Prof David Burke

Director of Cardiology, Consultant Cardiologist

Areas of Specialty

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac Screening
  • Stenting
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • CT Coronary Angiography
  • Structural Cardiology inc TAVI
  • Cardiac Disease Prevention
  • Cath Lab


David graduated from UCD in 2002 and obtained MRCPI in 2005. He completed the Irish Cardiology Specialist Registrar training scheme and completed a Masters in Cardiology at Trinity College. He trained at the Harvard Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre in Boston with sub-specialty interventional and structural cardiology fellowships, and completed a research fellowship at the Harvard Clinical Research Institute. He was also Associate Director of the Harvard Angiographic Core Laboratory.

He gained extensive experience performing transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVI), and was a co-investigator on the US CoreValve Pivotal Trial which led to FDA approval of one of the most widely used valve devices.


Prof David Burke, Consultant Cardiologist is Director of Cardiology at Beacon Hospital.  He is Director of Medical Education at the Beacon UCD Academy. Prof Burke is also an Associate Professor of Medicine at University College Dublin.

He is the Director of the Beacon Hospital Research Institute, which serves to advance and improve patient care and outcomes through cutting edge clinical trials and studies in partnership with academic and industry partners.