Cornelius Cooney has over 30 years of experience in the area of anaesthesiology, intensive care medicine, with a major focus in operative and perioperative care of patients. He worked at Tallaght University Hospital until 2012, where he was head of Department for two years. Following this time, he continued patient care in Clane General Hospital, The Hermitage Medical Centre, Blackrock Clinic, the Beacon Hospital and St. Patrick’s Hospital.
He graduated with a B.Sc. and M.Sc. from University College Cork (UCC), obtained a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota and completed his Post-Doctoral research fellowship in UCC.
After graduating from Medicine at UCC in 1982, he held a number of Senior House Officer/Registrar positions at the Cork University Hospital, followed by anaesthesia training. He completed an advanced Clinical Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. He lectured at Harvard University. He worked at the Shriners Hospital for Children and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Boston.
Cornelius, now retired from clinical practice, has is a fellow of The College of Anaesthetists of Ireland and remains a life member of the American Society of Anaesthesiology and is registered with the Irish Medical Council.