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Mr Colin Riordan

FRCSI (Plast), EUR.DIP HAND SURG (FESSH) Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Colin Riordan qualified in Medicine from Trinity College Dublin in 1996. He completed his early surgical training in Dublin and was awarded the MRCS qualification in 2000. He then travelled to the USA and completed a research fellowship in wound healing at the Department of Plastic Surgery at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. His research has been honored with numerous awards including the OrthoMcNeill Young Investigator Award by the North American Wound Healing Association, the Glancy Bowl Award by the South Eastern American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Gasper W Anatasi Award by the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons and the best paper presentation at the American Association of Hand Surgeons 2007 (read more).

He returned to Ireland at the end of 2001 to complete Higher Surgical Training in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. In 2006 he was awarded a travelling Scholarship by the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand and undertook periods of study at the prestigious Hand Center in Malmö, Sweden and Derby, UK.  Following this he undertook a year of additional specialized training in cosmetic plastic surgery at the internationally recognized Akademikliniken hospital in Stockholm, Sweden.

He returned to Ireland at the end of 2007 and commenced practice as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Blackrock Clinic and St. Vincent’s University Hospital. His areas of special interest include Cosmetic/Aesthetic Surgery, Breast Surgery and Reconstructive/Hand Surgery.

It was during his time as a fellow at Akademikliniken in 2007 that the concept of opening a similar clinic in Ireland was formulated, which led to the opening of the first Akademikliniken Partner Clinic, The Aesthetic Institute in Dublin in September 2011.

Colin Riordan is listed on the Irish Medical Council Specialist Register of Plastic Surgeons and is a member of the Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons (IAPS), Irish Hand Surgery Society (IHSS) and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS).

To make an appointment for a consultation with Consultant Plastic Surgeon Mr Colin Riordan, please call 01 491 5738 or email for more information.