Prof Joe Queally

MD FRCS (Tr& Orth) M Ed
Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon
Prof Joe Queally

Areas of Specialty

  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Trauma
  • Joint Replacement
  • Arthoscopic Knee Surgery
  • Upper and Lower limb fracture fixation
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Joint Injections

Current Memberships

  • Irish Medical Council


Prof Queally graduated from University College Dublin in 2002 and completed the Irish surgical training programme in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery with the award of FRCS (Tr &Orth). He then completed a fellowship in complex trauma (pelvic and lower limb) and joint replacement at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge in 2015. Addenbrooke’s is a major academic health science centre in the UK and is the major trauma centre for the East of England with a 21-bed trauma ICU and a trauma catchment population of 6 million. He was subsequently appointed a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Addenbrooke’s in 2016 and was the departmental Head of Trauma at the time of my return to Ireland in 2019.


Prof Joseph M Queally has been a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon practising at Beacon Hospital. Since 2016 when he was appointed a Consultant at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge prior to my return to a post in Ireland. He currently holds positions at St Jame’s Hospital, Tallaght University Hospital and the Beacon Centre for Orthopaedics.

He has extensive research interests that mirror my clinical interests and have published widely in the fields of trauma and joint replacement with over 35 publications in leading journals including the BMJ and Cochrane. He has over 750 citations of my research and have won awards for my research in joint replacement and am currently an NIHR grant holder for a large multi-centre trial investigating the role of total hip replacement in acetabular fractures. He was the departmental Head of Trauma Research prior to leaving Addenbrookes and oversaw the running of 15 clinical trials. Prof Queally also has extensive experience in surgical education and have completed a Masters in Surgical Education at Imperial College London. He is currently the director of orthopaedic research at the Beacon Hospital.