Dr. Kavanagh is a consultant rheumatologist who has been in practice in Galway since 1999. He’s a Galway graduate and did his training in Belfast, Addenbooke’s hospital in Cambridge, and in Norwich.
He is a clinical rheumatologist and as part of his clinical service helps run a busy infusion unit and joint injection service. He has a special interest in osteoporosis diagnosis and management and in the management of musculoskeletal symptoms in musicians. He is also an avid user of technology in supporting his patients and has spoken widely about his use of social media in doctor and patient education. He is also supervisor for medical students from NUIG. He also writes regularly for the medical press, runs an annual medical conference for curious doctors, and is a former president of the Irish Society for Rheumatology.