Mr. Derek Bennett Orthopaedic Specialist/ Surgeon was in Derry earlier this month speaking on the EU Cross Border initiative ie how patients in Northern Ireland can apply for funding get their hip surgery completed in The Galway Clinic under his care . If anyone has any queries in relation to this please ring 0949020202.
New President of The Irish- American Orthopaedic Society ( IAOS)
Congratulations to Mr. Derek Bennett Orthopaedic Specialist who has been inducted as President of The
Irish-American Orthopaedic Society ( IAOS) in Las Vegas recently
(The Irish American Orthopaedic Society is a professional organization for orthopaedic surgeons who are Irish, of Irish descent, or have trained in an Irish University. Through cooperation with other Irish American organizations and by building positive relationships with medical colleagues across the Atlantic )
L to R : Dr. Edward R McDevitt, Mr. Derek Bennett and Dr. Don O Malley (Outgoing President of The IAOS)
IT’S ALL GO AT MAYO MEDICAL CENTRE……..
Thank you !
To all who attended our recent public talk in Enniskillen, we hope our evening was informative please click on the below link which will bring you to information regarding EU Cross Border Directive .
Wed 6th March 2019
Free Information Night on Hip Replacement
Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel, Enniskillen at 7.30pm
Mr. Derek Bennett- Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon- Hip Replacement Surgery
Dr. Conor Farrell G.P
Mr. David Ukich, Chartered Physiotherapist
Topics include EU Cross Border Directive Scheme
Speed of access
Rapid Recovery Hip & Knee Replacement
7TH November 2018 – Free Public Health Talk
July 2018 – World Knee Project Team
Mr.Derek Bennett Orthopaedic Specialist has just returned back from a very successful international conference at The TriStar Centennial Advanced Joint Replacement Institute, Nashville .
L to R : Chris Burgess , Snr Engineer , Signature Orthopaedics , Dr Michael Christie, Director of Southern Joint Replacement Institute, Mr. Derek Bennett, Orthopaedic Specialist , Declan Brazil CEO of Signature Orthopaedics, Dr Michael Mason Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery :New England Baptist Hospital , Boston and Dr.Orville Samuels, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Kingston , Jamaica
L to R : Mr Derek Bennett , Orthopaedic Surgeon and Mr Declan Brazil CEO of Signature Orthopaedics
Mr.Derek Bennett pictured with Doug Jackson President & CEO of Project CURE , Nashville.
Project CURE is a charity with over 25,000 volunteers which donate refurbished medical equipment to third world hospitals and clinics.
April 2018 – MAC weekend
The largest specialist joint replacement conference in Ireland took place in Westport, Co.Mayo from 20th to 22nd of April 2018
Orthopaedic Specialists from all over the globe gathered in Knockranny House Hotel ,Westport for the 10th Anniversary of the Mayo Arthroplasty Conference (MAC) .
Left to right : Dr Don O’Malley, President of the Irish American Orthopaedic Society , Dr . Georgios Macheras, President of European Hip Society, Mr. Michael Ring TD , Minister for Rural & Community Development, Dr . Gerald Williams President of American Acadamy of Orthopaedic Surgery , Mr Derek Bennett President- elect of the Irish American Orthopaedic Society .Mr Gerry McCoy Immediate past President of the Irish Orthopaedic Association . Mr David Beverland , President of the Irish orthopaedic Association . More pictures to follow soon !
March 2018 – Operation Walk Ireland
Mr Bennett once again joined
the Operation Walk Ireland Team
on their mission to Hanoi, Vietnam.
Well done to all involved on this very successful trip.
Please click on the links below to watch a short video clip of their trip
Consultant Orthopaedic Specialists Mr. Derek Bennett
and Mr.David Cogley pictured with Minister Andrew Doyle and Cáit Moran, Irish Ambassador to Vietnam who visited the Operation Walk Ireland Team in Vietnam recently.
February 2018 – New Audiology Clinic opens at Mayo Medical Centre.
We are delighted to welcome Audiology Medical Services.
Audiology Medical Services offers Adult and Paediatric diagnostic hearing tests.
To make an appointment, please ring 1800 501 501
January 2018 – We welcomed Caroline Brosnihan –Dietician/ Nutritionist to Mayo Medical Centre.
Mayo Medical Centre is please to announce that Caroline Brosnihan, Consultant Dietitian & Performance Nutritionist is now available for consultation every Tuesday ( by appointment only ). Caroline has extensive experience and success with providing weight loss advice and healthy eating plans. Caroline’s specific areas of interest include weight loss, heart health, bone health, digestive health and sports nutrition.
Caroline graduated as a Dietitian from Robert Gordon University Aberdeen, Scotland with a BSc First Class Honours Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics and specialised in Sports Nutrition at St Mary’s University, Twickenham. Prior to completing her Nutrition & Dietetics degree, Caroline studied Heath Science & Physiology at I.T. Carlow.
Caroline has experience working in hospitals and the community and since 2014 and also works at her private clinic Connacht Nutrition & Dietetic Clinic. She has also served as Dietitian and Nutritionist to Mayo GAA football team.
Appointments are strictly by booking only , please ring Mayo Medical Centre on 094 9020202 if you wish to book an
appointment with Caroline.
Clinics are held every Tuesday at Mayo Medical Centre
Mr Bennett is attending the annual Bristol Hip Arthroplasty Course 2017.
We are hosting another public information Evening about Osteoporosis at Breaffy House Hotel on Thursday 16th November 2017. Speakers on the night include Mr Derek Bennett Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon , Liam Leonard Chartered Physiotherapist, Carmel Silke Consultant Rheumatologist and Professor Moira O Brien President of the Irish Osteoporosis Society. MCA on the night is David Ukich Charted Physiotherapist.
Mr Bennett attended Hip & Knee Revision Forum in Cannes, France
We held a Public Information Evening about Healthy Heart at Breaffy House Hotel . Thank you to our wonderful MC, Angelia Nugent from Midwest Radio and to our guest speakers Dr. Faial Sharif ( Consultant Cardiologist ) , Dr.Brian Hynes ( Consultant Cardiologist) , Caroline Brosnihan ( Nutritionist) , Ailish Houlihan ( Croi Nurse ) and Andy Moran ( Mayo GAA and The Movement Gym).
Ray Moylette – World & European Boxing Champion having a Body Composition Scan at Mayo Medical Centre. Picture with Eileen, Madeline and Joanann from Mayo Medical Centre.
Irish American Orthopaedic Society
Pictured at a recent function :
L to R : Dr. Don O Malley, President Irish American Society . Mr. David Beverland , Incoming President, Irish Orthopaedic Society and Mr. Derek Bennett, Vice President Irish American Orthopaedic Society
We had the pleasure of carrying out Full Body Composition Scans on some members of the Mayo Ladies football team recently.
Pic : Mr. Bennett Orthopeadic Consultant , Susan DXA Technologist , Cora Staunton, Aileen Gilroy and Rachel Kearns
Mr. Bennett represents Ireland on the European Board of Orthopaedics and Traumatology in Bergen Sweden. Pictured on the left with the Norwegian representative Dr Kari Indrekvam and EBOT President Dr Paulo Felicissimo.
On the 18th May Mayo Medical Centre hosted a public information evening on Arthritis and Weight Management in Breaffy House Hotel. Our panel of experts on the night included Mr Derek Bennett (Orthopaedic Surgeon), Mr Chris Collins (Bariatric surgeon), Dr Francis Finucane (Endocrinologist) and Caroline Brosnihan (Dietitian). We would like to thank all those who turned out on the night, to our speakers for sharing their expertise with us, to Breaffy House Hotel for facilitating us and to the Mayo Branch of Arthritis Ireland for their support.
OPERATION WALK IRELANDMr. Derek Bennett and the Irish team head to Vietnam as the first ever European chapter of Operation Walk.
Operation Walk is an American based charity which perform hip and knee replacements in third world countries where these life changing operations are not available. Operation Walk was set up in 1996 by Dr Larry Dorr, Los Angeles and has since expanded to form 15 separate chapters in North America. The first independent Operation Walk Ireland mission is currently underway in Vietnam where Mr Bennett and a group of 60 medics are hard at work performing joint replacements, while at the same time educating the Vietnamese surgeons, anaesthetists, nurses and physiotherapists.
Mayo Medical Centre would like to congratulate our very own Dr Faisal Shaif on his appointment as Director of Bio Innovate Ireland. BioInnovate Ireland is a Standford affiliated programme at NUIGwhich brings together doctors, engineers, designers and experts in the field of business to identify and find solutions to unmet clinical needs. To read the article in full. Please click the following link
April 2nd: Dr Faisal Sharif speaks on Midwest Radio about the new cardiology services at the Mayo Medical Centre .To listen to the clip please see link in our media section below.
March 30th: Operation Walk medical relief shipment leaves the warehouse in Galway bound for Hanoi, Vietnam. 2 1/2 tonnes of medical supplies worth €600,000 were shipped. Congratulations to all concerned in Operation Walk Ireland for their huge efforts.
March 17th 2017Mr. Derek Bennett elected vice president of the Irish American Orthopaedic Society.
Pictured on the left with his Excellency Kevin O’Malley US Ambassador to Ireland.
February 7th: Mr Derek Bennett was interviewed on the Sean O’Rourke show on RTE 1 in relation to initiatives to shorten the waiting list for joint replacements in Ireland. To listen to the interview in full please click the link below.