Consultants Clinics

Ayrfield Medical Practice offer a range of Consultant led clinics in a seperate Consultants Suites within the Ayrfield Medical Practice building. To arrange appointments with any of these consultant please phone Aut Even Hospital at 0567775275.Aut Even Hospital

The Aut Even Consultants

The Consultants Provide the Following services:


Dr Fahim Khan Consultant Rheumatologist, Aut Even Hospital 

Aut Even Hospital, Freshford Road, Kilkenny
Phone: 056 7721726/056 7775146
Fax: 056 7789846

 Mr. T. Christle, Consultant General Surgeon, Aut Even Hospital 

Kylemore Clinic, Freshford Road, Kilkenny
Tel: 056-7750070
Fax: 056-7750071
Ayrfield Medical Centre Clinic – Monday Afternoon Clinic


Mr Peter Meagher, Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, Aut Even Hospital

Areas of interest:
      Skin cancers

• Malignant Melanoma
• Squamous/Basal Cell Carcinoma

Hand Surgery
• Fractures and tendon injuries
• Dupuytren’s, De Quervain’s
• Carpal Tunnel Disease 
• Reconstructive Hand surgery

Breast Surgery
• Congenital/acquired breast disease
• Breast hyperplasia/asymmetry
• Gynaecomastia, pectus excavatum
• Poland’s syndrome and reconsrtruction post mastectomy.

Mr Peter Meagher graduated from RCSI in 1989.  He did his basic surgical training in Dublin prior to specializing in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery which involved a six year training programme in London. This included a year spent at The Rayne Institute at UCL researching Dupuytren’s Disease. On completion of training he did a three year Microsurgery Fellowship at The Bernard O’Brien 

Mr. Tom Stumpf BM, BSc, PhD, FRCOphth
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon Aut Even Hospital

Tom Stumpf is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon who has been in full time private practice in Aut Even Hospital, Kilkenny since 2007. Mr. Stumpf graduated in Medicine from the University of Southampton in 1992 and was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 1997. He has been on the Register of Medical Specialists in Ireland since 2006. He has completed 3 internationally recognized fellowships in Bristol, Cardiff and Auckland, New Zealand.
Mr. Stumpf specializes in Glaucoma, Cataract and Laser Refractive Surgery.
The Eye Surgery, Abbey Bridge, Dean Street, Kilkenny
Tel: 056-7786070
Fax: 056-7702616
Office hours: Mon - Fri 09.00 - 17.00
Ayrfield Medical Centre Clinic - Thursday mornings

Mr Stuart Edwards Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Joint Replacement Specialist, Aut Even Hospital

    Service Features
• Rapid recovery Programme  4-5 day’s
• Specialist pain management techniques
• Oral anti-coagulant therapy (Xeralto) post operatively
• Pre assessment service with  In house Consultant Cardiologist, Senior OT and Senior Physiotherapist
• Full time 24hr house doctor/ Anaesthetist on Call
• HDU initial 24hr post-operative period 
Stuart Edwards Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon has been working full time in Aut Even Hospital since November 2008. His specialist area includes primary and revision hip and knee surgery, both cemented and uncemented, minimal access surgery and resurfacing procedures. His goal is the delivery of modern techniques in hip and knee replacement surgery, using modern bearing ceramic/ceramic surfaces.  He is committed to the provision of clinical excellence for all his patients and endeavours to carry out consultant rounds twice daily.
Having worked with several world-renowned surgeons in the field of adult hip and knee replacement, Mr Edwards was appointed in 2005 as a Fellow in Lower Limb Arthroplasty and Reconstruction at The Royal Bournmouth Hospital, U.K., an internationally renowned fellowship programme. During this year he gained significant exposure to modern techniques in hip and knee replacement such as minimal access and computer assisted surgery, plus major experience in the use of modern implants with improved longevity.

He has published 11 peer reviewed publications orthopaedic, 18 abstract articles, over twenty presentations at local, national and international levels and was awarded two prizes. He has recently become a faculty member of the INDO British health initiative. Mr. Edwards is an educational facilitator.


MR. N. RILEY F.R.C.S. (ORL-HNS) Consultant Ear, Nose & Throat, Head & Neck Surgeon, Aut Even Hospital
Medical Council Number 200046

Neil Riley is a graduate of Queen’s University Belfast. He trained in Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery in Northern Ireland and in London and was a lecturer in this subject in Queen’s University Belfast, University College London and also spent a year as a lecturer in the University of Otago Medical School in Christchurch, New Zealand.  He has worked as a Consultant Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon in London and the public sector in Ireland in Waterford Regional Hospital.  He has been a full-time private practitioner attached to Aut Even Hospital since 2006.
Neil Riley is able to provide an extensive range of Ear, Nose and Throat procedures as well as management of non-surgical conditions including nasal allergies and balance problems as well as hearing loss.  He provides comprehensive hearing tests at the clinic. Waiting lists are kept to a minimum for both out-patient appointments and surgery
Mr. Riley is always available on his mobile for patients after clinic and surgery.

Aut Even Hospital, Freshford Road, Kilkenny
Tel: 056-7775258
Fax: 056-77751
Ayrfield Medical Centre Clinic – Monthly Friday Morning clinic


Dr. Liz Purcell, FRCSI(Plast) Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive, Aesthetic & Hand Surgeon, IMC 019957

Dr. Purcell graduated from TCD, 1996 and pursued plastic, reconstructive, aesthetic and hand surgery specialty training in Ireland, completed 2009. During that period she also taught anatomy at TCD and obtained a postgraduate medical science degree in the subjects of anatomy & anthropology from UCD. She completed a laboratory based research fellowship at Brigham & women’s hospital & Harvard medical school in Boston, USA.
In addition to her FRCSI (Plast) qualification, she holds a European (FESSH) diploma in hand surgery and is European board certified in plastic surgery, (EBOPRAS). She completed her training with a clinical fellowship in breast & microsurgery at Addenbrooke’s hospital, Cambridge, UK.
Since returning to Ireland, Dr. Purcell has worked as a locum consultant at St James’s hospital, Dublin and has regular clinics in Ayrfield Medical Practice and Aut Even hospital, Kilkenny, Whitfield Clinic, Waterford and Clane General Hospital, Kildare as well as at her office based in Naas, Co. Kildare. She is specialist registered with the medical council and is a member of the Irish association of plastic surgeons (IAPS).

All correspondence to Tara Clinic, Tara Court, Dublin Road, Naas, Co. Kildare

Secretary Susan
Clinics 2nd Thursday of every month in Ayrfield.
Phone 087-2774884 Fax 045-898427

Aut Even hospital, Freshford Road, Co. Kilkenny 056 7775275?
Whitfield Clinic, Butlerstown North, Cork Road, Co. Waterford 051 337 400
Clane General Hospital, Prosperous Road, Clane, Co. Kildare 045 989704

Dr. E. Tamilmani, MB BS, FRCSI, FCARCSI, Dip Pain Med, FFPMCAI

Consultant Pain Specialist

Dr Tamilmani specialises in interventional techniques for treating Chronic Pain. On graduation from Medicine he undertook Surgical training and obtained a Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin. He then underwent Specialist training in Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine and was awarded a Fellowship and Specialist Certification by the College of Anaesthetists of Ireland. He went on to undertake advanced training in Pain Medicine in Ireland and Australia and was awarded the Fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine. He completed advanced training in Interventional techniques, Neuromodulation and Multidisciplinary Pain Management from the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Brisbane and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne. Areas of special interest: Chronic back and neck pain Neuropathic pain Post-surgical pain Cancer pain Neuromodulation

Tel: 056 7775281

Fax: 056 7775333