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Prof. David Gallagher

Oncology (cancer services)

Cancer Genetic Testing

Hermitage Clinic, Suite 23 |


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Prof. Gallagher is a Consultant Medical Oncologist and Consultant Medical Geneticist. He is a Clinical Professor of medicine at Trinity College Dublin and the national clinical lead in cancer genetics.

Prof. Gallagher worked in Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre for four years before returning to Ireland in 2010 where he established a medical oncology and medical genetics practice. He is the National Clinical Lead in Cancer Genetics with the National Cancer Control Programme and a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Trinity College Dublin.

Prof. Gallagher remains actively involved in cancer research and has retained a number of research collaborations in North America in addition to establishing new collaborations with colleagues in Dublin and the UK.

Prof. Gallagher graduated from University College Dublin and trained on the Irish Specialist Registrar Scheme in medical oncology. He was awarded the first Irish Society of Medical Oncology (ISMO) fellowship to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York (MSKCC) in 2006 and completed training in both medical oncology and medical genetics between MSKCC and New York Presbyterian Cornell University Hospital.

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