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Professor Pierre Thirion

Consultant Radiation Oncologist

Speciality: Radiation oncology 

Sub specialities: Lung and genitourinary cancer, stereotactic ablative radiotherapy, radio-isotopes

Professor Thirion is a consultant radiation oncologist in St Luke’s Radiation Oncology Network, Dublin and the clinical associate professor (Radiation Therapy) in the School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin. 


    • Medical School, Faculty of Medicine Paris-Ouest, University Paris V, France (1984-1990)
    • Senior House Officer, Paris, Interrégion Ile-de-France (1990- 1991)
    • Specialist Registrar, Radiation Oncology fellowship, Paris, Interregion Ile-de-France, France (1991-1995)
    • Clinical Lecturer in Radiation Oncology, Henry Mondor Hospital/ Faculty of Medicine Creteil / Paris XII-Val de Marne (1996-1998)
    • Senior Registrar, St Luke’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland (1999-2002) 
    • Locum Consultant Radiation Oncologist, St Luke’s Hospital Dublin (2002 -2005) 
    • Full-time Consultant Radiation Oncologist, St Luke’s Radiation Oncology Network, Dublin (2005-present)
    • Medical medicine, University Paris V-Rene Descartes, Paris, France (1990)
    • Fellowship in Radiation Oncology, DES Radiotherapie Paris (1995)
    • Fellowship in Clinical Oncology, DESC Oncologie Medicale, Paris (1996)
    • 1994: M.Sc.: Medical and Human Biology: Chemotherapy Pharmacology
    • 1996 Master Degree in Radiobiology / Research fellow at the Institut Curie (Paris) / Participation to a translational research programme on development of a predictive test for individual radio-sensitivity.
    • 2002: Post-Graduate Diploma in Statistics, University of Dublin, Trinity College
    • Author and co-author of various meta-analysis and statistical methodology publications
    • 1997-1999 Lecture Radiation Oncology Faculty of Medicine University Paris XII - Val de Marne Medical School
    • 2008-2018 National Training Co-ordinator for the Radiation Oncology Fellowship ( Faculty of Radiologist, RCSI)
    • 2015-2020 Board Member (Radiation Oncology) of the Faculty of Radiologist (RCSI)
    • 2019-2020 Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Radiologist (RCSI)
    • 2020: Clinical Associate Professor (Radiation Therapy), School of Medicine Trinity College Dublin , Dublin
  • Principal and co-investigator of several National and International Clinical Trials

    Author and co-authors of peer-reviewed scientific publication (30 +)


    • Lung cancer
    • Genitourinary malignancies 
    • Thyroid cancer
    • Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy 
    • Radio-isotopes
Contact Information
(01) 420 6952

Via Post to
Radiation Oncology
St James's Hospital
Dublin 8

Nurse Liaison:
Orla Mc Kenna