Department: Operational Management Team
Associate Director Clinical Research Facility, St. James’s Hospital,
Clinical Associate Professor, St. James’s Hospital, Trinity College Dublin
Consultant Gastroenterologist at St James’s Hospital, Dublin
David Kevans graduated from University College Dublin in 2001 with an Honours Degree in Medicine. He obtained Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) and then entered higher specialist training in Gastroenterology in 2005. During this period of training he undertook a Medical Doctorate (MD) focusing on novel prognostic markers in stage II colorectal cancer.
Having been awarded specialist registration in Gastroenterology in 2011 he undertook a three-year fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto / University of Toronto specialising in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. While in Toronto he was awarded a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Fellowship award to support Inflammatory Bowel Disease focused research. David returned to Ireland in 2014 to take up an appointment as Consultant Gastroenterologist at St James’s Hospital, Dublin. In 2018, he was co-appointed as Associate Director of the Wellcome Trust HRB Clinical Research Facility at St James’s Hospital.
He became a Clinical Associate Professor at Trinity College Dublin in 2020. He has a special interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and leads a programme at St James’s Hospital which provides both regional and tertiary level care for patients with these disorders. He has an active clinical and translational research programme in the Inflammatory Bowel Disease field.