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Mr Fardod O’Kelly

Mr Fardod O’Kelly


Consultant Paediatric and Adolescent Urological Surgeon    

Departments of Urology and Paediatric Surgery

Fardod O’Kelly graduated with an honours degree in medicine and a Bachelors degree in medical science from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) in 2007 following undergraduate Bachelors and Masters degrees in natural sciences (Biochemistry) from Trinity College Dublin.

He returned to Trinity in 2010 to undertake a Doctorate in Medicine in the field of prostate cancer epigenetics, and was subsequently appointed to the higher surgical training scheme in urology. Following his attainment of FRCS(Urol), he pursued sub-specialist training in paediatric and adolescent urology in Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin before being awarded the prestigious Colles medal by the RCSI for further subspecialty fellowship training as well as being a recipient of RCSI and Ethicon travel awards.

He completed highly sought-after clinical fellowships in paediatric and adolescent urology in Canada at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) in Ottawa, and at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, where he dealt with high volume upper and lower tract reconstruction, renal tumours, stone disease, renal transplantation, functional urology and neurogenic disorders, before returning to Ireland with his family.

Professional Memberships:

Irish Society of Urology

European Association of Urology

American Urological Association

Canadian Urological Association

British Association of Paediatric Urology

European Society of Paediatric Urology

Hypospadias International Society

American Association of Pediatric Urologists

Fardod has a strong academic and education background. He has written over 60 peer-reviewed academic manuscripts, 8 book chapters, and is a reviewer for over 15 journals as well as being awarded a global Top-10 reviewer for the Journal of Pediatric Urology (2020).

He was also awarded a teaching medal by UCD for undergraduate education. He has been a visiting scholar at Harvard Business School, and was awarded a scholarship to study for an MBA in Smurfit Business School at UCD, Dublin. Fardod has set up and is involved in a number of international clinical research and educational collaborations, has created a paediatric urology podcast show (Circumsessions) in conjunction with the Journal for Pediatric Urology, and sits on the paediatric urology working group of the European Association of Urology. He lives in Dublin with his wife, and 3 boys, and enjoys rugby, history, and cooking.

Clinical and Research Interests Include:

Bedwetting and Incontinence

Urinary Tract infections

Bladder Bowel Dysfunction

Neurogenic bladder dysfunction

Undescended Testes

Congenital anomalies of the kidneys and urinary tract

Hypospadias and Congenital Penoscrotal Abnormalities


Vesicoureteric reflux

Idiopathic and Metabolic Stone disease

Disorders of Sexual Development

Sports-related Genitourinary Trauma

Adolescent & Transitional Care Urology

Patient reported outcomes

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Value-Based Healthcare Delivery and Econometrics