Professor Vincent Maher

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NameProfessor Vincent Maher
Telephone 01 414 2112

Education & Experience

Professor Maher is a Consultant Cardiologist at Tallaght University Hospital. He is a Clinical Associate Professor in Trinity College Dublin and Director of Chronic Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiac Rehabilitation at Tallaght University Hospital. He formally worked as a Senior Registrar in Cardiology at the Hammersmith Hospital London and was Assistant Professor at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA. He was Medical Director of the Irish Heart Foundation and has a long term interest in reversing and preventing heart disease. He was President of the Irish Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation, President of the Irish Atherosclerosis Society, and Chairman of the Health Promoting Hospital Network in Ireland. He co-founded the Heart Watch program and developed both the Irish Heart Foundation, Physical Activity and Nutrition guidelines. Since 2004, he has been the Cardiology advisor to the FAI. His research interests involve understanding the effects of exercise, lipids and obesity on cardiovascular change.


Developed the Heart Efficiency Service at Tallaght University Hospital
Expanded the Cardiac Rehabilitation Service to be largest in Ireland
Established first hospital based peripheral artery disease rehabilitation service
Developed first dedicated cardiovascular disease prevention clinic nationally
Established first lipid management service in Tallaght University Hospital
New Projects:
Developing Advanced Lipid Management and Research Centre
Developing Community based heart failure service