Mr Robert Kennedy

Consultant Breast, Endocrine & General Surgeon

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Member of Association of Breast Surgery Screening & Audit committee. Quality Assurance Surgeon for the Northern Ireland NHS Breast Screening Programme and council member at Action Cancer.

Mr Robert Kennedy is a Consultant Surgeon in the South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust, based at the Ulster Hospital, Dundonald. He sees private general surgical and endocrine patients at the Kingsbridge Private Hospital on a Tuesday afternoon. (Breast referrals are seen at the Ulster Independent Clinic on Tuesday evenings.) Most of his training has taken place in Northern Ireland and Scotland but he has also trained in Australia.

Mr Robert Kennedy is a member of the Association of Breast Surgeons and of The British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons. He was previously the Quality Assurance surgeon for the NHS Breast Screening Programme in Northern Ireland, a member of the Screening and Audit committee at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and chaired the Northern Ireland Clinical Reference Group for Breast Cancer.

Current NHS Posts 

Consultant General, Breast and Endocrine Surgeon in the South Eastern HSC Trust.

Personal profile

Keen sportsman. Premier league cricketer for Ballymena for many years until 2014.

Council member of Mission Africa Charity.

Qualifications

MB ChB

University of Dundee medical school 1992

MD

Queens University of Belfast 2001

FRCS

General Surgery 2003

Additional Training

Fellow in Breast Endocrine and Surgical Oncology

Royal Adelaide Hospital 2002

Member of British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons

Professional bodies

Associate Clinical Director of Surgery, Ulster Hospital, Dundonald (2019-)

Treatments and areas of interest

  • Hernias
  • Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery
  • Thyroidectomy for benign and malignant disease
  • Parathyroid disease
  • Surgery for skin and subcutaneous lesions

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