RCSI Bahrain Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Professor Martin Corbally presents at Ireland’s largest surgical symposium

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – Medical University of Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain) Department of Surgery Chairman and King Hamad University Hospital (KHUH) Chief of Staff, Professor Martin Corbally, recently presented the prestigious ‘State of the Art Lecture at of Ireland’s largest surgical symposia.

The 41st Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium took place at the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) and Professor Corbally delivered one of two centre-piece lectures, alongside Professor Michael Solomon from the University of Sydney. The Sir Peter Freyer Meeting commemorates one of Irelands foremost Urologists who described a trans-vesicle prostatectomy in 1900 and is an important annual event for surgeons at all levels.

Prof Corbally’ s presentation, entitled; ‘ The Surgeon in the Modern World’ covered the delivery of the Irish Service, the regulation of the profession by the Irish Medical Council and his altruistic work in Vietnam and Tanzania. 

The speech outlined a number of issues of importance to both national and international practice and featured acknowledgements of his colleagues here at RCSI Bahrain and KHUH.

For his contribution, Professor Corbally was presented with the Sir Peter Freyer State of the Art Lecture Medal at the banquet dinner.

RCSI Bahrain is a constituent university of RSCI, which was established in 1784. Like its Irish counterpart, RCSI Bahrain is a not-for-profit health sciences institution focused on education and research to drive positive change in all areas of human health worldwide.