Mr. Liam Devane
- UPMC Whitfield Hospital
MB BCh BAO, MD, FRCSI (General & Colorectal)Professional Profile
Based in UPMC Whitfield Hospital and University Hospital Waterford, Mr. Liam Devane, a Tipperary native, specialises in general, colon, and rectal surgery. Known for his patient-centred approach, Mr. Devane is committed to ensuring comfort and confidence in every aspect of care.
Mr. Devane is particularly skilled in robotic abdominal and pelvic surgery. His training and experience have enabled him to establish and lead the Robotic Surgery Programme at University Hospital Waterford, where he currently serves as the Chair of Robotic Surgery. Working with a multidisciplinary team, Mr. Devane offers comprehensive treatment plans for cancer and gastrointestinal diseases. His proficiency in minimally invasive surgeries, including robotic, laparoscopic, endoscopic, and transanal techniques, ensures precise treatment and faster recovery.
Mr. Devane completed his medical education and subsequently, a research-based Doctorate of Medicine at University College Dublin. He then undertook twelve years of rigorous surgical training through the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, earning a Fellowship in General and Colorectal Surgery. Continuing his pursuit of excellence, Mr. Devane further specialised at AdventHealth in Orlando, among the largest and preeminent medical institutions in North America. There, he refined his expertise in robotic and minimally invasive surgery, earning accolades for his contributions. His career is also marked by a distinguished record in research, academic publications, and surgical training, underscoring his commitment to the advancement of surgical practices.
Areas of Professional Expertise:
- Colon & rectal cancers
- Direct access colonoscopy and gastroscopy
- Haemorrhoids, anal fistula & fissures
- Abdominal & groin hernias
- Gallbladder disease
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Rectal prolapse & faecal incontinence