Contact details

St. James’s Private Radiology
James's St, Dublin 8

T: (01) 416 2703 / (01) 428 4950
F: (01) 473 0425 / (01) 416 2357


Opening Times:
Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm 


Our Team


Dr. Peter Beddy MB, MRCS, FFR RCSI, FRCR (UK)

Dr Beddy completed his undergraduate training in Trinity College Dublin.  He trained in Radiology in St James’s Hospital in Dublin before completing a fellowship in Chest and Oncology imaging in Cambridge, UK and a fellowship in Body imaging in the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.  He has been a Consultant Radiologist in St James’s Hospital and Senior Lecturer in Trinity College since 2011.  His specialist interests include Chest and Urology CT, Ultrasound and MRI imaging.  He is the lead Radiologist at the St James’s Prostate and Kidney and GU cancer group. He also specialises in cross sectional intervention including lung cancer ablation.  Dr Beddy also heads up our ultrasound unit and has a special interest in benign women’s imaging (HyCosy) and infertility.  He coordinates the thyroid cancer follow up service and thyroid biopsy service. 



Dr. Grainne Govender MB, MRCSI, FFR RCSI

Dr Govender is a Consultant Radiologist with a specialist interest in CT, MRI and PET-CT Oncology imaging and Nuclear Medicine.  Prior to taking up this post in 2011, she completed 4 years of fellowship training in the United States at New York Presbyterian Columbia University Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, and Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.  She is board certified in Nuclear Medicine by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine.  Dr Govender is the lead Radiologist for the Lymphoma multidisciplinary team in St James’s and is part of the lung cancer imaging group.



Dr Michael Guiney MB, MRCPI, FRCR, FFRCSI

Dr Guiney completed his basic Radiology training in Adelaide and Meath and St James Hospitals, Dublin. Having done Fellowships in both Interventional Radiology and Cross Sectional Imaging in Boston and Harvard University Hospitals, he then took up a Consultant post in University College Hospital in London for two years and then in Cork University Hospital for a further two years. He has been a Consultant Radiologist in St James Hospital since 2006. His areas of interest include all aspects of Interventional Radiology in particular onco-radiology, ablative therapy and targeted embolotherapy.  He is also interested in vascular imaging and cardiac CT and CT colonography.  Dr Guiney is the clinical lead of the St James’s Hospital radiology audit programme and the RCSI educational coordinator.



Dr. Susannah Harte MB, FFR RCSI

Dr Harte graduated from Trinity College Dublin and went on to post graduate radiology training in St Vincent’s Hospital Dublin.  She completed Fellowships in Breast Imaging in the National Screening Service in Ireland with further fellowship training in Women’s Imaging and Breast Radiology in Toronto, Canada.  She is currently a Consultant in St James's Hospital Dublin with a subspecialist interests in Breast cancer imaging & dedicated Women’s imaging. Areas of particular interest include Breast Intervention including MRI Biopsy, Familial & Genetic Risk Breast Screening along with Fertility Imaging and Female Pelvic MRI. Dr Harte is part of the women’s imaging group in St James’s and is lead clinician with the National Cancer Control Programme for breast cancer.



Dr. Ciaran Johnston MB, FFR RCSI, FRCR (UK)

Following successful completion of both the Irish and UK Radiology fellowships, Dr. Johnston completed fellowships in Musculoskeletal imaging at Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital and Duke University Hospital in North Carolina. During this time, he amassed significant experience in musculoskeletal and orthopaedic imaging, including image guided intervention. He runs an image guided steroid joint injection clinic and is the lead clinician for musculoskeletal and sports imaging in St. James’s Hospital. Dr. Johnston’s other great interest is oncologic imaging, having completed fellowships in the Dana Farber Cancer Institute (part of the Harvard Comprehensive Cancer Centre in Boston, MA) and followed this with an appointment as lead radiologist in the St. Barts Cancer Centre in London and was subsequently appointed as Director of PET CT at St. James’s Hospital. He has also published widely on the topic of cancer imaging and played a significant role in establishing this as the busiest PET-CT department in the state.



Professor Mary Keogan B.A Mod, MB, MA, MRCPI, FRCR (UK)

Professor Keogan completed her undergraduate medical training in Trinity College Dublin. She trained in Radiology in Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, and University College London before fellowship training in Abdominal Imaging in Duke University Medical Centre, North Carolina, USA.  She was an Attending Radiologist and Assistant Professor at Duke University and subsequently was appointed Attending Radiologist in the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre Boston and Associate Professor of Radiology Harvard Medical School.  She is a Consultant Radiologist in St James’s Hospital and the Coombe Women’s Hospital and a Clinical Professor of Radiology in Trinity College Dublin.   Her specialty interest includes Abdominal and Genitourinary Ultrasound, CT and MRI, including cardiac CT. She is the lead radiologist at the St James’s Hospital Gynaecological cancer group .



Dr Niall McEniff MB, FFR RCSI FRCR (UK)

Dr. McEniff graduated in medicine from University College Dublin in 1987. After four years on the Irish national radiology scheme he moved to the USA where he did two years of Specialist Training in Interventional Radiology at the New England Medical Center and Tufts University Medical School.  After this he was appointed as a Consultant Interventional Radiologist in the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. He has been a Consultant Interventional Radiologist since 1997 and has a particular interest in embolotherapy and minimally invasive cancer treatments.  He is a specialist in Fibroid Embolisation and runs a dedicated fibroid clinic in St James’s Hospital.  Dr McEniff has a subspecialty interest in minimally invasive techniques for older patients and is the lead Radiologist with the medicine for the elderly group in St James’s. 



Professor James FM Meaney MB, FRCPI, FRCR (UK)

Professor Meaney has been a Consultant Radiologist since 1996 and has worked as a Consultant Radiologist at St. James's Hospital since 2001. He is the director of the 3T MRI research centre in Trinity College (The Centre for Advanced Medical Imaging) and is a clinical Professor in Trinity College Dublin.  His specialist interests include CT and MRI of the chest, abdomen, brain and cardiovascular system.  He also established the Cardiac MRI service in St James’s. Professor Meaney is also Chairman of the charitable SJH Foundation.



Dr Sylvia O’Keeffe MB, MRCP (UK), FFR RCSI, FRCR (UK)

Dr Sylvia O'Keeffe is a medical graduate of Trinity College Dublin. She undertook her Radiology training in St James's Hospital and the Mater Hospital Dublin. She also worked in Addenbrookes, Cambridge, UK specialising in the areas of Breast and Women's Imaging. She undertakes all aspects of breast and women's imaging including breast biopsies, mammography and pelvic ultrasound. She is an expert in Breast MRI and is involved in international and national research in breast diseases. Dr O’Keeffe is a Clinical Senior Lecturer for Trinity College Dublin and is an invited speaker to international medical conferences in Breast Imaging. She is a member of the British Society of Breast Radiology.



Dr Ronan McDermott MB, MRCPI, FFR(RCSI), FRCR (UK)

Dr Ronan McDermott has been a Consultant Radiologist in St James’s Hospital since 2002. He completed his Radiology training in St James’s Hospital before spending three years in the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University St Louis, completing Fellowship training in Abdominal Imaging, Breast Imaging and Nuclear Medicine, including PET/CT. He is currently President of the Irish Nuclear Medicine Association. His clinical interests include the CT and PET-CT imaging assessment and management of Lung Cancer and Lymphoma. He is part of the women’s imaging group in St James’s and helped established the breast cancer MRI service.  He is an accomplished cross sectional interventional radiologist with a special interest in breast stereotactic biopsy and lung intervention.




Dr. Ryan graduated from Trinity College in 1988.  He completed his Specialist Training in Interventional Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston. He was an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina from 1998-2004. He is a Fellow of the Cardiovascular Interventional Radiological Society of Europe and European Board of Interventional Radiology qualification and specialises in delivering minimally invasive oncological and endovascular treatments for many forms of cancer. Dr Ryan has a particular interest in the minimally invasive treatment of symptomatic fibroid disease, and in the treatment of vascular malformations. In conjunction with the Stroke Team at St James’s Hospital he also performs endovascular treatments for the management of acute Stroke.



Dr Niall Sheehy MB, MRCP, FFR RCSI

Niall Sheehy graduated from University College Dublin in 1997.  Following post graduate studies in Neurology he completed his specialist training in Radiology at St James's Hospital, the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School. He was the clinical lead for the HSE in the National Medical Imaging System and was appointed as a consultant in St James's hospital in 2009. Dr Sheehy has a specialty interest in PET-CT, Neuroradiology and Cardiac Imaging. He is also the Clinical lead of the Nuclear Medicine department. Dr Sheehy is currently the Clinical Director in Radiology in St James's hospital and has served on numerous national bodies. 



Dr Graham Wilson MB, FFRRCSI, FRCR (UK)

Dr Wilson graduated from the Trinity College Dublin in 1981 and trained in Radiology in the Aberdeen University Hospitals and St Thomas Hospitals, London.  He has been a Consultant Radiologist in St. James’s Hospital since 1989 and is the head of CT imaging.  He recently established the cardiac CT and CT colonography programmes and is the lead Radiologist with the Gastrointestinal cancer group.  He is also part of the women’s imaging section with extensive experience in Mammography and ultrasound guided breast biopsies. 


Dr Ian Brennan MB, MRCS, FFRRCSI

Dr Brennan completed four years of basic surgical training and research in Dublin and Cork before he commencing his Radiology specialty training in St James’s Hospital in 2006. In 2012, following completion of two years of specialist Fellowship training in Boston, he was appointed staff interventional and diagnostic radiologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center with a faculty appointment to Harvard Medical School.

In 2015 he returned home to Ireland to take up a consultant appointment at St James’s Hospital Dublin, specialising in interventional radiology, interventional oncology and abdominal diagnostic imaging.