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Professor Mark Da Costa

Professor Mark Lionel Athaide Da Costa, MCh, FRCSI, FRCS(Glasg),FRCS(Eng), Consultant and Lead Surgeon

Galway University Hospitals
Dept of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Administration Block 2C
Galway, GW  H91 YR71
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Assistant Professor of Surgery, NUS (1998-2004)
Associate Professor of Surgery (with Tenure) (2004-2006)
Consultant Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon, NUH (2002-2005)
Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, GUH, Galway, Ireland (2006-)
Lead Surgeon, Dept Cardiothoracic Surgery, GUH, Galway, Ireland (2006-)
Clinical Lecturer in Surgery, NUIG, Galway, Ireland (2007-2012)
Hon Senior Lecturer in Surgery, NUIG, Galway, Ireland (2012-)
Hon Personal Professor of Surgery, NUIG, Galway, Ireland (2017-)

Other Interests

MIS Aortic valve surgery
Minimally Invasive Lung Cancer surgery
Heart failure surgery
Aortic Surgery and Endovascular/Hybrid Surgery

Additional Educational Information

MCh thesis research fellowship/lecturer in surgery RCSI (1994-1996)
Pre-Fellowship Surgical Training (Dublin, Ireland, 1992-1994)
Cardiothoracic Fellowship, University of Chicago (1999-2001)
RCSI [MB, BCh, BAO(Hons) 1990]
Advanced Surgical Training (AST) Singapore 1998-2001
Dublin Cardiothoracic Training Scheme (1996-1997)

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Thoracic
  • Vascular
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular
  • Great vessels
  • Lung
  • Medical technology
  • Thoracic
  • Professional Affairs