Mr Ian Walsh, a Urologist and Senior Lecturer at Kingsbridge Private Hospital, Maypole Pelvic Clinic and Queen’s University Belfast and now resident Urologist at Kingsbridge Private Hospital Sligo.
His subspecialty areas of expertise include functional urology, sexual dysfunction, urinary incontinence and bladder dysfunction, psychosexual medicine, neurourology, human factors, patient safety, cognition, arts in medicine and qualitative research (for which he was awarded a Master of Science degree with distinction). He has produced two theses and circa 130 publications. He has been conferred Senior Fellowship of The Higher Education Authority.
Mr Walsh is Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Irish Association of Sexual Medicine and a founding member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons Society for Female, Neurological and Urodynamic Urology, as well as Editor of both The Journal of Psychosexual Medicine and Healthcare. He is Lead for both Healthcare Human Factors in N. Ireland and Medical Humanities at Queen’s University Belfast and is a senior Council Member of The Institute of Psychosexual Medicine.
Mr Walsh is a professional musician (classically trained and multi- instrumentalist, with performance and recording output in blues and singer-songwriter genres). He also works as a music producer, with wide experience and expertise in audio recording and production. He is also a professional writer, covering both fiction and nonfiction amongst his published works.
MD MSc FRCSGlasg FRCSI FRCSUrol SFHEA MIPM
GMC No. 3199534
GMC Specialist Register (Urology)
Member of British Association of Urological Surgeons
Member of Institute of Psychosexual Medicine
Scientific Chair of Irish Association of Psychosexual Medicine
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Senior Fellow of Higher Education Authority
British Medical Association
Ulster Medical Society
Chair of Healthcare Human Factors NI
The Balint Society
Renal Arts Group
Chair of Transatlantic Arts
Humanities and Healthcare
Walsh IK. Physical Aspects of the Sex Response.
Introduction to Psychosexual Medicine, 3rd Edition, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group 2019
Carswell C, Noble HR, Walsh IK, Reid J. Visual Arts-Based Interventions for Hospitalised Patients with Cancer: A Systematic Literature review.
British Journal of Healthcare Management 2018 24 (12), 611-16.
Walsh I, Quinn J, Spencer A, Noble H. AnArtomy: Arts, Anatomy and Medicine – Human Beings Being Human.
MedEdPublish, 2018, 7, , 66
Walsh IK. Medicine and Humanities: Human Beings Being Human.
IPMJ 2017; 72: 13-17
Walsh IK, Murphy P. Healtheatre: Drama and Medicine in Concert.
Healthcare 2017. 5, 37