Eithne enjoys being part of a specialist multi-disciplinary team, working alongside colleagues who aim to provide the very best patient-centred care.
Having graduated as a dentist from Guys hospital in 1988, Eithne embarked on her junior hospital training posts in the South West. She was awarded her Fellowship in Oral Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland in 1992 and from the Royal College of Surgeons England in 1998. She was registered as a Specialist Oral Surgeon with the General Dental Council in 2001.
Eithne completed her MSc in Palliative Medicine at Bristol in 2008, with a research interest in quality of life for patients with oral/head and neck cancer. Her main clinical interests are the surgical management of diseases and disorders of the mouth and she routinely carries out dental extractions and minor oral surgery. Eithne also has many years of experience in the administration of Botox for therapeutic use in the management of facial pain.
Working part-time as a Consultant Oral Surgeon at Peninsula School of Medicine and Dentistry, Exeter, she is programme lead for the recently established MSc course. She works part-time as an Associate Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at University Hospitals Bristol, where she also teaches and examines both undergraduates and postgraduates and is a clinical supervisor for trainees in Oral Surgery. Eithne is a founding partner of Bristol Dental Specialists and brings a wealth of hospital experience to the practice.
Eithne’s four children keep her rather busy but she likes to squeeze in some social running, cycling and dancing in her spare time.