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Professor John Quinlan
Clinical Professor, Surgery

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Downey C, Flannery S, Murphy B, Daly T, Conway S, Gaffar M, Dawson P, O'Kelly P, Collins D, Kenny P, McCarthy T, Cashman J, Shortt C, O'Daly B, Hurson C, Quinlan J, A multi-site review of second hip fractures across 6 Dublin teaching hospitals., Irish journal of medical science, 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Keohane, D., Al Azawi, L., Downey, A.C., Quinlan, J.F., Assessing outcomes in hip fracture patients under the age of 60, Irish Journal of Medical Science, 2021 Journal Article, 2021

Keohane, D., Al Azawi, L., Downey, C., Quinlan, J.F., Correction to: Assessing outcomes in hip fracture patients under the age of 60 (Irish Journal of Medical Science (1971 -), (2021), 10.1007/s11845-021-02532-3), Irish Journal of Medical Science, 2021 Journal Article, 2021

Mohan, K., McGoldrick, N.P., Ó Doinn, T., O'Sullivan, S., Quinlan, J.F., Trainees" perception of medicolegal practice in surgery, Irish Medical Journal, 114, (2), 2021 Journal Article, 2021

Coveney, E.I., McKeown, D., Quinlan, J.F., Cleary, M., A healthy decline in age- and sex- specific incidence of hip fractures in the elderly in the Republic of Ireland, Surgeon, 18, (5), 2020, pe13-e19 Journal Article, 2020

Downey, C., Flannery, S., Abd Wahab, E.H., Askin, D., O"kelly, P., Shortt, C.P., O"daly, B.J., Quinlan, J.F., The patient"s second hip fracture " one in ten, Irish Medical Journal, 113, (6), 2020, p1-7 Journal Article, 2020

Gerard A. Sheridan, Andrew J. Hughes, John F. Quinlan, Eoin Sheehan, John M. O'Byrne, Quantifying the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on orthopaedic trainees, Bone & Joint Open, 1, (10), 2020, p645--652 Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Grant-Freemantle, M.C., Ryan, ÉJ., Flynn, S.O., Moloney, D.P., Kelly, M.A., Coveney, E.I., O"Daly, B.J., Quinlan, J.F., The Effectiveness of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Versus Conventional Dressing in the Treatment of Open Fractures: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Journal of orthopaedic trauma, 34, (5), 2020, p223-230 Journal Article, 2020

Doinn, T.Ó., Broderick, J.M., Abdelhalim, M.M., Quinlan, J.F., Readability of Patient Educational Materials in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty: Has a Decade Made a Difference?, Journal of Arthroplasty, 35, (11), 2020, p3076-3083 Journal Article, 2020

Downey, C., Flannery, S., Izydorczyk, A., Quinlan, J.F., Hip fracture and the weekend effect in an Irish Trauma Hospital, Irish Medical Journal, 112, (6), 2019, p949 Journal Article, 2019

Murphy, E.P., Fenelon, C., Alexander, M., Quinlan, J., Anterior interosseous nerve palsy as a result of prolonged shoulder immobilisation, BMJ Case Reports, 12, (5), 2019 Journal Article, 2019

O"Sullivan, J., Collins, J., Cooper, D., Magdalina, A., Meehan, F., Kumar, L., Quinlan, J., O"Connor, D., Fitzpatrick, G., Optimisation of perioperative investigations among elective orthopaedic patients in a Dublin-based teaching hospital, Journal of Perioperative Practice, 29, (9), 2019, p291-299 Journal Article, 2019

Kelly, M.J., Holton, A.E., Cassar-Gheiti, A.J., Hanna, S.A., Quinlan, J.F., Molony, D.C., The aetiology of posterior glenohumeral dislocations and occurrence of associated injuries, Bone and Joint Journal, 101B, (1), 2019, p15-21 Journal Article, 2019

White Gibson, A., Clesham, K., Tully, O., Quinlan, J.F., The changing tides of Irish orthopaedic research, Irish Journal of Medical Science, 188, (1), 2019, p141-147 Journal Article, 2019

Downey, C., Kelly, M., Quinlan, J.F., Changing trends in the mortality rate at 1-year post hip fracture - a systematic review, World Journal of Orthopedics, 10, (3), 2019, p166-175 Journal Article, 2019

Bhatt NR, Merchant R, Davis NF, Leonard M, O'Daly BJ, Manecksha RP, Quinlan JF, Incidence and immediate management of genitourinary injuries in pelvic and acetabular trauma: a 10-year retrospective study., BJU international, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Coveney, E.I., Harriz, E., Gibney, B., Quinlan, J.F., Subtrochanteric femur fractures in an irish trauma centre over 9 years: How the impact of hospital coding on diagnosis of subtrochanteric femur fractures leads to inaccurate occurrence rates, Irish Medical Journal, 111, (6), 2018, p770 Journal Article, 2018

Harrington, C.M., Kavanagh, D.O., Quinlan, J.F., Ryan, D., Dicker, P., O'Keeffe, D., Traynor, O., Tierney, S., Development and evaluation of a trauma decision-making simulator in Oculus virtual reality, American Journal of Surgery, 215, (1), 2018, p42-47 Journal Article, 2018

Fitzgerald, M., Blake, C., Askin, D., Quinlan, J., Coughlan, T., Cunningham, C., Mobility one week after a hip fracture " can it be predicted?, International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing, 29, 2018, p3-9 Journal Article, 2018

Sheridan, G.A., Cooper, D., Gibbons, J.P., Breathnach, O., Quinlan, J.F., Emergency aeromedical services in Ireland " A single-centre study in 2014, Irish Medical Journal, 110, (3), 2017, p531 Journal Article, 2017

Gibbons, J.P., Breathnach, O., Quinlan, J.F., Emergency aeromedical services in Ireland: a retrospective study for "MEDEVAC112", Irish Journal of Medical Science, 186, (1), 2017, p33-39 Journal Article, 2017

Crozier-Shaw, Geoff and Queally, Joseph M and Quinlan, John F, Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty: Quality of Online Patient Information, Orthopedics, 40, (2), 2017, pe262â€"e268 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

McHugh, G., Merchant, R., Kelly, G.E., Bergin, K.M., McCoy, G.F., Wozniak, A.P., Quinlan, J.F., The value of serial metal ion levels in following up patients with metal-on-metal hip arthroplasty, HIP International, 27, (1), 2017, p14-20 Journal Article, 2017

Kenyon, R.M., Morrissey, D.I., Molony, D.C., Quinlan, J.F., Locking plate external fixation and negative pressure wound therapy for treatment of a primary infection in a closed clavicle fracture, BMJ Case Reports, 2016, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

Donohoe, G., Rose, E., Morris, D., Authors' reply, The British Journal of Psychiatry, 206, (4), 2015, p344- Journal Article, 2015 DOI

McGoldrick, N.P., O'Connor, E.M., Davarinos, N., Galvin, R., Quinlan, J.F., Cost benefit analysis of the use of tranexamic acid in primary lower limb arthroplasty: A retrospective cohort study, World Journal of Orthopedics, 6, (11), 2015, p977-982 Journal Article, 2015

Piggott, R.P., Doody, O., Quinlan, J.F., Iliopsoas tendon rupture: A new differential for atraumatic groin pain post-total hip arthroplasty, BMJ Case Reports, 2015, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

McSorley, K., Quinlan, J., Trauma training and workload: A national survey, Irish Medical Journal, 108, (8), 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Murphy, C., O'Neill, B.J., Quinlan, J.F., Collins, R., Protrusio acetabuli: a rare cause of pulmonary embolus, BMJ case reports, 2015, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Emmanuel, A.R., Bergin, K.M., Kelly, G.E., McCoy, G.F., Wozniak, A.P., Quinlan, J.F., The effect of acetabular inclination on metal ion levels following metal-on-metal hip arthroplasty, Journal of Arthroplasty, 29, (1), 2014, p186-191 Journal Article, 2014

Fox, C.M., Bergin, K.M., Kelly, G.E., McCoy, G.F., Ryan, A.G., Quinlan, J.F., MRI Findings Following Metal on Metal Hip Arthroplasty and Their Relationship With Metal Ion Levels and Acetabular Inclination Angles, Journal of Arthroplasty, 29, (8), 2014, p1647-1652 Journal Article, 2014

O'Neill, S.C., Nagle, M., Baker, J.F., Rowan, F.E., Tierney, S., Quinlan, J.F., An assessment of the readability and quality of elective orthopaedic information on the internet, Acta Orthopaedica Belgica, 80, (2), 2014, p153-160 Journal Article, 2014

Al Khudairy, A., Hirpara, K.M., Kelly, I.P., Quinlan, J.F., Conservative treatment of the distal radius fracture using thermoplastic splint: Pilot study results, European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, 23, (6), 2013, p647-650 Journal Article, 2013

Ng, E.S., O'Neill, B.J., Cunningham, L.P., Quinlan, J.F., Snowboard, wakeboard, dashboard? Isolated fracture of the lateral process of the talus in a high-speed road traffic accident, BMJ Case Reports, 2013 Journal Article, 2013

Al Khudairy, A., Al-Hadeedi, O., Sayana, M.K., Galvin, R., Quinlan, J.F., Withholding clopidogrel for 3 to 6 versus 7 days or more before surgery in hip fracture patients., Journal of orthopaedic surgery (Hong Kong), 21, (2), 2013, p146-150 Journal Article, 2013

Cunningham, L.P., O'Neill, B.J., Quinlan, J.F., Metastatic transitional cell carcinoma of the tibia radiologically mimicking osteosarcoma., BMJ case reports, 2013, 2013 Journal Article, 2013

Magill, P., Quinlan, J., Kelly, I., Spinal fracture in an under-age rugby player, Irish Medical Journal, 105, (9), 2012 Journal Article, 2012

Dolan RT, Al Khudairy A, McKenna P, Butler JS, O'Beirne J, Quinlan JF, The upper hand on compartment syndrome, Am J Emerg Med, 30, (9), 2012, p2084 Journal Article, 2012

Cullen, E., Quinlan, J., Fogarty, E., Keogh, P., Multimodality treatment of a complex series of parallel pathologies in a 16-year-old male that ultimately leads to bilateral hip arthroplasty surgery: A case report, International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, 3, (8), 2012, p372-374 Journal Article, 2012

Dover, M., Memon, A.R., Marafi, H., Kelly, G., Quinlan, J.F., Factors associated with persistent sequelae after fasciotomy for acute compartment syndrome, Journal of orthopaedic surgery (Hong Kong), 20, (3), 2012, p312-315 Journal Article, 2012

Osborne, H.R., Quinlan, J.F., Allison, G.T., Hip abduction weakness in elite junior footballers is common but easy to correct quickly: a prospective sports team cohort based study, Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy and Technology, 4, (1), 2012 Journal Article, 2012

O'Daly, B.J., Walsh, J.C., Quinlan, J.F., Stapleton, R., Falk, G.A., Quinlan, W.R., Kieran O'Rourke, S., Author reply to letter from Dr. Nakano et al.: Overestimated serum albumin levels inpatients with hip fracture, Clinical Nutrition, 30, (2), 2011, p262 Journal Article, 2011

Quinlan, J.F., Webb, S., McDonald, K., Meikle, G., McMahon, S.F., Isolated popliteus rupture at the musculo-tendinous junction., The journal of knee surgery, 24, (2), 2011, p137-140 Journal Article, 2011

Mac Niocaill, R.F., Quinlan, J.F., Stapleton, R.D., Hurson, B., Dudeney, S., O'Toole, G.C., Inter- and intra-observer variability associated with the use of the Mirels' scoring system for metastatic bone lesions, International Orthopaedics, 35, (1), 2011, p83-86 Journal Article, 2011

O'hEireamhoin, S., Quinlan, J.F., Rourke, K.O., The use of bone morphogenetic protein 7 in fracture non-unions., Orthopaedic surgery, 3, (1), 2011, p40-44 Journal Article, 2011

Quinlan, J.F., Farrelly, C., Kelly, G., Eustace, S., Co-existent medial collateral ligament injury seen following transient patellar dislocation: Observations at magnetic resonance imaging, British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44, (6), 2010, p411-414 Journal Article, 2010

O'Daly, B.J., Walsh, J.C., Quinlan, J.F., Falk, G.A., Stapleton, R., Quinlan, W.R., O'Rourke, S.K., Serum albumin and total lymphocyte count as predictors of outcome in hip fractures, Clinical Nutrition, 29, (1), 2010, p89-93 Journal Article, 2010

Quinlan, J.F., McCarthy, C.J., McGlone, B., Magee, D.J., High Grade splenic rupture in an elite Rugby Union player, Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 50, (1), 2010, p68-71 Journal Article, 2010

Coleman, B., Quinlan, J.F., Matheson, J.A., Surgical treatment for lateral epicondylitis: A long-term follow-up of results, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 19, (3), 2010, p363-367 Journal Article, 2010

Nassiri, M., Quinlan, J.F., O'Byrne, J.M., Analysis of 13 early failures of the mobile bearing Oxford phase III unicompartmental knee prosthesis, European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, 20, (4), 2010, p303-307 Journal Article, 2010

Pennington, J., Quinlan, J., Doyle, T., Bayan, A., Theis, J.C., Results of porous-coated anatomic and duracon total knee arthroplasty., The journal of knee surgery, 23, (4), 2010, p181-186 Journal Article, 2010

Quinlan, J.F., North, J., Clarke, D.A., Gwynne-Jones, D.P., Radiation-induced osteonecrosis of the hips following genital-preserving surgery and chemoradiotherapy, New Zealand Medical Journal, 122, (1297), 2009, p84-86 Journal Article, 2009

Quinlan, M.R., Quinlan, J.F., Lenehan, B., Bahari, S., McElwain, J.P., The need for multi-disciplinary management of combined orthopaedic and genito-urinary injuries, European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, 19, (4), 2009, p249-254 Journal Article, 2009

Sharafeldin, K.N., Quinlan, J.F., Corrigan, J., Kelly, I.P., Functional follow-up of locking plate fixation of fractures of the proximal humerus, European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, 18, (2), 2008, p87-92 Journal Article, 2008

MacGiobain, S., Quinlan, J.F., O'Malley, N., Brophy, D., Quinlan, W.R., Isolated proximal tibiofibular joint dislocation in an elite rugby union player, British Journal of Sports Medicine, 42, (4), 2008, p306-307 Journal Article, 2008

Wahab, A., Quinlan, J.F., Sherif, S., Kelly, I.P., Are cementless acetabular components contra-indicated in the elderly?, European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, 17, (3), 2007, p263-266 Journal Article, 2007

Senouci, M., FitzPatrick, D., Quinlan, J.F., Mullett, H., Coffey, L., McCormack, D., Quantification of the coupled motion that occurs with axial rotation and lateral bending of the head-neck complex: An experimental examination, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 221, (8), 2007, p913-919 Journal Article, 2007

Walsh, J.C., Quinlan, J.F., Stapleton, R., Fitzpatrick, D.P., McCormack, D., Three-dimensional motion analysis of the lumbar spine during "free squat" weight lift training, American Journal of Sports Medicine, 35, (6), 2007, p927-932 Journal Article, 2007

Wedde, T.B., Quinlan, J.F., Khan, A., Khan, H.J., Cunningham, F.O., McGrath, J.P., Fractures of the sternum: The influence of non-invasive cardiac monitoring on management, Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, 127, (2), 2007, p121-123 Journal Article, 2007

O'Shea, K., Quinlan, J.F., Waheed, K., Brady, O.H., The usefulness of computed tomography following open reduction and internal fixation of acetabular fractures., Journal of orthopaedic surgery (Hong Kong), 14, (2), 2006, p127-132 Journal Article, 2006

Quinlan, J.F., Mullett, H., Stapleton, R., FitzPatrick, D., McCormack, D., The use of the Zebris motion analysis system for measuring cervical spine movements in vivo, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 220, (8), 2006, p889-896 Journal Article, 2006

Walsh, J.C., Quinlan, J.F., Butt, K., Towers, M., Devitt, A.T., Variation in position of the L4/5 disc inter-space from the anatomical landmark: Review of 450 radiographs and clinical applications, European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, 16, (3), 2006, p203-206 Journal Article, 2006

Quinlan, J.F., Watson, R.W.G., Kelly, G., Kelly, P.M., O'Byrne, J.M., Fitzpatrick, J.M., Transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-ß) in acute injuries of the spinal cord, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series B, 88, (3), 2006, p406-410 Journal Article, 2006

McDermott, C., Quinlan, J.F., Kelly, I.P., Trampoline injuries in children, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series B, 88, (6), 2006, p796-798 Journal Article, 2006

Quinlan, J.F., O'Shea, K., Doyle, F., Brady, O.H., In-cement technique for revision hip arthroplasty, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series B, 88, (6), 2006, p730-733 Journal Article, 2006

Quinlan, J.F., Duke, D., Eustace, S., Bertolotti's syndrome, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series B, 88, (9), 2006, p1183-1186 Journal Article, 2006

Weekes, G., Quinlan, J.F., O'Toole, G.C., O'Byrne, J.M., A prospective analysis of the need for urinary catheterisation in the first 24 h post-primary arthroplasty, European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, 16, (4), 2006, p330-332 Journal Article, 2006

Quinlan, J.F., Harty, J.A., O'Byrne, J.M., The need for multidisciplinary management of patients with upper thoracic spine fractures caused by high-velocity impact: a review of 32 surgically stabilised cases., Journal of orthopaedic surgery (Hong Kong), 13, (1), 2005, p34-39 Journal Article, 2005

Vioreanu, M.H., Quinlan, J.F., Robertson, I., O'Byrne, J.M., Vertebral fractures and concomitant fractures of the sternum, International Orthopaedics, 29, (6), 2005, p339-342 Journal Article, 2005

O'Shea, K., Quinlan, J.F., Kutty, S., Mulcahy, D., Brady, O.H., The use of uncemented extensively porous-coated femoral components in the management of Vancouver B2 and B3 periprosthetic femoral fractures, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series B, 87, (12), 2005, p1617-1621 Journal Article, 2005

Harty, J.A., Quinlan, J.F., Kennedy, J.G., Walsh, M., O'Byrne, J.M., Anthropometrical analysis of cervical spine injuries, Injury, 35, (3), 2004, p249-252 Journal Article, 2004

Quinlan, J.F., Healy, C.F., Royston, D., Murray, P., PNET of the hallux, Irish Medical Journal, 97, (4), 2004, p118 Journal Article, 2004

Murphy, S.M., Connoly, P., Browne, R.F.J., Quinlan, J., Torreggiani, W., McElwain, J.P., Computed tomography wire localisation-assisted operative retrieval of a migrated symphysis pubis plate from the ischiorectal fossa, Irish Medical Journal, 96, (1), 2003, p25-26 Journal Article, 2003

Soffe, K.E., Quinlan, J.F., Niall, D., MacManus, W.F., Hynes, D., An open forearm fracture with intermedullary foreign body plug - A complication of airbag deployment, Injury, 34, (4), 2003, p312-315 Journal Article, 2003

Quinlan, J.F., Molloy, M., Hurson, B.J., Pectoralis major tendon ruptures: When to operate, British Journal of Sports Medicine, 36, (3), 2002, p226-228 Journal Article, 2002

Quinlan, J.F., McCarthy, D., Quinland, W.R., Multiple myeloma and intramedullary nailing, European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, 11, (3), 2001, p187-189 Journal Article, 2001



Honorary Academic Secretary IITOS 2015

Honorary Secretary FFSEM 2016

Vice-President/President AO UK and Ireland 2108

Committee for Surgical Affairs, RCSI 2018

Reviewer Annals Journal and Bulletin Journal 2015

Reviewer Irish Journal of Medical Science 2017

Reviewer The Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 2107

MCh examiner 2012

PhD examiner 2015

External examiner UCC modular MCh programme 2013

FRCS (Tr. & Orth.) Examiner 2020


Member of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine UK (MFSEM UK) September 2007

Member of the Irish Institute for Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery (IITOS) November 2009

Member of AO Trauma January 2011

Fellow of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (FFSEM) July 2015