Vascular Surgery - University Hospital Waterford

The Vascular Surgery team at University Hospital Waterford comprises 2 surgeons (with recent approval for a third).  It is the regional referral centre for the south-east of Ireland. 

The service manages patients with:

  • Carotid artery disease
  • Aneurysmal disease (including endovascular treatment)
  • Acute and critical ischaemia of the leg (open and endovascualar)
  • Diabetic foot disease
  • Varicose veins (managed by surgery, endoluminal thermal ablation – laser/radiofrequency)
  • Venous ulcer disease
  • Deep vein occlusion/incompetence
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Hyperhydrosis (including thorascopic sympathectomy)  
  • Raynaud’s disease
  • Tertiary renal access
  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Lymphoedema

The department is supported by a non-invasive vascular laboratory and 2 consultant interventional radiologists.

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Our Team Members          

Simon Cross

Simon Cross, Vascular SurgeonSecretary: Joanne Wyse  051 842308
Fax: 051 848574

Practice Locations:
University Hospital Waterford and Whitfield Clinic (Suite 11)

Areas of Surgical Practice
  • Vascular surgery (all areas including carotid, aneurysmal disease, peripheral arterial occlusive disease and venous disease)
  • General Surgery (including biliary surgery and hernia surgery)
  • Emergency Surgery
  • Endoscopy

Professional Training:

1981:   Graduate of Medical School of Trinity College, Dublin.

1986:   Completed Western Basic Surgical Training Scheme (Galway) with the following degrees and Diplomas: Master of Medical Science NUI, FRCSI, FRCS(Ed).

1988:   Completed International Research Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina, USA.

1991:   Completed Middle Grade Registrar Training, Guy’s Hospital London & St. James’ Hospital, Dublin.

1991:   Doctorate in Medicine (MD): “Vein Graft Vasomotor Contractility”

1994:   Intercollegiate Examination in General Surgery with declared Special Interest in Vascular Surgery

1995:   Completion of National Senior Registrar Training Programme in General Surgery (rotating through St. Vincent’s Hospital, Meath & Adelaide Hospitals, Mater Hospital & Beaumont Hospital).

1995:   Appointment as Consultant Vascular Surgeon & Honorary Senior Lecturer to Aberdeen University and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

2001:   Appointment as Consultant General & Vascular Surgeon, University Hospital Waterford.

2004:   Appointment as Senior Lecturer in Surgery, Medical School, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

Academic interests and activities include:

  • Intern Tutor
  • Vice Dean South-Eastern Region Basic Surgical Training Scheme
  • Convenor Waterford Surgical October Meeting
  • Author of over 35 publications in peer-reviewed surgical journals including 3 book chapters
  • Supervisor PhD Candidate Waterford Institute of Technology

Mr. Gergely (Greg) Gosi

Gergely GosiSecretary: Fiona Murray  051-848303

Practice Location:University Hospital Waterford

Areas of Vascular Surgical practice:
  • Carotid surgery
  • Aneurysm open and endovascular surgery
  • Peripheral arterial disease management by open, endovascular and hybrid procedures
  • Vascular access open and endovascular procedures for dialysis patients
  • Varicose veins open and endovenous procedures
  • Proximal deep venous thrombosis management
  • Diabetic foot management
  • Leg ulcer management

Mr. Gosi was born in Budapest, Hungary and graduated at Semmelweis Medical University in Budapest in 1995.

After taking the Specialist Exam in General Surgery in 2000 and in Vascular Surgery in 2005 he was working at the Department of Cardio-vascular Surgery, Semmelweis University. Since 2005 Mr. Gosi has been practising only Vascular Surgery.

Between 2008 and 2010 he worked as a Locum Consultant Vascular Surgeon in Cork University Hospital. He returned to the Department of Cardio-vascular Surgery, Semmelweis University in 2010 and worked there until 2016.

From 2010 his research was concentrating on the biomechanical properties of different veins and their relationship with several venous disorders. After summarising his results and publishing his thesis Mr. Gosi was awarded a PhD degree in 2015.

Since 2016 Mr. Gosi has been working in University Hospital Waterford as a Consultant Vascular Surgeon. In UHW above his weekly Vascular theatre list and Vascular Clinic Mr. Gosi runs the following activities regularly:

  • The Vascular Access Clinic was started in 2016 and a dedicated AV fistula list has been run in theatre since 2018
  • A clinic for mapping varicose veins was started in 2017 and the Ambulatory Venous Clinic in 2020 for laser ablation of varicose veins under local anaesthesia.

  • Between 2018 and 2021 Mr. Gosi had regular lists in Interventional Radiology, he still has access to IR for endovascular procedures.

Mr. Gosi is also involved in teaching of Medical Students on weekly basis and teaching and examining Trainee Surgeons in RCSI.

Mr. Morgan McMonagle

Secretary: Frances Mahony 051 848580

Consultant General, Vascular & Trauma Surgeon,
Practice Location: University Hospital Waterford