Grace Kettyle completed her Undergraduate Medical Degree at Queen’s University Belfast. During her time at Queen’s, she intercalated in Clinical Anatomy (MSc), allowing her to engage in clinical and research work of gastrointestinal surgery.
Recent research has included a clinical audit monitoring theatre turnaround time across hospitals in Northern Ireland. She is part of an international research team that has been granted funding by the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery Research Committee to design and implement the use of Smart Glasses Technology for remote proctoring and training of higher-level surgical trainees.
She has a keen interest in laparoscopic upper and lower GI surgery and has spent time at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in Dublin gaining experience in robotic surgery.
She is currently employed as a Foundation Doctor in South-West Acute Hospital in Northern Ireland, one of the new surgical elective hubs specialising in day case laparoscopic gallbladder and hernia repairs.