Prof William Kirwan Prof William O. Kirwan

Professor of Surgery and Head of Department

Contact Details

e-mail: kirwan@pmc.edu.my


  • Undergraduate training University College Cork MB, BCh, BAO 1966
  • Postgraduate training Ireland, UK Edinburgh, USA Cleveland Clinic
  • Formerly consultant surgeon Cork University Hospital 1976-2012 and Professor University College Cork
  • Past president Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Member Executive Management Board Cork University Hospital
  • Member of Council Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • Specialty Colorectal Surgery
  • Member National Cancer Forum

Research Interests

  • Colorectal cancer
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Intestinal motility