Dr. Johnny McHugh

Contact DetailsHaematology Dept Secretary 01 414 4072
Private Secretary 01 414 3966
Email Private Secretary: Tammy.Kinsella@tuh.ie

Special Interests

Multiple myeloma, Haematinic deficiency, Anticoagulation


Graduate of Trinity College Dublin 1999
Member Royal College of Physicians of Ireland 2004
Fellow of Royal College of Pathologists 2009
Certificate of Completion of Higher Specialist Training 2010


Dr. Johnny McHugh is a Consultant Haematologist in Tallaght University Hospital and Naas General Hospital. He undertook research in the field of multiple myeloma in the Mater Hospital. He trained on the Irish Haematology specialist registrar programme and was appointed to his current post in 2010.


Dr. McHugh has published in peer review journals on a diverse range of topics including myeloma, follicular lymphoma, B12 testing, coagulation screening and teicoplanin usage in haematological malignancy.

He has also developed guidelines for B12, folate and d-dimer testing for the National Laboratory Handbook.

He is the lead clinician for anticoagulation services in Tallaght University Hospital and the chair of the Hospital transfusion committee in Naas General Hospital.

Professional Memberships

Royal College of Physicians in Ireland
Royal College of Pathologists
Irish Haematology Society
Acute Leukaemia Forum
Myeloma Ireland Consortium
National Laboratory Handbook working group
NCCP Medical Oncology Clinical Information System steering group