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Professor Simon Cross

General Surgery Vascular Surgery

Professional Profile

1981:   Graduate of Medical School of Trinity College, Dublin.

1986:   Completed Western Basic Surgical Training Scheme (Galway) with the following degrees and Diplomas: Master of Medical Science NUI, FRCSI, FRCS(Ed)

1988:   Completed International Research Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina, USA.

1991:   Completed Middle Grade Registrar Training, Guy’s Hospital London & St. James’ Hospital, Dublin.

1991:   Doctorate in Medicine (MD): “Vein Graft Vasomotor Contractility”

1994:   Intercollegiate Examination in General Surgery with declared Special Interest in Vascular Surgery

1995:   Completion of National Senior Registrar Training Programme in General Surgery (rotating through St.      Vincent’s Hospital, Meath & Adelaide Hospitals, Mater Hospital & Beaumont Hospital).

1995:   Appointment as Consultant Vascular Surgeon & Honorary Senior Lecturer to Aberdeen University and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

2001:   Appointment as Consultant General & Vascular Surgeon, Waterford Regional Hospital.

2004:   Appointment as Senior Lecturer in Surgery, Medical School, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

2012:     Appointment as Honorary Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, Medical School, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland


Professor Cross has clinical expertise in the following areas: Vascular surgery : Carotid artery disease Aneurysmal disease (including endovascular treatment) Acute and critical ischaemia of the leg (open and endovascualar) Diabetic foot disease Varicose veins (managed by surgery, endoluminal thermal ablation – laser) Venous ulcer disease Deep vein occlusion/incompetence Thoracic outlet syndrome Hyperhydrosis (including thorascopic sympathectomy) Raynaud’s disease Renal access surgery Arteriovenous malformations Lymphoedema General Surgery (including biliary surgery and hernia surgery, open and laparoscopic) Emergency Surgery Endoscopy


MD., M.Med.Sci., FRCSI(Gen)., FRCS(Ed)


Below are publications by Professor Simon Cross. Click on a link to view or download a publication.