David Michael Comer

Education

Abbey Grammar 1990 - 1997
Newry
GCSE (11): 4A*, 4A, 2B, 1C
A-Levels (4): 4A (Top of School Year in each)

Qualifications & Awards

  • Awarded MB BCh BAO, August 1997 - July 2002, QUB
  • Awarded PRHO of the Year Prize 2003 – 2004 (nominated by Consultant staff): “Allison Post Graduate Prize for Outstanding Clinical Merit”
  • MRCP (UK)
    • Part 1, January 2004; Part 2,     April 2005; PACES, November 2005 
  • Awarded RCP Respiratory Specialty Certificate Examination 19th May 2010

Employment History

  • August 2002 – August 2003: Royal Victoria Hospital, PRHO
  • August 2003 – August 2005: Royal Victoria Hospital, Medical SHO Rotation
  • August 2005 – August 2006: Craigavon Area Hospital, Medical SHO Rotation
  • August 2006 – August 2007: Care of Elderly, Altnagelvin Area Hospital, LAT
  • August 2007 – February 2008: Altnagelvin Area Hospital, ST3
  • February 2008 – August 2008: Mater Hospital, ST3
  • August 2008 – February 2009: Cystic Fibrosis Unit, Belfast City Hospital, ST4
  • February 2009 – August 2009: ICU, Royal Victoria Hospital, ST4
  • August 2009  to finish August 2012: Research

Peer reviewed publications

  • "Hypothyroid associated Sensorineuronal Deafness " Comer DM, McConnell EM. Irish Journal of Medical Science 2010; 179(4): 621-622.
  • "Successful Endobronchial stenting for bronchial compression from a massive thoracic aortic aneurysm " Comer DM, Bedi A, Kennedy P, McManus K, McIlwaine W. Journal of Surgical Case Reports. October 2010. ISSN: 2042-8812
  • “Clinical Phenotype for the Cystic Fibrosis G551D mutation” Comer DM, Rendall JC, Hall V, Ennis M, Elborn JS. Q J Med 2009; 102:793-798.
  • “A diagnostic dilemma: a case report” Comer DM, Edgar JD. Cases J 2009; 2: 99.
  • “Hypokalaemic Paralysis Precipitated by Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis Secondary to Sjögren’s Syndrome" Comer DM, Droogan AG, Young IS, Maxwell AP. Ann Clin Biochem 2008; 45: 221–225.
  • “A Myeloproloferative disease and Pseudohyperkalaemia” Comer DM, Sharpe PC, Hull D, Hamilton BA. British Journal of Hospital Medicine 2007; 68 Iss.1 08, 47.
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