Dr Cormac O'Connor
Areas of Specialty
- Interventional Cardiology
- Cardiac Stenting
- Structural Cardiology
Training & Experience:
Dr Cormac O Connor is a consultant cardiologist, specialising in interventional cardiology (stent placement) and structural cardiology (keyhole valve repair and replacement).
After completing a degree in pharmaceutical science, he was a member of the first intake of medical students in UL in 2007, and graduated with honours in 2011. During his cardiology training, he worked in major teaching hospitals across Ireland including University Hospital Limerick, St James Hospital, Beaumont Hospital and Tallaght Hospital. Over this time, he published over 20 papers in international peer reviewed journals.
Dr O’Connor travelled to St Michaels Hospital in Toronto for sub-speciality cardiology training through the University of Toronto. For two years, his training focused on emergency care of heart attacks and treating blockages of the arteries of the heart. Additionally, his training included state-of-the-art keyhole treatments for heart valve problems such as TAVI alongside other structural interventions such as heart valve repair.
He now works in Beacon Hospital and University Hospital Limerick. He provides clinic services in Beacon Limerick, and complex structural interventions are performed through Beacon Hospital in Dublin.
Dr Cormac O’Connor lives with his wife and three children in Limerick. He is a keen sportsperson, and currently enjoys distance running.