Dr Eoin Slattery graduated with honours from University College Dublin in 2002. He completed his internship and general professional training at St Vincent’s University Hospital. He became a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in 2005. Thereafter, he commenced higher specialist training in gastroenterology, rotating through St Vincent’s Hospital, Beaumont Hospital and St Luke’s Hospital Kilkenny.
During his training he obtained a post-graduate Doctorate of Medicine as the Abbott Newman fellow in Inflammatory Bowel Disease at University College Dublin. His translational research project focused on the beneficial effects of cigarette smoke on Ulcerative Colitis.
Following completion of higher specialist training, Dr Slattery embarked on sub-specialist fellowship training. He was appointed as the Irish Society of Gastroenterology Boston Scientific Advanced endoscopy fellow rotating through the Mater Hospital, Dublin and then on to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre/ Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. He then proceeded to spend 2 years as the Advanced GI nutrition support fellow in New York Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University Medical Centre.
He returned home to Ireland in 2015 where he was appointed as a consultant gastroenterologist at University Hospital Galway.