Dr. Sean Tierney Professor of Surgical Informatics
Dean of Professional Development & Practice
Royal College of Surgeons Ireland
Professor Sean Tierney (MB BSc MCh FRCSI) graduated from University College Dublin (UCD) in 1987 and trained in surgery in Dublin, Limerick, Baltimore (USA) and London. Sean has been a Consultant Vascular Surgeon in Tallaght University Hospital in Dublin since 2000. He is a Senior Lecturer in Trinity College Dublin medical school. He was appointed Professor of Surgical Informatics in RCSI (2009) and Dean of Professional Development & Practice in RCSI in 2011. Sean has over 80 peer reviewed papers, book chapters and reviews. He was President of the Irish Medical Organisation in 2010; the IMO is the largest representative body for doctors in Ireland.