Michael Patrick Geary
Professor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Toronto and Chief of Obstetrics & Gynaecology St. Michaels Hospital, Toronto, Canada
Professor Michael Geary qualified from the University College, Galway Ireland, in 1989. After initial training of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the National Maternity Hospital and St. Vincent?s Hospital, Dublin, he did further training in the UK from 1995 to 1998, predominantly at University College Hospital London, one of the busiest Maternity Units in the UK. While conducting clinical research, he also did special interest training in Maternal Fetal Medicine at UCL. He completed an award-winning doctorate in the area of fetal growth and has received many academic awards at both national and international scientific meetings. He returned to work as Assistant Master at both the Rotunda Hospital and the National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street, between 1998 and 2001.
Prior to taking up the post of Master of the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin n January 2002, he did further sub-specialty training in Maternal Fetal Medicine in Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. Mount Sinai is the largest high-risk obstetric unit in Canada and runs one of the most successful MFM training programs in North America. While at Toronto Professor Geary also trained in a joint programme between Mount Sinai and Sick Kids Hospitals in prenatal diagnosis of fetal congenital heart disease. Professor Geary is certified in Advanced Obstetric Ultrasound by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Royal College of Radiologists.
Professor Geary was appointed as Master of the Rotunda in January 2002 and successfully led many clinical initivies during his 7 year term. He has continued an active programme of research in the areas of maternal and fetal medicine. He has led a number of major research projects in areas such as fetal growth, twins, thyroid function in pregnancy, clotting disorders in pregnancy, and recurrent miscarriage. He has supervised numerous postgraduate MDs and many of these students have won national and international prizes for their research work. He has over 150 original peer-reviewed publications, in addition to many reviews, editorials and book chapters. He was appointed Clinical Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2012 where he taught medical students and postgraduate trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
He took up the post of Chief of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at St. Michael?s Hospital in Toronto in October 2014 and was co-appointed as Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the University of Toronto. He is currently the lead for Obstetrics on the Quality Improvement committee at U of T.
He has a wide range of interests in general obstetrics and gynaecology and has a special interest in providing care in high risk obstetrics, maternal fetal medicine and prenatal diagnosis. He also runs a busy general gynaecology service.
general obstetrics and gynaecology and has a special interest in providing care in high risk obstetrics, maternal fetal medicine and prenatal diagnosis