Prof. Mark Sherlock


Professor Sherlock graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2000 and undertook his intern and SHO schemes in Beaumont Hospital. He received his specialist endocrine training initially in Beaumont Hospital. Following this he spent Five years on a Specialist Endocrinology Fellowship in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham and University of Birmingham.

He received his MD thesis from the RCSI for studies related to morbidity and mortality in patients with acromegaly.

Prof. Sherlock obtained his PhD thesis from the University of Birmingham for studies relating to cortisol metabolism in muscle and in patients receiving hydrocortisone therapy. This research was funded by the Medical Research Council UK as a Clinical Research Training Fellowship. Professor Sherlock is author of more than 70 peer reviewed publications and 6 book chapters.

Professor Sherlock was appointed as a Consultant Endocrinologist in Tallaght Hospital in 2011 and moved to Beaumont Hospital/ RCSI as a Consultant Endocrinologist/ Associate Professor of Medicine in December 2017.

His main clinical and research interests are in all areas of pituitary and adrenal disease, salt and water homeostasis, and thyroid disease.