/ Dr Cormac Breatnach
Qualificaitons: MB BCh BAO, MRCPI, FJFICMI
- 2010-Present Consultant in Paediatric Intensive Care Medicine, OLCHC
- 2011-Present Director of Research, The Division of Intensive Care Medicine, OLCHC
- 2016-Present Chair of the Tri-Hospital Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee
- 2015-2018 Clinical Lead for the Irish Paediatric Acute Transport Service
- 2015-Present Chair of the National Neonatal Standard Concentration Infusion Working Group
Dr Cormac Breatnach received his medical degree from University College Dublin in 2001. Following this he embarked on a career in paediatrics in Ireland, completing both the General Professional and Higher Specialist Training schemes. In 2007 he took up a Fellowship in Intensive Care Medicine at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, London, in addition to operating with the Children’s Acute Transport Service. In 2008 he moved on to a Fellowship in Critical Care at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto, where he completed his sub-specialist training before returning home to take up a position as Consultant in Paediatric Intensive Care Medicine at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Dublin, in 2010. He is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at TCD and has a research interest in novel modes of mechanical ventilation, oxygen kinetics, post-operative pharmacokinetics and systems of care.