Mr. Ruaidhrí McVey


Gynaecological Oncology



In 2002, Mr McVey graduated with honours from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland MB BCh BAO LRCP&SI (Hons). Prior to commencing his training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology he completed basic surgical training at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in 2005 and was awarded MRCSI. Subsequently Mr. McVey was awarded dual Memberships of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland, MRCPI, and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists UK, MRCOG. Mr. McVey received his academic Doctorate, MD, from the National University of Ireland in 2013 for his curriculum development work in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland [RCSI]. He was awarded a Masters in Clinical Education from University College Galway and a Masters in Healthcare Leadership and Management from the RCSI.

In 2015 Mr. McVey was the only person to successfully complete the internationally renowned three-year Gynaecologic Oncology Fellowship program through the University of Toronto based at the Princess Margaret Cancer Center and the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center in Canada. Mr. McVey is the only gynaecologist in Ireland who has completed a Robotic Surgery training program as an integral component of a gynaecological oncology fellowship. 

On completion of his training Mr McVey was appointed as a Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist at the Mater Misericordiae Hospital and St Vincent’s University Hospital.

His specialist interests include: Minimally Invasive Surgery [specifically Robotic Surgery] for uterine, cervical, vulval cancers and upfront Primary Debulking Surgery for ovarian cancer, as well as Prophylactic Risk Reducing Surgery for hereditary breast and ovarian cancers and colposcopy.