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Mr. Breandán Long

Mr. Breandán Long
  • Orthopaedics
  • Referral Contact Information
  • Tel: 056-7723252
  • Fax: 056-7723253
  • Locations
  • UPMC Aut Even Hospital
  • Sub-specialties
  • Knee Sports Injuries
  • Shoulder
  • Hand
Qualifications

FRCSI, FFSEM

Professional Profile

Mr. Breandán Long has considerable experience in treating all complex knee sport injuries. He has pioneered in Ireland the use of the larger 5 strand hamstring tendon graft for ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) tears. He also has considerable experience in redo ACL surgery using bone patellar bone graft and also the quadriceps tendon graft.

He has a particular interest in the rehab of ACL injuries and the use of isokinetic testing. His other area of particular interest is shoulder surgery, where he has specialist expertise in treating rotator cuff tears, impingement syndrome, acromioclavicular joint degeneration and frozen shoulder. These procedures are keyhole and are performed using the arthroscope.

Mr. Long also treats all kinds of tendinopathies, such as tennis elbow, jumper’s knee, De Quervain’s synovitis in the wrist and achilles tendonitis using a variety of treatments including platelet injections and surgery.

Special interests:

  • ACL reconstruction
  • Patella stabilisation surgery
  • Patella tendinopathy decompression
  • Cartilage repair
  • Shoulder rotator cuff repair
  • Arthroscopic shoulder stabilisation
  • Labral repair
  • Arthroscopic shoulder decompression