Kieran OFlynn

Kieran O’Flynn


Kieran O’Flynn graduated from University College Dublin in 1982. He obtained his FRCSI in 1986, before moving to working in Scotland in 1987. He worked as a clinical lecturer in Sheffield from 1989-1991 and then became a senior registrar in Urology in Manchester gaining his specialist certification, FRCS(Urol), in 1994. He has been a consultant Urologist at Salford Royal Foundation Trust (now the Northern Care Alliance) since 1994 with an interest in functional, neuro-urology and reconstruction.

He has served as Clinical Director for surgery at SRFT from 2002-2006, Regional advisor for the North West region in Urology and was Director of Education for the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) from 2006-2010. He served as chairman of the Specialist Advisory Committee in Urology from 2010-2012 which oversees training in Urology in the UK and Ireland. From 2013-2016, he chaired the Intercollegiate Board of Urology responsible for setting and running the FRCS(Urol) examination. After serving as Treasurer of BAUS, he served as President of the Association from 2016-2018.

Over the last three years he has been the national co-chair of the Getting it Right First Time (GIRFT) for Urology, supporting recovery of elective and emergency care in the specialty nationally. His awards include an ad eundem fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, UK Urology trainer of the year in 2013 and the BAUS Gold medal in 2019. He has written over 100 peer review papers, 12 book chapters, 3 textbooks /manuals and delivered over 200 invited lectures.