Dr. Damien Kenny

Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin,
Dublin, Ireland

Damien Kenny MD, FACC, FSCAI was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1974. He graduated with an honors degree from University College, Dublin and following Internship spent 1 year working in Mongolia and Vietnam as medical director of a small Irish charity. He trained in Pediatric Cardiology in Bristol in the UK and spent two years researching his doctorate in pathophysiology of hypertension in coarctation of the aorta at the University of Bristol. He completed his senior fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at the Rush Center for Congenital and Structural Heart Disease in Chicago, USA and served there as Assistant Professor of Pediatric and Internal Medicine and Director of the Hybrid Cathterization Suite. He is a Director of the PICS~AICS meeting and Co-Director this year of the SCAI Fall Fellows Course. Dr Kenny co-founded CHIMS, an organization committed to centralizing and re-distributing donated catheterization equipment to developing countries. He is currently working in Dublin, Ireland. To date he has published over 75 peer reviewed articles and co-authored 20 chapters in International textbooks.