David A.J. O’Donovan, MD FRCSI, FRCSI (Plast)

Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon

A graduate of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1991, David specialised in Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery working and training in Toronto, Miami and Liverpool.   He has a special interest in Cosmetic Surgery, Paediatric Plastic Surgery as well as Ear Reconstruction Surgery, Breast Surgery and Surgery of the skin.  Since 2004 he has been practicing as a consultant and holds posts in The Hermitage Medical Clinic, St James Hospital, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin as well as The Blackrock Clinic.   He performs cosmetic procedures mostly in either The Hermitage Medical Clinic or The Blackrock Clinic.  David has a Master’s Thesis (MD) based on research, looking at new ways to prevent facial deformities in children having cancer treatments.  He  has been a member of the national committee of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) responsible for the training of young plastic surgeons in Ireland for the last 10 years.  He is the author of multiple peer reviewed papers and articles on a wide variety of plastic surgery topics since he commenced his training in plastic surgery in 1994.  David is a member and past secretary of the Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons (IAPS)  and is presently the national secretary representing Ireland at the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS).

MB Bch BAO LRCP&SI 1991 Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
FRCSI 1995 Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
FRCSI (Plast) 2000 Glasgow
Masters of Medicine (MD) 2003 University College Dublin

Present Posts
St James’s Hospital
Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital
Hermitage Medical Clinic
Blackrock Clinic

Breast Surgery
Aesthetic Surgery

Ear Reconstruction Surgery
Paediatric Plastic Surgery
Surgery of the Skin


Referrals to:

Institute of Dermatologists, 10 Pembroke Place, Ballsbridge, D4

Telephone: 01 6459565

Email: [email protected]