Mark Dolan graduated from UCC in 1983. He completed his pre fellowship training in the Cork/Kerry region and was awarded the FRCSI in 1988.
He commenced specialist training in Orthopaedics in Cork. He trained in Dublin and Liverpool, completing a research year in Liverpool with the award of the MCh ORTH in 1993.
He completed orthopaedic training in Dublin and then did speciality fellowship training in Spinal surgery in Australia, before taking up a consultant post in Orthopaedic and Spinal surgery in Cork in 2002.
He has extensive experience in primary hip and knee replacement.
He is a founder member of the Irish Spinal Surgery Society and his specialist interest is in Surgery of the Lumbar spine.