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Dr Dominic G O'Donovan

Consultant Neuropathologist

I am a consultant neuropathologist and have been working at CUH since 1998.

Ars Longa Vita Brevis / Art is long, life is short


My current role

I am a consultant neuropathologist and I specialise in the interpretation of microscopical appearances of brain tumours, eye lesions, muscle and nerve diseases, and integration with genetic results.

Previous history

Before joining CUH in 1998, I was senior registrar in neuropathology and histopathology in Manchester and Preston, England. 

I was a histopathology registrar in Glasgow, Scotland. 

Earlier in my career I was a pathology senior house officer in Newport, Wales and a house officer in Liverpool, England.

Memberships and accreditations

MBChB Liverpool, FRCPath

Personal interests

I am interested in the role of ancient Greek etymology in pathology and also the mythological themes in operas of Richard Strauss and Eric Wolfgang Korngold.