Dr Philip Anthony Hodnett

Dr. Philip Anthony Hodnett

Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist

Bon Secours Hospital Limerick

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Dr Philip Hodnett has recently been appointed to the Bons Secours Hospital Limerick. He completed his Musculoskeletal Fellowship training in NYU Langone/Hospital for Joint Diseases in 2010. His speciality training is diagnostic and MSK Interventional Radiology including joint, soft tissue and minimally invasive spinal intervention. He provides MSK imaging interpretation for many of the provincial inter-county football, hurling teams and professional rugby teams. Along with our excellent team of radiographers and nurses, the MSK intervention service continues to increase the number of patients treated for acute and chronic pain.  Dr Hodnett works closely with Orthopaedic Surgery, Rheumatology, Sports Medicine and local general practitioners to allow rapid diagnosis and appropriate triage of patients.

Specialist interests

  • MR Arthrography
  • Minimally invasive spinal intervention for cervical, thoracic, lumber spine pain including transforaminal epidural (nerve block), caudal epidural, facet joint injection, medial branch block and rhizotomy with urgent appointments for acute sciatica
  • Intra-articular joint injection under direct imaging (fluoroscopy/ultrasound) guidance
  • Sacroiliac joint injection
  • Diagnostic MSK Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound guided ligament, tendon and bursa injection including impingement syndromes
  • Ultrasound guided Mortons neuroma injection and ablation
  • Ultrasound guided carpal tunnel syndrome injection to aid conservative management
  • Diagnosis and treatment of chronic groin pain (inguinal neuralgia)


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