Kingsbridge provide timely access to quality healthcare, through our commitment to clinical excellence. We do so to meet the needs and expectations of all who use our services
We are delighted to announce that Mr Nicholas Hegarty has recently been granted admitting and
operating privileges at Kingsbridge Private Hosptial Sligo.
Mr Hegarty is an internationally trained urologist having trained in Ireland he graduated in University College Cork. He completed the Western Pre-fellowship Training Scheme in Surgery, working in Sligo General Hospital and University College Hospital Galway. He completed a PhD in University College Dublin. Following his training he spent 2 fellowship years in the world renowned Cleveland Clinic. He was appointed Consultant Urologist in Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospitals, London in 2006 and returned to Ireland in 2011 to take up a Consultant Urologist post in the Mater Private Hospital in Dublin.
Services that will be provided at St Joseph’s Hospital include comprehensive outpatient evaluation of key urological symptoms and conditions including haematuria, renal colic and stone disease, inguinoscrotal pain and swellings, erectile dysfunction, UTI, urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, BPH, elevated PSA and suspected prostate cancer.
Treatments that will be available in Sligo include flexible & rigid cystoscopy, urethral stricture dilatation, ureteric stent insertion and removal, circumcision, intracavernosal injections, inguinal and scrotal surgery.
More complex treatments and in-patient surgeries will be performed in Dublin and all cancers diagnosed will be referred for discussion at MDT meetings.