Professor John Crown
|Phone:||(01) 261 4030|
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St Vincent's Private Hospital
|Hours:||Monday PM and Thursday PM|
Oncology (Medical Oncology)
John Crown is a Professor and consultant medical oncologist at St. Vincent’s Private Hosptial. He received his medical training at University College Dublin and the State University of New York, and undertook his postdoctoral training on both sides of the Atlantic.
He completed his fellowship training in oncology at Mount Sinai Medical Centre and in haematology/oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre before joining St. Vincent’s University Hospital in 1993.
He also founded the Clinical Trials Unit at St. Vincent’s University Hospital which has developed an international leadership role in oncology trials.
In 1996, he helped found the Irish Clinical Oncology Research Group (ICORG), a not-for-profit registered charity. Today ICORG includes 95% of cancer-treating professionals in Ireland and has allowed access to research treatments for more than 7,500 Irish cancer patients.
Internship: Mater Hospital Dublin, 1980-1981
BSc tutor/Pathology Demonstrator: University College Dublin, 1981-1982
Senior House Officer: Federated Dublin Voluntary Hospitals/Trinity College Dublin Training Scheme in Internal Medicine, 1982-1984
Registrar: Gastroenterology and General Medicine, Guy’s Hospital London, 1984
Haematology, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin, 1984-1985
Fellow: Oncology, Mount Sinai Medical Centre (NY), 1985-1987
Haematology/Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, 1987-1989
Chairman of Molecular Therapeutics for Cancer Ireland