Cardiothoracic Higher Surgical Training Programme, The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (2012 – 2018)
    • Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - Cardiothoracic Surgery, FRCSI (CTh) (December 2017)
    • Visiting Observership, Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland (2018)
    • Clinical Fellow Thoracic Surgery, the Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital, UK (2018 - 2019)
    • Inaugural Jack A. Roth Fellowship in Thoracic Surgical Oncology from the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, Texas, USA (2019)
    • European Society of Thoracic Surgery
    • Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain & Ireland
    • International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
    • Irish Thoracic Society
    • British Thoracic Oncology Group
  • Research papers available here.


Via post:
Cardiothoracic Surgery
St James's Hospital
Dublin 8

Nurse Liaison:
Finola Fitzsimons
Rosemary Kennedy
Lung Cancer Nurse Specialists