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Dr. Finbar (Barry) O'Shea
Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

G Fitzgerald, P Gallagher, F O'Shea, Multimorbidity is Common in Axial Spondyloarthropathy and is Associated with Worse Disease Outcomes: Results from the ASRI cohort, Journal Of Rheumatology, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

Flynn A, Gilhooley E, O'Shea F, Wynne B., 3. The use of SLICC and ACR criteria to correctly label patients with cutaneous lupus and systemic lupus erythematosus., Clinical Rheumatology, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Fitzgerald G, Wyse J, Anachebe T, Mullan R, Kane D, McCarroll K, O' Shea F. , Lateral DXA More Effective in Detecting Osteoporosis Than Conventional DXA in Axial Spondyloarthropathy [abstract]. , Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018; 70 (suppl 10). , American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Chicago, 2018 Conference Paper, 2018

McCormack RC, O'Shea F, Doran M, Connolly D., 2. Impact of a fatigue management in work programme on meeting work demands of individuals with rheumatic diseases: A pilot study., Musculoskeletal Care. , 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Menzies S, O'Shea F, Galvin S, Wynne B., Oral manifestations of lupus., Irish Journal of Medical Science, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Fitzgerald G, Anachebe T, O' Shea F. , Low bone mineral density is common in axial spondyloarthropathy. , Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2018;77:347. THU0255, EULAR Annual Meeting, Amsterdam, June 2018, 2018 Conference Paper, 2018

Fitzgerald G, Anachebe T, Mullan R, Kane D, McCarroll K, O' Shea F. , Higher Serum Uric Acid Levels Protect Against Osteoporosis in Patients with Axial Spondyloarthropathy [abstract]. , Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018; 70 (suppl 10). , American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Chicago, Oct 2018, 2018 Conference Paper, 2018

O'Shea F, Taylor PC, Dickie G, Yaworsky A, Banderas B, Kachroo S., 1. Quality of Care in Rheumatoid Disease from the Clinician Perspective: A Modified Delphi Panel Approach., Rheumatology Therapeutics, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Fitzgerald G, Gallagher P, Sullivan C, O Rourke K, Sheehy C, Stafford F, Silke C, Haroon M, Mullan R, Fraser S, Murphy G, Chavrimootoo S, FitzGerald O, O' Shea F. , Obese Axial Spondyloarthropathy Patients Have Worse Disease Outcomes [abstract]. , Arthritis Rheumatol. 2017; 69 (suppl 10). , American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, San Diego, USA, Nov 2017, 2017 Conference Paper, 2017

Fitzgerald G, O' Shea F. , High Prevalence of Sarcopenia in Axial Spondyloarthropathy Cohort [abstract]. , Arthritis Rheumatol. 2017; 69 (suppl 10). , American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, San Diego, USA, 2017 Conference Paper, 2017

Fitzgerald GE, O'Shea FD., 5. The Fascinating Paradox of Osteoporosis in Axial Spondyloarthropathy., Journal Of Rheumatology, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

O'Dwyer T, Monaghan A, Moran J, O'Shea F, Wilson F., 6. Behaviour change intervention increases physical activity, spinal mobility and quality of life in adults with ankylosing spondylitis: a randomised trial., 2017 Journal Article, 2017

O'Dwyer T, McGowan E, O'Shea F, Wilson F., 9. Physical Activity and Exercise: Perspectives of Adults With Ankylosing Spondylitis., Journal of Physical activity and health, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

Bedaiwi MK, Sari I, Wallis D, O'Shea FD, Salonen D, Haroon N, Omar A, , Celecoxib demonstrates clinical efficacy superior to acetaminophen in chronic nonspecific low back pain: Results of a randomized controlled trial., Arthritis Care & Research, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

Fitzgerald G, Gallagher P, FitzGerald O, O Rourke K, Sheehy C, Sullivan C, Silke C, Stafford F, Haroon M, Mullan R, O' Shea F. , Gender and Disease Duration Are Associated with Extra-Articular Manifestations in Axial Spondyloarthropathy [abstract]. , Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016; 68 (suppl 10). , American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Washington DC, Nov 2016, 2016 Conference Paper, 2016

G Fitzgerald, DJ Lundon, P. Gallagher, C. O Sullivan, K. O Rourke, C. Sheehy, F. Stafford, C. Silke, M. Haroon, R. Mullan, O. FitzGerald, F. O Shea. , Prevalence of osteoporosis in an ankylosing spondylitis cohort (abstract). , Ann Rheum Dis 2016;75:Suppl 2 586 , EULAR Annual Meeting, London, UK, 2016 Conference Paper, 2016

Fitzgerald G, Gallagher P, FitzGerald O, O Rourke K, Sheehy C, Sullivan C, Silke C, Stafford F, Haroon M, Mullan R, O' Shea F. , Depression Is Associated with Worse Outcomes in Axial Spondyloarthropathy Population [abstract]. , Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016; 68 (suppl 10). , American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Washington DC, Nov 2016, 2016 Conference Paper, 2016

O'Dwyer T, O'Shea F, Wilson F., 8. Decreased health-related physical fitness in adults with ankylosing spondylitis: , 2016 Journal Article, 2016

Fitzgerald G, Lundon DJ, Gallagher P, Sheehy C, Sullivan C, Silke C, Stafford F, O Rourke K, Haroon M, Mullan R, FitzGerald O, O'Shea F. , High Prevalence of Traditional Cardiovascular Risk Factors in an Ankylosing Spondylitis Cohort [abstract]. , Arthritis Rheumatol. 2015; 67 (suppl 10)., American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA, Nov 2015, 2015 Conference Paper, 2015

Connolly D, Fitzpatrick C, O'Toole L, Doran M, O'Shea F., 10. Impact of Fatigue in Rheumatic Diseases in the Work Environment: A Qualitative Study., International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Conway, R., O'Donnell, R., Fahy, R., Doran, M.F., Cunnane, G., O'shea, F.D., Anti-Ro 52 positive dermatomyositis presenting as rapidly progressive interstitial lung disease, QJM, 107, (7), 2014, p593-594 Journal Article, 2014

Tom O'Dwyer, Finbar O'Shea, Fiona Wilson, Exercise therapy for spondyloarthritis: a systematic review, Rheumatology International, 34, (7), 2014, p887 - 902 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text URL

Durcan L, Wilson F, Conway R, Cunnane G, O'Shea F, Increased body mass index in ankylosing spondylitis is associated with greater burden of symptoms and poor perceptions of the benefits of exercise, Journal of Rheumatology, 39, (12), 2014, p2310 - 2314 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text

Hugle, B., Burgos-Vargas, R., Inman, R.D., O'Shea, F., Laxer, R.M., Stimec, J., Whitney-Mahoney, K., Duvnjak, M., Anderson, M., Tse, S.M.L., Long-term outcome of anti-tumour necrosis factor alpha blockade in the treatment of juvenile spondyloarthritis, Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology, 32, (3), 2014, p424-431 Journal Article, 2014

Conlon, N.P., Hayden, P., Barnes, L., Doran, M., O'Shea, F., Feigher, C., Schnitzler's syndrome; a case highlighting the complications of long-standing acquired autoinflammation, European Journal of Dermatology, 24, (3), 2014, p405-406 Journal Article, 2014

Murphy CL, Sheane B, Durcan I, O'Shea FD, Doran M, Cunnane G, Benefits of pre-referral preparation for rheumatology clinics., Irish medical journal, 106, (9), 2013, p275-7 Journal Article, 2013 TARA - Full Text

Conway, R., O'Shea, F.D., Cunnane, G., Doran, M.F., Safety of joint and soft tissue injections in patients on warfarin anticoagulation, Clinical Rheumatology, 32, (12), 2013, p1811-1814 Journal Article, 2013

Haroon, N., Maksymowych, W.P., Rahman, P., Tsui, F.W., O'Shea, F.D., Inman, R.D., Radiographic severity of ankylosing spondylitis is associated with polymorphism of the large multifunctional peptidase 2 gene in the Spondyloarthritis Research Consortium of Canada cohort., Arthritis and rheumatism, 64, (4), 2012, p1119-1126 Journal Article, 2012

Vergara, M.E., O'Shea, F.D., Inman, R.D., Gage, W.H., Postural control is altered in patients with ankylosing spondylitis, Clinical Biomechanics, 27, (4), 2012, p334-340 Journal Article, 2012

Conway, R., O'Shea, F.D., Juvenile versus adult-onset ankylosing spondylitis: Are we comparing apples and oranges?, Journal of Rheumatology, 39, (5), 2012, p887-889 Journal Article, 2012

O'Shea, F.D., Riarh, R., Annepa, A., Inman, R.D., Assessing back pain: Does the Oswestry disability questionnaire accurately measure function in ankylosing spondylitis?, Journal of Rheumatology, 37, (6), 2010, p1211-1213 Journal Article, 2010

O'Shea, F.D., Boyle, E., Salonen, D.C., Ammendolia, C., Peterson, C., Hsu, W., Inman, R.D., Inflammatory and degenerative sacroiliac joint disease in a primary back pain cohort, Arthritis Care and Research, 62, (4), 2010, p447-454 Journal Article, 2010

Haroon, N., Tsui, F.W.L., O'Shea, F.D., Chiu, B., Tsui, H.W., Zhang, H., Marshall, K.W., Inman, R.D., From gene expression to serum proteins: Biomarker discovery in ankylosing spondylitis, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 69, (1), 2010, p297-300 Journal Article, 2010

Passalent, L.A., Soever, L.J., O'Shea, F.D., Inman, R.D., Exercise in ankylosing spondylitis: Discrepancies between recommendations and reality, Journal of Rheumatology, 37, (4), 2010, p835-841 Journal Article, 2010

Haroon, N., O'Shea, F.D., Salonen, D., Inman, R.D., Acetabular labral tear mimicking seronegative arthritis in a young male, Arthritis Care and Research, 61, (6), 2009, p850-852 Journal Article, 2009

O'Shea, F.D., Boyle, E., Riarh, R., Tse, S.M., Laxer, R.M., Inman, R.D., Comparison of clinical and radiographic severity of juvenile-onset versus adult-onset ankylosing spondylitis, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 68, (9), 2009, p1407-1412 Journal Article, 2009

O'Shea, F.D., Haroon, N., Salonen, D.C., Inman, R.D., Clinical and radiographic response to a local infliximab injection in a patient with chronic sacroiliitis, Nature Clinical Practice Rheumatology, 5, (3), 2009, p171-173 Journal Article, 2009

Whelan, B.R., O'Shea, F., McCarthy, G., Pseudoneuropathic CPPD arthropathy: Magnesium matters, Rheumatology, 47, (4), 2008, p551-552 Journal Article, 2008

Gladman, D.D., Inman, R.D., Cook, R.J., Van Der Heijde, D., Landewé, R.B.M., Braun, J., Davis, J.C., Mease, P., Brandt, J., Burgos Vargas, R., Chandran, V., Helliwell, P., Kavanaugh, A., O'Shea, F.D., Khan, M.A., Pipitone, N., Rahman, P., Reveille, J.D., Stone, M.A., Taylor, W., Veale, D.J., Maksymowych, W.P., International spondyloarthritis interobserver reliability exercise - The INSPIRE study: I. Assessment of spinal measures, Journal of Rheumatology, 34, (8), 2007, p1733-1739 Journal Article, 2007

Chandran, V., O'Shea, F.D., Schentag, C.T., Inman, R.D., Gladman, D.D., Relationship between spinal mobility and radiographic damage in ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic spondylitis: A comparative analysis, Journal of Rheumatology, 34, (12), 2007, p2463-2465 Journal Article, 2007

O'Shea, F., Salonen, D., Inman, R., The challenge of early diagnosis in ankylosing spondylitis, Journal of Rheumatology, 34, (1), 2007, p5-7 Journal Article, 2007

Gladman, D.D., Inman, R.D., Cook, R.J., Maksymowych, W.P., Braun, J., Davis, J.C., Landewé, R.B.M., Mease, P., Brandt, J., Burgos Vargas, R., Chandran, V., Helliwell, P., Kavanaugh, A., O'Shea, F.D., Khan, M.A., Pipitone, N., Rahman, P., Reveille, J.D., Stone, M.A., Taylor, W., Veale, D.J., Van Der Heijde, D., International spondyloarthritis interobserver reliability exercise - The INSPIRE study: II. Assessment of peripheral joints, enthesitis, and dactylitis, Journal of Rheumatology, 34, (8), 2007, p1740-1745 Journal Article, 2007

O'Shea, F.D., Tsui, F.W.L., Chiu, B., Tsui, H.W., Yazdanpanah, M., Inman, R.D., Retinol (vitamin A) and retinol-binding protein levels are decreased in ankylosing spondylitis: Clinical and genetic analysis, Journal of Rheumatology, 34, (12), 2007, p2457-2459 Journal Article, 2007

O'Shea, F.D., Marras, T.K., Inman, R.D., Pulmonary sarcoidosis developing during infliximab therapy, Arthritis Care and Research, 55, (6), 2006, p978-981 Journal Article, 2006

O'Shea, F.D., McCarthy, G.M., Gomoll, A.H., Katz, J.N., Warner, J.J.P., Millett, P.J., Hydroxyapatite crystals and rotator cuff disorders: Comment on the article by Gomoll et al [6] (multiple letters), Arthritis and Rheumatism, 52, (11), 2005, p3681-3682 Journal Article, 2005

O'Shea, F.D., McCarthy, G.M., Basic calcium phosphate deposition in the joint: A potential therapeutic target in osteoarthritis, Current Opinion in Rheumatology, 16, (3), 2004, p273-278 Journal Article, 2004

Harney, S., O'Shea, F.D., FitzGerald, O., Peptostreptococcal pericarditis complicating anti-tumour necrosis factor " treatment in rheumatoid arthritis [1], Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 61, (7), 2002, p653-654 Journal Article, 2002

Connor, M.C., O'Shea, F.D., O'Driscoll, M.F., Concannon, D., McDonnell, T.J., Efficacy of pulmonary rehabilitation in an irish population, Irish Medical Journal, 94, (2), 2001, p46-48 Journal Article, 2001

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Ankylosing Spondylitis in, editor(s)R. Rakel, E. Bope. , Conn's Current Therapy 2010, Philadelphia, PA, USA, Suanders Elsevier, 2010, pp990 - 992, [O'Shea FD, Inman RD] Book Chapter, 2010

Chlamydia induced Arthritis in, editor(s)Christopher Ritchlin, Oliver FitzGerald , Psoriatic and Reactive Arthritis: A Companion to Rheumatology, 2007, [O'Shea FD & Inman RD. ] Book Chapter, 2007

Research Expertise

Keywords

Autoimmunity; Chronic inflamation; Clinical research, trials; Diagnostics; Epidemiology; Health management; Health outcomes; Medicine; Rheumatology and rheumatological disorders

Recognition

Representations

Regional Lead for the Dublin / Mid Leinster Hospital Group (HSE & RCPI Rheumatology Clinical Program) 2010-2015

Board Member of Arthritis Ireland 2018 onwards

Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis - patient information talk for Arthritis Ireland Oct 2017

External Consultant on Interview panel for Consultant Rheumatologist post in Tullamore Regional Hospital 2013

Examiner for Specialist Registrar in Rheumatology post, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland Feb 2016

Full Member of ASAS - Assessment in Spondyloarthritis International Research Group

Journal Reviewer (Spondyloarthritis section) - Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

Journal Reviewer (Spondyloarthritis section) - Arthritis Care & Research

Journal Reviewer (Ankylosing Spondylitis and Psoriatic Arthritis sections) Rheumatology

Journal Reviewer (Ankylosing Spondylitis and Psoriatic Arthritis sections) Journal of Rheumatology

Awards and Honours

Medical Teacher of the Year, St James's Hospital 2014

PS Rosen Award for Best Clinical Paper, Canadian Rheumatology Association 2009

Rising Star in Rheumatology Award, . Arthritis and Autoimmunity Research Centre (AARC), University Health Network, Toronto 2008

Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) in Rheumatology & General Internal Medicine: Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. 2006

Diploma in Management for Medical Doctors: Royal College of Surgeons & Institute of Public Administration, 2004

Memberships

Medical Council of Ireland 1996

Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) member 2000

Irish Society of Rheumatology (ISR) member. 2001

American College of Rheumatology (ACR) member. 2003

Assessment of Spondyloarthritis (ASAS) International Society member 2009

Spondylitis Research Consortium of Canada (SPARCC) 2005 – 2010