Vascular Surgery

Vascular Services
Cork University Hospital
Phone +353(0)21 4922318  & +353 (0)21 4234527

The Division of General Surgery / Urology encompassing Vascular Surgery provides diagnostic, therapeutic and surveillance services to the South of Ireland in an academic environment with specific emphasis on Surgical Oncology, Vascular Surgery, Urology and Colorectal Surgery. The seven full-time and 4 part-time consultant surgeons each have subspecialty expertise, with expressed interest in different surgical diseases. Cork University Hospital is a regional cancer centre with particular emphasis on Breast and Colorectal cancer. CUH is an acknowledged centre of excellence for Breast Disease.

The vascular surgery services are provided in a multidisciplinary environment with a special emphasis on minimally invasive endovascular therapies.

Our facilities include: 

  • Operating Theatre
  • Surgical Ward and General Intensive Care Unit for in-patient care
  • Hybrid Theatre: A dedicated vascular operating theatre specially designed for minimally invasive (endovascular) interventions
  • Ambulatory Veins Unit: A dedicated unit specifically for minimally invasive (local anaesthetic) treatment of varicose veins

Access to Services

We welcome referrals from General Practitioners (via Health Link ) and Consultants. A referral letter can be sent to:  

  • Central Appointments
  • Cork University Hospital
  • Wilton
  • Cork 

Referrals may also be addressed to specific consultants: Mr. Greg Fulton or Mr. Brian Manning

Our Clinical Specialists

The vascular surgery service is provided by a team of doctors and nurses including Consultant Vascular Surgeons, Mr. Greg Fulton and Mr. Brian Manning, doctors-in-training, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Ward sisters and Staff nurses. The service is supported by hospital managers and administration staff, and care is provided in a multidisciplinary environment closely linked with Interventional Radiology, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Stroke Medicine, Nephrology and Cardiothoracic Surgery in particular.