This is the website of the clinical department of vascular surgery in Tallaght University Hospital. Tallaght University Hospital is a university teaching hospital affiliated to Trinity College Dublin and is also approved for postgraduate training in surgery by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
Vascular surgery is a specialty of surgery in which diseases of the vascular system (arteries or veins) are managed by medical therapy, minimally-invasive catheter (endovascular) procedures, and surgical reconstruction. The specialty evolved from general and cardiac surgery. The vascular surgeon is trained in the diagnosis and management of diseases affecting all parts of the vascular system except those within the heart and brain.
This web page is designed as is an educational resource for students, trainees and patients of our unit. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice and those seeking such advice should contact their GP in the first instance. We are not able to directly provide such advice and can only see patients in our clinic who have been referred by their GP or other attending doctor.