David Galvin

Consultant Urologist, St Vincents and Mater University Hospitals, Dublin and National Clinical Lead for Prostate Cancer, Ireland


Graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Dublin in 1996 and surgical training was completed in Galway, Ireland. Performed my MD Thesis at the Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin into the effects of outflow obstruction on the human bladder. Completed my Higher Surgical Training in Urology and was awarded my Urology Fellowship from the RCSI in 2008. I completed the Urological Oncology Fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York in 2010 and was appointed Consultant Urological Oncologist at St. Vincent’s and the Mater University hospitals in 2011 and became National Lead for Prostate Cancer in 2012 through the National Cancer Program. Clinical work consists of surgical treatment for prostate, bladder and kidney cancer. Research interests focus on clinical outcomes in prostate cancer and was awarded €1.5m by Movember to develop a National Prostate cancer registry in Ireland.