Siobhan O’Ceallaigh qualified in Medicine from University College Dublin in 1996. Following early plastic surgical training in Ireland, she moved to Manchester in 2002 to undergo a research fellowship at the University of Manchester. Following the awarding of her doctoral thesis in 2005, Siobhan commenced higher surgical training in plastic and cosmetic surgery in the North West training region. Following awarding of the FRCS (plast) fellowship in plastic surgery, she became a National Oncoplastic Breast fellow where she undertook her fellowship at the renowned Nottingham Breast Institute learning about the management of all aspects of breast cancer treatment as well as refining skills in breast reconstruction and aesthetics. She also undertook a National cosmetic surgery training fellowship in Nottingham.
On awarding of her Certificate of Specialist training and entry onto the Specialist register in Plastic Surgery, Miss O’Ceallaigh was appointed as a plastic and oncoplastic breast surgeon at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle in 2012 before returning to Manchester to take up a breast reconstruction post at Wythenshawe Hospital in June 2013.
Miss O’Ceallaigh specialises in microsurgical breast reconstruction (DIEP, TRAM, TUG flaps) and other complex and revision breast surgery. She also specialises in the treatment of developmental breast asymmetry and aesthetic surgery.
She has presented at national and international meetings and has also published in scientific journals and surgical textbooks.