Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist –
Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist
Dr. Richard Horgan MB BCh BAO BMedSci MRCOG MRCPI PhD
Maternal Fetal Medicine , obstetric ultrasound, high risk pregnancy, fetal growth, placental complications of pregnancy. General Gynaecology.
Phone: 01 874 2115 (Private)
Phone: 01 874 0992 (Semi-Private)
Dr. Richard Horgan is a Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with subspecialty training in Maternal Fetal Medicine. His clinical areas of interest are obstetric ultrasound, high risk pregnancy, fetal growth, placental complications of pregnancy, antenatal care and benign gynaecology.
Dr. Richard Horgan graduated in Medicine from University College Cork in 1998. His specialist registrar training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology was in Ireland. During this time he also completed his PhD Thesis after three years of full-time research into abnormal fetal growth, between University College Cork and the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. He has published and presented his research nationally and internationally. Dr. Horgan has also been involved in teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level throughout his career.
His subspecialty training in Maternal Fetal Medicine was in Toronto, Canada. Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto is the largest high risk obstetric unit in Canada and has one of the most successful Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship Programs in North America.
Dr. Horgan commenced as a Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist at University Hospital Kerry and Cork University Maternity Hospital in 2015. At University Hospital Kerry, Richard led the Perinatal Medicine Team with responsibility for High-Risk and Fetal Medicine Clinics and establishing a Fetal Medicine service including anatomy scanning. Following setting up this service among others, Richard took up the post of Consultant at the Rotunda in 2017.
He welcomes referrals for pre-conception counselling, prenatal diagnosis and testing, antenatal care, antenatal ultrasound and general gynaecology. He is also delighted to care for healthy mothers and babies.
His philosophy is to be there to support you and your partner with attention to detail, caring for you into motherhood with your new baby. He is committed to patient care and in delivering a safe, efficient, individualised and evidence based service.