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Michael O'Sullivan

Qualifications: FCA(RCSI), MRCS, FJFICM

Title: Consultant Anaesthesiologist and Clinical Senior Lecturer


  • Head of Department of Anaesthesia, SIVUH
  • College Tutor, College of Anaesthetists of Ireland (CAI)
  • Lead for Paediatric Anaesthesia, SIVUH
  • Chair of Sepsis Committee, SIVUH

Hospital: South Infirmary-Victoria University Hospital (SIVUH)

Subspeciality interest/training:

  • Paediatric Anaesthesia (Consultant at Temple Street Children’s University Hospital, Dublin 2015; Fellowship in Anaesthesia at Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto 2011/12)
  • Regional Anaesthesia (Fellowship in Regional Anaesthesia at Cork University Hospital 2013/14)
  • Cardiac Anaesthesia (Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Transoesophageal Echo at The Heart Hospital, London 2014/15)

Teaching Interests:

  • Anaesthetic trainees: CAI Membership and Fellowship curriculum
  • UCC medical students: MED3/GEM2 curriculum
  • Anaesthetic nurses: Tutor for Level 8 Foundation Programme for Anaesthetic nurses
  • Faculty member , Airway Management Workshop, CAI
  • Faculty member, Paediatric Anaesthesia Simulation Course, CAI

Research Interests: Paediatric anaesthesia; airways; patient safety

Supervised Projects: Analysis of dosage of propofol at induction of anaesthesia. S. Murphy, M. O’Sullivan.  UCC

Final Med Project 2018.

  • Medical Gas Cylinder expiry dates. A.B. Philip, M. O’Sullivan, S. Mannion. Letter to Editor, Anaesthesia January 2018.
  • Audit of Induction of Anaesthesia in Paediatric Patients. R. Haydar, L. Murphy, M. O’Sullivan. Poster presentation ESPA Congress, Glasgow, 2017.
  • Retrograde Intubation - Its role in the difficult airway. K. Doody, T. Hennessy, M. O’Sullivan. Oral Presentation CAI Annual Congress, 2016.


Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine