Mr Kevin Harrington qualified as a doctor in Dublin in 1982. He has been practising obstetrics (care of the pregnant woman) and gynaecology (non-pregnant pelvic problems) since 1986, appointed as a Consultant in 1995. During his training, he started performing keyhole surgery at St. George’s Hospital in 1989, after receiving extensive training in more conventional open and vaginal surgery. In obstetrics, his particular interest in high-risk pregnancies and ultrasound and has published widely in this area.
He has a particular interest in the use of ultrasound in the diagnosis of problems, and the use of minimal access (keyhole) approach to surgery. Mr Harrington has been a trainer in both ultrasounds as well as minimal access laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery.