BA (Mod.), MD, MRCPI

Professor Kevin P Walsh


Professor Kevin Walsh is a Cardiology Consultant specialising in congenital heart disease, both paediatric and adults. He is the Clinical Lead for the National Adult Congenital Heart Service at the Mater University Hospital, Dublin.  Prof. Walsh is a Consultant Cardiologist at the Mater Hospital, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital and Beacon Hospital in Dublin.

Qualified from TCD in 1981.

Consultant Cardiologist (Congenital Heart Disease) since 1989.

Special interest in catheter intervention and adult congenital heart disease.

Prof. Walsh’s primary interest is in interventional cardiology for both congenital and structural heart disease. He has a special interest in device occlusion of septal defects and has been at the forefront of many of the current devices in clinical use today.

He performed the First in Man implantation of Amplatzer Cardiac Plug for atrial fibrillation
at the Beacon Hospital in 2008.

The first licensed Melody pulmonic valve implantation in Europe in 2006.

The first percutaneous reversed Potts shunt for Pulmonary hypertension in the British Isles in 2018.

About Professor Kevin P Walsh