UPMC Sports Surgery Clinic

UPMC Sports Surgery Clinic (SSC) is the leading private orthopaedic hospital in Ireland, with both a national and international reputation for orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine. Its mission is to deliver the highest standard of care at competitive rates and to have comprehensive insurance contracts with all of Ireland’s leading health insurance companies.

UPMC SSC is a centre of excellence in joint replacement (hip, knee, shoulder) and sports soft tissue surgery. The clinic has in excess of 40 consultants in orthopaedic surgery and allied specialities supported by a team of highly specialised nurses, physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals.

Located in Santry Demesne, Dublin 9, the clinic prides itself in the following areas:

  • Access to the right consultant
  • Access to all the required investigations
  • The highest quality of preoperative care
  • Personal rehabilitation programmes to maximise outcomes from treatment

Facilities at UPMC Sports Surgery Clinic include seven ultra clean-air operating theatres dedicated to orthopaedic and spinal surgical procedures, an onsite diagnostic imaging department (including three 3.0 Tesla MRI scanners) and a performance rehabilitation centre located in its sports medicine department.

The clinic has 27 consultant rooms and 91 inpatient beds, and 18 day-case beds. Patient comfort is at the heart of the service provided by SSC, with every room having its own en suite bathroom and bedside entertainment system.

Services provided at the clinic include:

  • Assessment, diagnosis and treatment of all orthopaedic conditions and sports injuries
  • Shoulder, hip and knee joint replacement surgery
  • Spinal assessment/spinal surgery
  • Hand, foot and ankle surgery
  • Fully equipped sports and exercise medicine department
  • State-of-the-art physiotherapy and performance rehabilitation departments
  • Strength and conditioning
  • MRI/X-ray 

The sports medicine department at UPMC SSC has an international reputation for sports injury management and rehabilitation. In 2017, the sports medicine department relocated to a new fully equipped rehabilitation facility in Gulliver’s Retail Park. This new facility employs techniques used in professional sports to improve injury management outcomes and patient satisfaction.

UPMC SSC also possesses accreditation from Joint Commission International, an international healthcare accreditation organisation which is a worldwide leader in improving the quality of healthcare.

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