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Prof. Brian Kneafsey

Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

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A graduate of UCD in 1986, Brian specialised in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgery, training in Ireland, UK and Australia.  He has been practicing consultant plastic surgery in Ireland since 1998.  He is heavily involved in training young plastic surgeons and is programme director of plastic surgery training in Ireland.    Brian has extensive experience in treating facial palsy.

Areas of Interest

  • Skin Cancer Melenoma,
  • Hand Surgery,
  • Breast Surgery (Reconstruction and Cosmetic),
  • Facial Palsy,
  • Cosmetic Surgery


Professional Affiliations

  • Irish Ass. of Plastic Surgeons
  • Irish Hand Surgery Society
  • British Ass. of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons
  • American Ass. of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery ( Member & Examiner)

Certificates & Qualifications

  • MBSch 1986,
  • FRCSI 1990
  • FRSCI Plast 1996
  • UCD Medical School
  • Cork University Hospital,
  • Wexham Park Hospital, London, UK
  • Welsh Centre for Plastic Surgery & Burns, Gwent, UK
  • Northern Ireland Centre for Plastic Surgery, Belfast.
  • Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia
  • Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Adelaide, Australia