Professor Thomas H Lynch, is a consultant urological surgeon in St. James’s Hospital and Trinity College, Dublin. In addition to his special interest in Urological Oncology he is the lead urologist in laboratory based prostate cancer research with multiple publications in this area. He trained in urological oncology in the United States, the United Kingdom and Ireland. He has a track record as an innovator, academic and teacher. He has a particular interest in laparoscopic surgery and also performs robotic surgery for men with localised early stage prostate cancer. He has been heavily involved in the development of national guidelines for prostate cancer diagnosis and chaired the expert group for the Department of Health. He was also a lead member of the expert group for the much acclaimed Irish Health Technology Assessment on robotic surgery.
Prof Lynch has extensive experience as organiser and faculty member of several clinical and research meetings at national and international conferences. He has won several awards and multiple grants for research. He is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and Trinity College, Dublin and is a reviewer for several peer review journals.