BSc., BMedSc., MB., MSc. (Pain Management), PhD. FCARSCI, FFPMCAI, FIPP
Dr. Dominic Hegarty practises as a Consultant in Pain Management & Neuromodulation at the Orthopaedic and Spine centre, Mater Private Hospital, Cork. He is the President Elect of the World Institute Of Pain, and Medical consultant to BioWaveGO - a new drug free pain relief device.
Dr. Hegarty is recognized as one of Europe’s foremost interventional pain management doctors who is constantly developing new pain techniques to deal with the most complex cases in this area. He is the holder of a doctrine degree (Ph.D., UCC), Master of Science (MSc., Edinburgh) and Fellowships in Ireland, USA (FIPP) and London (Royal College of Medicine) in the area of Pain Management.
Dominic has specialised in pain management over the last two decades and his expertise in this area is regularly sought by national media and in the High Court on medical legal matters. Dr. Hegarty has secured over €3 million in research grants and sponsorship over the last three years. He continues to collaborate with innovation centres and industry in order to provide the best solutions to help individuals who have to deal with chronic pain on a daily basis.
In addition to his teaching posts, Dr. Hegarty was awarded the unique position of Honorary Consultant at Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospital, London. He co-founded the division of Pain Medicine in the Department of Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine in Cork at University Hospital and South infirmary & Victoria Hospital in Cork, where he served as a consultant for eight years in the Health Service Executive (HSE) before joining the Mater Private Hospital Cork.
Dr. Hegarty is the founder and Clinical director of Pain Relief Ireland, a medical practise focused on integrated pain management options for those with chronic pain. In addition to his busy clinical workload, Dr. Hegarty is President Elect of World Institute Of Pain underlining his ambition to improve pain practise globally.