After graduating from Queen’s University Belfast in 1999, Professor Mark O’Donnell completed his surgical training on the Northern Ireland Surgical Training Rotation. He has passed the United States Medical Licensing Board Examinations prior to completing a Vascular and Endovascular Fellowship at the World-Renowned Mayo Clinic between 2012 and 2014. He was recently awarded first place in the European Board of Vascular Surgery Examination in 2015.
During his surgical training, Professor O’Donnell established a prolific publishing interest with over 100 publications in PubMed Indexed Peer-Reviewed journals, over 100 published abstracts and more than 250 international and national presentations. He has previously been awarded the Society of Vascular Surgery International Scholar Award, Society of Academic Surgery Prize and Belfast City Hospital Young Investigator of the Year.
His recent move back to the Northern Ireland Vascular Centre based at the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust in April 2017 recognises his continued commitment to high quality, patient focussed clinical care in one of the largest vascular units in Great Britain and Ireland. With regard to his Private Practice, Professor O’Donnell performs office consultations for all aspects of primary and complex arterial, venous and lymphatic disease at the Newry Clinic. Treatments provided include;
Minimally invasive endovenous (catheter) treatment of varicose veins under local anaesthetic
Open operative surgery for varicose veins
Sclerotherapy for varicose veins
Carotid surgery for prevention of stroke
Open and endovascular aortic aneurysm surgery
Minimally invasive and open bypass surgery for complex circulatory problems
Diabetic foot disease salvage
Thoracic outlet syndrome treatment
Further information can be obtained from Professor O’Donnell’s website;