Honorary Fellows

RCSI Honorary Fellows since its foundation in 1784.

2020

  • February:
    – The Honourable Justice Susan Denham (Ireland)
    – Dato' Dr Godfrey Geh Sim Wah (Malaysia)

2019

  • December:
    – Mr Frank McDonald (Ireland)
    – Dr Valerie Rusch (USA)
  • October: Mr David Agler (USA)
  • July:
    – Professor Jo Shapiro (USA)
    – Professor Michael Lavell-Jones (UK)
  • May: Mr Josef Schmidt (New Zealand)
  • February:
    – Professor Hilary Sanfey (USA)
    – Professor John Monson (USA)
    – Professor J. Jan B. van Lanschot (Netherlands)

2018

  • December: Professor Conor Delaney (USA)
  • July:
    – Dr Barbara Lee Bass (USA)
    – Professor Frank A. Frizelle (New Zealand)
    – Professor Gerard M. O’Donoghue (UK)
  • June: Professor Patrick Boland (USA)
  • February:
    – Dr Michael Collins (USA)
    – Professor R. John Nicholls (UK)
    – Professor Jatin P. Shah (USA)

2017

  • December: Professor Steven D. Wexner (USA) 
  • July: Ms Clare Marx (UK) 
  • February: Mr Brendan J. Moran (UK) 

2016

  • November: Dr Maurice Manning (Ireland) 
  • July: Professor Ernest E. Moore (USA) 
  • April
    – Professor Francis Omaswa (Uganda)
    – Professor Krikor Erzingatsian (Tanzania)
    –  Professor Kevin M.Cahill (USA)
  • February: Michael D. Higgins (Ireland); Professor S. Michael Griffin (UK) 

2015

  • December: Professor Neil Mortensen (UK) 
  • November: Professor O. James Garden (UK) 
  • July: Professor Alain A. Diméglio (France) 
  • February:
    – Professor Patrick G. Johnston (Northern Ireland)
    – Professor Stan Monstrey (Belgium)

2014

  • November: Professor Norman S. Williams (UK)
  • February:
    – Professor Richard John Heald (USA)
    – Professor Donald Edward Low (Canada)

2013

  • December: Mr Pádraig P. Harrington (Ireland) 
  • November: Dr Berton R. Moed (USA) 
  • July: Dr A. Brent Eastman (USA) 
  • February:
    – Dr Ralph G. Dacey Jr (USA)
    – Professor Michael Solomon (Australia)

2012

  • November: Dr Monica Morrow (USA) 
  • February:
    – Professor Patrick J. Gullane (Canada)
    –  Dr L. D. Britt (USA)

2011

  • November: Dr Richard K. Reznick (Canada) 
  • February: Mr Edward Kiely (UK); Professor Sir Bruce Edward Keogh (UK)

2010

  • July: Professor T. Joseph McKenna (Ireland) 
  • May: Lord Christopher Patten of Barnes (UK) 
  • February:
    – Dr Michael Brennan (USA)
    – Professor John P. Collins (UK)
    – Professor Anthony J. Costello (Australia)
    – Professor Peter Lee (UK)

2009

  • December:
    – Dr John Herring (USA)
    – Mr John Orr (UK)
    – Professor Brian Owen Williams (UK)
    – Mr Michael Horgan (Ireland) 
  • November:
    – Dr Victor W. Fazio (USA)
    – Mr Christopher Russell (UK) 
  • July:
    – Dr Delos Cosgrove (USA)
    – Mr Eric Johnson (USA) 
  • February:
    – Professor Carlos A. Pellegrini (USA)
    – Dr Ronnie Delaney (Ireland)

2008

  • December: Dr Jay L Grosfeld (USA) 
  • November: Dr Patricia Donahoe (USA) 
  • July: Tan Sri Datuk Dr Ismail Merican (Malaysia) 
  • February:
    – Professor Gerald B Healy (USA)
    – Mr Bernard Ribeiro (UK)

2007

  • December:
    – HRH Prince AbdulAziz bin Ahmed Al-Saud (Saudi Arabia)
    – Professor Roger M. Greenhalgh (UK)
  • November:
    – Professor Laureano Fernández Cruz (Spain)
    – Professor John Wong (Hong Kong) 
  • June:
    – President James Earl Carter Jr (USA)
    – Professor Alan Johnson (Ireland)
  • May: Sir Bob Geldof (Ireland) 
  • April:
    – Professor John Daly (USA)
    – Professor John Mannick (USA)
    – Professor Michael Molloy (Ireland) 
  • February:
    – Professor Kader Asmal (South Africa)
    – Professor Edward M. Copeland (USA)
    – Professor Tom Ryan DeMeester (USA)

2006

  • November: Mr Seamus Mallon (Northern Ireland) 
  • July: Professor Sir Graham Teasdale (UK) 
  • March: King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa (Bahrain) 
  • February:
    – Dr Kathryn Anderson (USA)
    – Professor Sir Peter Morris (UK)

2005

  • December: Professor Ross Lorimer (UK) 
  • July:
    – Professor Lewis Spitz (UK)
    – Professor David George (UK)
    – Dr James Kellam (USA) 
  • April: Dr Loretta Brennan Glucksman (USA) 
  • February:
    – Dr Samuel Wells Jr (USA)
    – Mr John A.R. Smith (UK)

2004

  • December: Fr Peter McVerry (Ireland)  
  • July:
    – Sister Doctor Ann Ward (Ireland)
    – Professor Wayne Morrison (Australia)
    – Professor Ian Taylor (Australia)
  • March: H. H. Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Al- Maktoum (United Arab Emirates) 
  • February:
    – Professor Sir John Temple (UK) 
    – Professor Kevin O’Malley (Ireland)

2003

  • December: Professor Dr Antoon Lerut (Belgium) 
  • October: H. H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa (Bahrain)  
  • July:
    –  Dato’ Dr Rasiah Ratnalingam (Malaysia)
    – Mr Andrew Novick (USA) 
  • May: Mr Dermot Desmond (Ireland) 
  • February:
    – Professor S. C. Sydney Chung (Hong Kong)
    – Dr Andrew von Eschenbach (USA)
    – Dr Patrick Walsh (USA)

2002

  • December: Professor William A. L. MacGowan (Ireland) 
  • November: Senator George Mitchell (Northern Ireland) 
  • February:
    – Dr Leslie Blumgart (USA)
    – Dr Garret Fitzgerald (Ireland)

2001

  • July: Professor Jacques Perissat (France) 
  • February: Professor David B. Skinner (USA)

2000

  • July: Mr Barry Jackson (UK) 
  • February: Dr Clyde Barker (USA) 
  • March: His Majesty Sultan Azlan Shah: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong IX (Malaysia)

1999

  • February: Dr Judah Folkman (USA)

1998

  • November: Professor Arthur Li (Hong Kong) 
  • July: Dr John Donohoe (Scottsdale) 
  • May: Dr Mary McAleese (Ireland) 
  • March: Dr D. P. Gordon Smith (South Africa) 
  • February:
    – Professor Seamus Heaney (Ireland)
    – Senator Edward Haughey (Ireland)
    – Dr Robert Waller (USA)

1997

  • December: Professor Keith Kelly (USA) 
  • July: Professor Norman Mackay (UK) 
  • February:
    – Sir Kenneth Calman (UK)
    – Dr Michael W. J. Smurfit (Ireland)
    – Sir Rodney Sweetnam (UK)

1996

  • May:
    – Professor Alfred Cuschieri (UK)
  • – Sir David Carter (UK) 
  • February:
    – Professor Mohamed Hassan (Sudan)
    – Professor Sir Robert Shields (UK)
    – Professor John Terblanche (South Africa) 
  • April: Mr Nelson Mandela (South Africa)

1995

  • February:
    – Professor Sir Norman Browse (UK)
    – Professor Hiroshi Akiyama (Tokyo)
    – Sheikh Isa Bin Salman Al Khalifa (Bahrain)
    – Sir Gordon Beveridge (Northern Ireland) 

1994

  • July: Sir Donald Campbell (UK) 
  • February: Dr Mary Robinson (Ireland)

1993

  • December: Professor Patrick Boulter (UK)
  • November:
    – Professor N. E. Shumway (USA)
    – Lord Paul Hamlyn (UK) 
  • June: Mother Teresa of Calcutta (India) 
  • March: Dr Thomas Mitchell (Ireland) 
  • February:
    – Dr T. K. Whitaker (Ireland)
    – Professor Dr Ossama Shobokshi (Saudi Arabia)

1992

  • November:
    – Sir Terence English (UK)
    – Professor J. S. Doyle (Ireland) 
  • July: Professor John Blandy (UK) 
  • February:
    – Professor Michael Trede (Germany)
    – Dr John Lemuel Cameron (USA)

1991

  • October:
    – Tan Sri Dato' Dr Abu Bakar Suleiman (Malaysia)
    – Dato Datuk Sri Y. A. B Mahathir (Malaysia)
    – His Royal Highness Sultan Azlan Shah (Malaysia) 
  • July:
    – Professor Sean Liam Sellars (UK)
    – Sir Donald Harrison (UK)
    – Mr Manus F. Moran (UK) 
  • February:
    – Dr Donald Trunkey (USA)
    – Professor John Harrison (USA)

1990

  • July: Dr Murray Brennan (USA) 
  • February:
    – Professor William Hendren (USA)
    – Professor Thomas J. P. McDonald (USA)

1989

  • December: Professor M. Rosen
  • November:
    – Dr Tan Ngoh Chuan (Singapore)
    – Professor Yeoh Seng (Singapore) 
  • July:
    – Mr Ronald Johnson-Gilbert (UK)
    – Dr Jonathan Rhoads (USA)
    – Dr R. Robinson-Baker (USA) 
  • May: Dr Joseph E. Murray (USA) 
  • February: Professor Selim Abraham Mellick (Australia)

1988

  • December: Professor R. B. Dockrell (Ireland) 
  • February:
    – Sir Peter Froggatt (Northern Ireland)
    – Mr Lindsay Stewart (UK) 
  • May:
    – Dr Frank Spencer (USA)
    – Dr Paul Ebert (USA) 
  • June: Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Prince Abdulla bin Abdullaziz Al Saud (Saudi Arabia)

1987

  • December: Professor Douglas Bryce (Canada) 
  • September: Mr Donald MacLeish (Australia) 
  • July:
    – Mr Harold Nixon (UK)
    – Mr E. Durham Smith (Australia)
    – Dr Lloyd Nyhus (USA)
  • February:
    – Dr Thomas Starzl (USA)
    – Mr George Pinker (UK)

1986

  • July:
    – Dr David Sabiston (USA)
    – Professor Patrick Joyce (Ireland) 
  • February:
    – Professor Abdel Lutfi (Saudi Arabia)
    – Dr William P. Longmore (USA)

1985

  • June: Dr Bernard O’Brien McCarthy (Australia) 
  • February: Professor Roger Boles (USA)

1984

  • November: Dr John Gilbert Kirker (Ireland) 
  • September:
    – Mr Donald Nixon Ross (UK)
    – Dr Denton Cooley (USA)
    – Professor Peter P. Rickham (Switzerland)
    – Professor George Nager (USA)
    – Professor P. Gilroy Bevan (UK)
    – Professor Oliver H. Beahrs (USA) 
  • July:
    – Mr David Williams (UK)
    – Mr K. E. D. Shuttleworth (UK)
    – Professor Gerald E. Murnaghan (Australia) 
  • June: Professor Gerard W. Taylor (UK)
  • May: Professor Thomas Murphy (Ireland)  
  • March:
    – Professor Alan D. H. Browne (Ireland)
    – Sir Rustam Moolan-Feroze (UK) 
  • February:
    – Mr Ian McGregor (UK)
    – Ms Phyllis Knocker (South Africa)
    – Dr Mervyn Keith Smyth
    – Professor Geoffrey Slaney (UK)
    – Professor Mikhail Kouzin (Russia)
    – Sir James Fraser (UK)
    – Professor Fritz Linder (Germany)
    – Dr Harry Bahnson (USA)

1983

  • March: Mr John Clarebrought (Australia) 
  • February: Professor John E. Connolly (USA)

1982

  • November: Mr Robert Pracy (UK) 
  • June: Professor John Gillingham (UK) 
  • April: Mr Na’il Ahmed Al-Nageeb (Kuwait) 
  • February:
    Lieutenant General Isidor Papo (Serbia)
    Dr Tawfik Mohammad Al-Tamini (Saudi Arabia)
    Mr Douglas Henderson Clark (UK)

1981

  • July: Dr Loyal Davis (USA) 
  • February:
    – Dr David Utz (USA)
    – Professor A. G. R. Maurice Mercadier (France)
    – Dr Harry O’Flanagan (Ireland)

1980

  • June: Professor Ahmed Yacoub (Sudan) 
  • May: Major Dr Daoud Anastas Hanania (Jordan)
  • February: Sir Reginald Murley (UK)

1979

  • September: Professor Warren Cole (USA) 
  • March:
    – Mr Ronald H. R. Belsey (UK)
    – Dr John Webster Kirklin (USA) 
  • February: Sir Andrew Watt Kay (UK)

1978

  • November:
    – Mr Victor F. Marshall (USA)
    – Professor Janusz Wifold Rudowski (Poland) 
  • March:
    – Professor J. Englebert Dunphy (USA)
    – Professor Robert Bruce Salter (Canada)  
  • February:
    – Dr Cyril Rollins Hanlon (USA)
    – Mr Andrew Wilkinson (UK)

1977

  • October:
    – Mr Dermot Pierse (UK)
    – Dr Patrick John Hillery (Ireland) 
  • February:
    – Sir Edward Hughes (Australia)
    – Professor John Cedric Goligher (UK)
    – Dr Orla Knutrud (Norway)

1976

  • October: Professor Christopher John Dewhurst (UK) 
  • September: Sir Harry Platt (UK) 
  • July:
    – Professor Charles George Drake (Canada)
    – Sir John Arthur Stallworthy (UK) 
  • April:
    – Sir Rodney Smith (UK)
    – Mr Harold Browne (Ireland)
    – Mr Patrick Cyril Carey (Ireland)
    – Mr James Alexander Ross (UK)
    – Professor Leonard Jongkees (Netherlands)
    – Dr Francis Sooey (USA)
    – Professor John Hartwell Harrison (USA)

1975

  • November: Professor Cearbhall Ó’Dálaigh (Ireland)  
  • October: Dr Bentley Colcock (USA) 
  • April: Sir T. Holmes Sellors (UK) 
  • February:
    – Professor John D. H. Widdess (Ireland)
    – John Chalmers Ballantyne (UK)
    – Michel Portmann (France)

1974

  • Thomas George Gilmartin (Ireland) 
  • Jan Hendrick Louw (South Africa)

1973

  • Denis Parsons Burkitt (UK)
  • Donal MacLeod Douglas (UK)
  • Francis Daniels Moore (USA)

1972

  • John Corcoran (Ireland)
  • Patrick Kiely (Ireland)
  • George Dale Zuidema (USA)

1971

  • Philip Sandblom (Sweden)

1970

  • Paul Holinger (USA) 
  • Horatio Orishejolomi Thomas (Nigeria) 
  • Owen Harding Wangensteen (USA)

1969 

  • Sir Clifford Nauton Morgan (UK) 
  • Orvar Swenson (USA) 
  • Norman Cecil Tanner (UK) 
  • Robert Bransby Zachary (UK)

1968

  • Frank Bergan (Norway) 
  • The Lord Moyne (Ireland) 
  • Walter MacKenzie (Canada)  
  • Pietro Valdoni (Italy) 

1967 

  • Leonard Bailey (UK) 
  • Michael Ellis De Bakey (USA) 
  • James William Hinton (USA) 

1966

  • The Rev. Mother Mary Martin (Ireland)  
  • Jan Nuboer (Netherlands) 
  • Sir Terence Cawthorne (UK)

1965

  • Lionel Becher Somerville-Large (Ireland) 
  • Louis Emil Werner (Ireland) 
  • The Lord Brock (UK) 

1964 

  • Éamon De Valera (Ireland) 
  • Erik Husfeldt (Denmark) 
  • Sir Charles Illingworth (UK) 
  • Sir Arthur Porritt (UK)

1963

  • Arthur Dickson Wright (UK) 
  • Boris Petrovsky (Russia) 
  • Sir John Bruce (UK) 

1962

  • Clarence Crafoord (Sweden) 
  • Thomas Columba James O'Connell (Ireland)  
  • Patrick Alexis Martin Fitzgerald (Ireland)  

1961 

  • Isadore S. Ravdin (USA) 
  • Edmund Price Fowler (USA) 
  • Rt Hon. Lord Iveagh (Ireland) 
  • E. Dahl-Iverson (Denmark)  
  • Alton Ochsner (USA) 

1960 

  • Sir Stanford Cade (UK)

1959

  • Sir Ernest Finch (UK) 
  • Sir Archibold McIndoe (UK) 

1958

  • Oscar Theron Clagett (USA)
  • Sean T. O'Ceallaigh (Ireland)
  • Georges Portmann (France)
  • Sir Victor Ewings Negus (UK)
  • Eelco Huizinga (Netherlands)
  • Sir Walter Mercer (UK)

1957

  • Thomas Joseph Daniel Lane (Ireland)

1956

  • Richard Cattell (USA)
  • Sir Clement Price Thomas (UK)

1954

  • Sir Cecil Pembrey Grey (UK)

1953

  • Sir Gordon Gordon-Taylor (UK)

1952

  • Sir Geoffrey Jefferson (UK)

1948 

  • Sir Alfred Webb-Johnston (UK)

1939

  • Sir Henry Wade (UK)

1934

  • William Ernest Miles (UK)

1933

  • Dean Lewis (USA) 

1931 

  • George Eli Armstrong (USA)
  • Sir Hugh Mallison Rigby (UK)

1927

  • Hugh Hampton Young (USA)

1923

  • Sir Harold J. Stiles (UK)

1921

  • William J. Mayo (USA) 
  • Charles Horace Mayo (USA) 
  • George Emerson Brewer (USA) 
  • William Williams Keen (USA) 
  • George W. Crile (USA) 
  • Richard Harte (USA) 
  • Albert John Ochsner (USA) 
  • John Miller Turpin Finney (USA)

1919

  • Sir Charles H. Burtchaell (Ireland)
  • Arthur William Patrick (UK)

1918

  • Harvey Cushing (USA)

1913

  • Sir William Launcelot Gubbins (Ireland)
  • Sir Berkely Moynihan (UK)

1912

  • Sir Henry Morris (UK)
  • Sir William Macewen (UK)
  • Sir Robert Jones (UK)
  • Irvine Howard Cameron (Canada)

1907

  • Priesy Smith (UK)

1906

  • Henri Hartmann (France)
  • Sir Alfred Henry Keogh (Ireland) 
  • Sir Almroth Edward Wright (UK)

1905

  • Anthony Traill (Ireland) 

1902

  • Thomas Joseph Crean (Ireland)

1892

  • John Shaw Billings (USA)
  • Thomas Bryant (UK) 
  • Adolph Gusserow (Germany)  
  • Herman Snellen (Netherlands) 

1891

  • Sir William Mackinnon (UK)

1889

  • Thomas Heazle Parke (Ireland)

1887

  • Sir John Eric Erichsen (UK) 
  • Sir George Macleod (UK) 
  • Sir Jonathan Hutchinson (UK) 
  • Sir Patrick Heron Watson (UK) 
  • Charles MacNamara (UK)

1886

  • Louis Pasteur (France) 
  • Sir Joseph Lister (UK) 
  • Sir James Paget (UK) 
  • John Marshall (UK)
  • Thomas Henry Huxley (UK) 
  • Sir Thomas Spencer Wells (UK) 

1883 

  • Sir Thomas Crawford (USA)
  • Sir James Arthur Hanbury (Ireland)

1881

  • Herman Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz (Germany) 

1873

  • Samuel Haughton (Ireland) 

1869

  • Sir Thomas Galbraith Logan (UK) 
  • Edmund Alexander Parkes (UK) 
  • Sir Alexander Armstrong (Ireland)  
  • John Brady (Ireland)

1867

  • James Syme (UK)
  • Sir William Bowman (UK)

1860

  • Sir James Brown Gibson (UK)
  • William Charles Humfrey (UK)

1855

  • George Gulliver (UK)

1850

  • Henry Franklin (Ireland)

1849

  • Sir Richard Owen (UK)
  • Sir James Pitcairn (UK)

1844

  • Sir William Burnett (UK)
  • Sir John Webb (UK)

1838

  • Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie (UK)
  • Sir George Ballingall (UK)

1836

  • Jules-Germain Cloquet (France) 
  • Friedrich Tiedemann (Germany)

1831

  • Baron Georges Cuvier (France)

1820

  • John Abernethy (UK)
  • John Pearson (UK) 
  • Sir Astley Paston Cooper (UK) 
  • Antonio Scarpa (Italy) 
  • Samuel Thomas Von Soemmerring (Germany)

1818

  • Sir James McGrigor (UK)

1812

  • William Hey (UK)

1790

  • John Hunter (UK)

1788

  • Percival Pott (UK)

1786

  • Antoine Louis (France)
  • Silvester O'Halloran (Ireland)

1784

  • Robert (Robin) Adair (Ireland & UK)
  • Benjamin Bell (UK) 
  • Richard Houghton (Ireland)