Prof Seamus Linnane

Deputy Medical Director of Beacon Hospital, Consultant in Respiratory & General Internal Medicine
Prof Seamus Linnane

Secretary: Karen

Areas of Specialty

  • General Internal Medicine
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Chronic Cough
  • Breathlessness
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD)
  • Asthma
  • Lung Cancer
  • Interstitial Lung Disease

Current Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians in Ireland
  • Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
  • British Thoracic Society
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • European Respiratory Society
  • American Association of Bronchology
  • International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
  • British Thoracic Oncology Group


Dr Seamus Linnane graduated from University College Dublin in 1992. He completed his general professional training in Ireland and Boston before embarking on two years of research at the Lung Fibrosis Unit, University College Dublin. He then completed his Specialist registrar training in General Medicine and Respiratory Medicine in the UK.


Dr Linnane was appointed a Consultant Respiratory and General Physician at LLandough University Hospital, Cardiff in 2002. In Cardiff he lead the Respiratory Department and ran a busy respiratory team with a special interest in lung cancer while also undertaking acute unselected medical call. Dr Seamus Linnane has an interest in diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy. His clinical interests include Chronic cough, Breathlessness, COPD, Asthma, Bronchiectasis, Lung Cancer, Interstitial Lung Disease as well as general medical presentations.

Dr Linnane is now Deputy Medical Director of Beacon Hospital.

Research Interests:

Dr Seamus Linnane’s research interests include breathlessness, lung cancer and venous thromboembolism. He is a co-investigator in the FRAGMATIC Trial.