Róisín Colleran, MB BCh, MRCPI, FESC, is a consultant interventional cardiologist at the Mater Private Hospital Dublin and clinical researcher at the Cardiovascular Research Institute Dublin.
She graduated in 2007 from National University of Ireland, Galway and undertook internship and basic specialist training in general medicine at University Hospital Galway and Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA. She was awarded Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCPI) in 2009. She completed cardiology specialist training with the Royal College of Physician of Ireland (RCPI) in University Hospital Galway and the Mater University Hospital, Dublin and was awarded her Certificate of Satisfactory Completion of Specialist Training in Cardiology in 2016. She completed sub-speciality training in catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias at the Mater Private Hospital, Dublin and in coronary and structural intervention at the German Heart Centre in Munich, Germany, before returning to Ireland.
Dr. Colleran also completed a research fellowship at the German Heart Center, Munich, where she was involved in the conduct of multicentre randomised clinical trials in patients undergoing coronary intervention. Her main research interests are coronary stents, drug-coated balloons, in-stent restenosis, antithrombotic therapies and high bleeding risk in patients undergoing PCI.
She has published in leading journals (Lancet, JACC, Circulation, the European Heart Journal, and the JAMA network) and serves as invited reviewer for journals including the Lancet, Circulation, European Heart Journal, JAMA Cardiology, European Heart Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Circulation Cardiovasc Interventions, Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions and EuroIntervention.
She is a fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC), member of the European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (EAPCI) Scientific Documents and Initiatives Committee and serves as faculty at prestigious scientific congresses including the American Heart Association and Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) meetings.