Prof David Kane

Consultant Rheumatologist
Prof David Kane Beacon Hospital

Areas of Specialty

  • Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Ultrasound Imaging in Rheumatology
  • Bone Health
  • Connective Tissue Diseases
  • Rheumatology
  • Orthopaedics


Prof Kane is a Consultant Rheumatologist at Beacon Hospital and Clinical Professor of Rheumatology at Trinity College Dublin. His principal clinical and academic interests are Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging of Inflammatory Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound guided Intervention.

He is the former President of the Irish Society for Rheumatology and is now currently the HSE Clinical Programme Lead for Rheumatology.

Prof Kane has authored over 100 peer reviewed original articles and book chapters. He has delivered invited lectures at the EU League Against Rheumatism (EULAR), American College of Rheumatology, Asian Pacific League Against Rheumatism (APLAR), Australian & New Zealand League Against Rheumatism (ANZLAR) and British Society for Rheumatology (BSR) annual and scientific meetings. He has also delivered musculoskeletal ultrasound courses since 2003. He is an active member of the EULAR working group on musculoskeletal ultrasound in Rheumatology and the OMERACT special interest group in musculoskeletal ultrasound.