Dr Gemma McKevitt - Belfast Skin Clinic
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Dr McKevitt offers treatments for all venous conditions and will tailor treatment based on patients’ needs from minimally invasive microsclerotherapy to radio-frequency ablation treatments.

Dr McKevitt graduated from Queens University Belfast gaining the first stand alone Vascular training number in Northern Ireland and FRCSVASC from the Royal college of Surgeons of Edinburgh. She is the first trainee in Northern Ireland to complete training solely in Vascular surgery.

Dr McKevitt has completed a fellowship in the prestigious Royal Adelaide Hospital gaining experience in open and endo vascular work alongside venous intervention treatment before returning to take up a substantive consultant post in the Royal Victoria Hospital.

 

Appointments

  • Consultant Belfast Skin Clinic 2023 – current
  • Consultant in Vascular Surgery with a sub-interest in Endo Vascular Surgery Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast 2021 – current
  • Speciality Training Vascular Surgery, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast 2021
  • Vascular Fellow, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia 2020 – 2021
  • Speciality Training, Vascular Surgery, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast 2015 – 20
  • Speciality Training, General Surgery, Daisy Hill Hospital, Newry  2014 – 2015
  • Clinical Fellow, Vascular Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, 2012 – 2013
  • Speciality Training General Surgery, Causeway Hospital, Coleraine 2012
  • Speciality Training Vascular Surgery, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast 2011 – 2012


Education / Training / Qualifications

  • Intercollegiate Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons Vascular (FRCS) The Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh 2021
  • PGCert- Diabetic Limb Preservation 2015 – 2016
  • Intercollegiate Membership of The Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS) The Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh 2011
  • Certificate of Complete of Core Surgical Training, Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency 2011
  • Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MB BCh BAO) Queen’s University Belfast 2006

 

Specific Interests:

  • Complex aortic surgery
  • Endovascular

 

 Memberships of any Associations / Committees

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Northern Ireland regional representative for the Rouleaux club 

 

Research / publications / presentations

  • Does a failed DRIL mean the end for a fistula? A case report in the use of an Amplatzer plug post DRIL procedure for ongoing steal syndrome. G. Fitzpatrick (McKevitt), P.Kiely, B, Jeong, E Macaulay. Journal of Vascular access. 2021.
  • A Pancreatic Pseudocyst presenting in the anterior abdominal wall; McKevitt G, Davey P, Novak J. Pancreas; 2011
  • Various abstracts and educational publications
  • Various national and international presentations 2011 – 2019            


Awards

  • Belfast Trust Chairman’s Award – Winner
  • Service provision category – “The big vein clinic” 2019 


Teaching 

  • Registered honorary lecturer at Ulster University for level 2 podiatry students.
  • Teacher on podiatry postgraduate training days
  • Ongoing d3 and final year teaching within the vascular unit
  • Final year clinical tutor through Queen’s University Belfast