Mr David O'Donovan

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Mr David O'Donovan

Mr David O'Donovan graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1991, and went on to specialise in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, working and training in some of the worlds top institutes of Plastic Surgery in Toronto, Miami and Liverpool. He completed an MD Thesis examining methods to prevent facial deformities in children undergoing cancer treatments.

Mr O'Donovan specialises in Cosmetic Surgery, Paediatric Plastic Surgery, Ear Reconstruction Surgery, Breast Surgery and Dermatological Surgery. He has been practicing as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon since 2004 and holds posts in St James Hospital, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin, the Blackrock Clinic and the Hermitage Medical Clinic.

He is the author of multiple peer reviewed papers and articles on a wide variety of plastic surgery topics since commencing his training in plastic surgery in 1994. He has been a member of the national committee of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) responsible for the training of Plastic Surgery Specialist Registrars in Ireland for the past 10 years. David is a member and past secretary of the Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons (IAPS) and is presently the National Secretary representing Ireland at the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS).


  • MB Bch BAO LRCP&SI 1991 Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • FRCSI 1995 Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • FRCSI (Plast) 2000 Glasgow
  • Masters of Medicine (MD) 2003 University College Dublin

Current posts

  • St James’s Hospital
  • Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital
  • Hermitage Medical Clinic
  • Blackrock Clinic


  • Breast Surgery
  • Aesthetic Surgery
  • Ear Reconstruction Surgery
  • Paediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Surgery of the Skin

Contact Details

Tel: 01 645 9565
Secretary: Ciara