Consultations with our surgeons are available in both the Outpatients' Department in The Whitty Building, Mater Hospital, and in private consulting rooms. Generally, patients are required to have a referral from a GP, or another doctor.

Please consult the tables below for contact details.

General & Colorectal Surgery

Prof Ann Brannigan
Public appointments: Tel01 803 4649 Fax01 803 4036 ClinicClinic 5 Whitty, Clinic 9 Pelvic Floor Private appointments: Tel01 885 8673 Fax01 850 0071
Prof Ronan Cahill
Public appointments: Tel01 8034649 Private appointments: Tel01 8858820 Fax01 2880796
Mr Jürgen Mulsow
Public appointments: Tel+353 1 854 5091 Fax+353 1 854 5242 ClinicClinic 9 Whitty Building, Wednesday 9am Private appointments: Tel+353 1 885 8676 Fax+353 1 885 8677 ClinicSuite 15, 69 Eccles St., Dublin 7
Prof Conor Shields
Public appointments: Tel+353 1 854 5215 Fax+353 1 854 5242 ClinicClinic 5 Whitty Building, Monday 9:30am – 1:00pm Private appointments: Tel+353 1 885 8741 Fax+353 1 830 1077 ClinicSuite 10, 69 Eccles St (opposite Mater Private Hospital)
Mr Des Toomey
Public appointments: Tel044 939 4176 ClinicMullingar Hospital – Alternate Tuesday and Friday afternoons Private appointments: Tel087 167 4404

General & Hepatobiliary Surgery

Mr John Conneely
Public appointments: Private appointments:
Mr Gerry McEntee
Public appointments: Tel+353 1 803 4680 ClinicClinic 5 Whitty Building, Thursday 8:00am – 11:00am Private appointments: Tel+353 1 830 1519 Fax+353 1 830 1077 ClinicSuite 10, 69 Eccles St.


The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital has been synonymous with healthcare in Ireland for over 150 years. The hospital is an acute care academic health sciences centre affiliated with University College Dublin (UCD) and is one of the main hospitals of the Ireland East Hospital Group (IEHG).

The hospital was built on the principles of respect, dignity and equality; a legacy that continues today. We are dedicated to delivering excellence in patient-centred care, research and education and our health care professionals are united by a culture that puts the needs of the patient first. We take pride in the breadth and diversity of our services.