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At Mayo Medical Centre we offer many services including; Orthopaedics, Physiotherapy, Cardiology, DXA bone density scans, Body Composition scans, Audiology, Dietetics and Foot Orthotics.
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Mayo Medical Centre is passionate about preserving the health of the human musculoskeletal system. This system is essential for allowing mobility, activity and quality of life. Life is movement, movement is life. We promote strong bones, healthy muscles and supple joints. Stay Strong. We will use the best equipment, develop the best technology, research the best materials, train the best health professionals. We will always strive to improve our treatments. We encourage our patients to join our philosophy: Never stop moving.
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March 2019. Mr. Bennett along with medics and volunteers from Operation Walk Ireland have just arrived back after a very successful mission to Hanoi, Vietnam. The planning and organisation of this mission takes almost a year to become a reality. This time the number of surgeries completed increased to 100 joint replacements ! How amazing is that ! These surgeries are life changing , these patients would never have to opportunity or the resources to have such surgeries. Please take a look at some of the pictures from Operation Walk Ireland Mission 2019……more pictures to follow shortly…. Team 1 and Team 2 of Operation Walk Ireland Mr. Derek Bennett and team 2 departing Hanoi airport ….
FREE PUBLIC HEALTH TALK HIP & KNEE PAIN- YOUR TREATMENTS McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, Co.Mayo 7th November at 7.30pm sharp MC on the night Mr. Tommy Marren from Midwest Radio Guest Speakers Mr. Derek Bennett – Orthopaedic Specialist Dr.Ronan Ryan – Consultant Radiologist Liam Leonard – Chartered Physiotherapist – (Knees) David Ukich – Chartered Physiotherapist – ( Hips) Topics How do I know if I need joint replacement surgery ? Do I need an MRI scan ? Will arthroscopy help ? Conservative Treatments Rehabilitation after joint replacement surgery hip/knee Rapid recovery programme
In March 2018, 112 Medics and volunteers arrived at 108 Central Military Hospital in Hanoi to carry out life changing orthopaedic surgery on 56 people. A little info on Operation Walk Ireland. . . . Operation Walk originated in America -it was founded in 1996 by Dr. Larry Dorr, Los Angeles and later established internationally by Mr. Derek Bennett when he set up Operation Walk Ireland in 2016. Our mission brings us to the poverty-stricken Hanoi, Vietnam where life changing hip and knee surgeries are performed on patients who would not be able to afford such surgery. Last month a multi-disciplinary team, consisting of Surgeons, Physios, Nurses and Admin staff travelled to Hanoi in Vietnam. Patients were pre-selected for orthopaedic surgeries and in dire need of orthopaedic intervention The operations are performed in The 108 Military Hospital in Hanoi. Last year 64 joint replacements were performed in 4 days…. this year 56 operations were carried out 4 days. We are fortunate and thankful to two medical device companies who donated joint replacements to our Charity. Educating medical staff at The Military Hospital is also an important aspect to the Mission also. Vietnam is a county which has a population of […]
Meet our team who are dedicated to providing the best possible health care to our patients
Dr Brian Hynes
Position: Consultant Cardiologist
Dr Brian Hynes Cardiologists Galway University Hospital and now in Mayo Medical Center . Dr Hynes is committed to serving the The Mayo community by providing a superior standard of Cardiovascular care to our patients , utilising state of the art technology to provide care in a compassionate manner. Dr Hynes graduated with an honours degree from National University of Ireland Galway. He completed his general medical and specialist Irish cardiology training at St Vincent's, St James' Mater Misericordiae and Cork University hospitals. After a research fellowship at University College Cork, he undertook a two year advanced training sub-specialisation fellowship in vascular medicine and interventional cardiology at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Boston, USA before returning to Ireland as a Consultant Cardiologist.
Dr Faisal Sharif
Position: Consultant Cardiologist
Dr Sharif commenced his practice at Mayo Medical Centre in August 2016. Dr Sharif also practices in The Galway Clinic and the Bon Secours hospital Galway. Dr Sharif is a senior lecturer in Regenerative Medicine at National University of Ireland Galway and a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist for Galway University Hospitals. His research focuses on medical devices for cardiovascular medicine and translational research on vascular biology and myocardial regeneration. Dr Sharif's key area of interest is translational medicine focusing on cardiovascular clinical trials for medical devices and basic science outputs. Dr Sharif has been inducted as a Fellow to the Royal College of Physicians Ireland (FRCPI), the European Society of Cardiology (FESC), the American College of Cardiology (FACC). He is the Associate Director for Clinical Research Facitily Galway for cardiovascular trials.
Mr. Derek Bennett
Position: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon MCh, FRCSI, FRCS
Mr. Bennett is a Consultant Orthopaedic and trauma surgeon specialising in all aspects of primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery. He is Chairman of the Orthopaedic Department at Mayo General Hospital and has been an Orthopaedic Surgeon there for the last eleven years and in the Galway Clinic for the last ten years. He is a member and former chairman of the Irish Faculty of the AO Organisation. He is the only Irish Orthopaedic Surgeon on the European Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is Vice President of the Orthopaedic section of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland. He is a board member of the Irish American Orthopaedic Society as well as a board member of the Irish Osteoporosis Society. He is the Irish pioneer for rapid recovery surgery after hip and knee replacement and has introduced this programme into Mayo General Hospital.
Mr. Osman Yagoub
Position: Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon MBBS, FRCSI, DOT
Mr Osman is a consultant Orthopaedic and trauma surgeon who specialises in foot & ankle surgery and Osteoporosis. Mr Osman is a member of the Fragility Fracture Network (FFN), the Internal society for clinical densitometry (ISCD) and the American medical society. He has worked in Mayo General Hospital since 2005 having previously worked in Drogheda and Navan as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Cork University Hospital, St Vincent's Hospital and Cappagh National Hospital as a Registrar. In his spare time he likes to play chess and table tennis and has an interest in travelling.
Position: Chartered Physiotherapist MISCP,B.Phys.Ed, B.App.Sci(Physio), M.Sc(Sports & Exercise Medicine), Cert.Orth.Man.Therapy, CPSEM Level III Sports Physio
David graduated from university in Perth in 1990 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy). Prior to this he obtained a degree in Human Movement from the University of Western Australia. In 2009, he graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a Masters in Sports and Exercise Medicine and has been awarded the title of Level III Sports Physiotherapist by the Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine. In addition, he obtained a certificate in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy.He has practised in his native Australia, Norway, the USA and Ireland, primarily in private practice. He has worked extensively in sports physiotherapy and has travelled the world with his involvement in rugby union both as a physiotherapist and as a player. He is currently involved with the Trinity College Rugby Academy and has worked from club to international level with multiple sports including tennis, Australian football, cricket, basketball, triathlon, cycling, running and swimming. David also dedicates a lot of his time to educating and mentoring post-graduate physiotherapists and doctors as he is a lecturer, clinical supervisor and examiner on the Masters in Sports and Exercise Medicine programme at Trinity College Dublin.
Position: Chartered Physiotherapist, MSc Manual Therapy, MISCP,MMACP,MCSP,MCPMT
Liam has over 15 years experience working in both private and public practice both in Ireland and the UK where he qualified in 2000. He has worked in the UK public health service and with various elite underage rugby teams in Wales for 3 years. Since returning to Ireland in 2003 he has worked within the HSE and in private practice in Mayo Medical Centre. Liam is a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapy, UK Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, Member of the Society of Musculoskeletal Medicine and Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered physiotherapists. In 2012 Liam achieved the status of clinical specialist in musculoskeletal medicine and in 2015 he completed a post graduate certificate in musculoskeletal injection therapy. Liam’s interests include complex hip, knee and shoulder rehabilitation. Musculoskeletal health and injury prevention, osteoporosis and exercise and running, cycling and other endurance event injuries.