Why choose SSC?

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.
SSC is a centre of excellence in joint replacement (hip, knee, shoulder) and sports soft tissue surgery.

SSC 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.

The Clinic located in Santry Demesne, Dublin 9 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 SSC include seven ultra clean-air operating theatres dedicated to orthopaedic and spinal surgical procedures, an onsite diagnostic imaging department including two 3.0 Tesla MRI Scanners, and a performance rehabilitation centre located in our Sports Medicine Department.
SSC has 27 consultant rooms and  83 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 ensuite bathroom, bedside entertainment system with internet, telephone, TV sports and movies.
Services provided at the clinic include:

Careers at SSC

The Sports Medicine Department at SSC is the leading centre in Sports Medicine with world-acclaimed research and it has an international reputation for sports injury management and rehabilitation.
In 2017 due to increasing patient demand,  SSC Sports Medicine Department relocated to a new fully equipped rehabilitation facility in Gulliver’s Retail Park, approximately 500m from the main hospital.
This new facility employs techniques used in professional sports to improve injury management outcomes and patient satisfaction. This knowledge and experience at the elite level is applied at the clinic to all patients attracting many internationally recognised professional sports athletes as well as amateur sporting enthusiasts.
This facility houses our Sports & Exercise Medicine team consisting of Consultant Physicians, Physiotherapists, and Strength & Conditioning coaches and includes an ultra-modern Performance Rehabilitation Gym.
SSC Sports Medicine is also home to our cutting edge 3D Biomechanics Laboratory led by a team of Biomechanists and Researchers who regularly collaborate with consultants and local universities highlighting the real commitment that SSC places on promoting future breakthroughs in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.

3.0 Tesla MRI Scanner SSC

SSC is the only centre in Ireland that has two dedicated clinical 3.0 Tesla MRI scanners delivering superior image resolution and quality, supporting a centre of excellence in the assessment and treatment of Musculoskeletal pathology as well as general imaging. In addition to the two MRI scanners, the Radiology Department at the Sports Surgery Clinic includes cutting-edge diagnostic equipment such as a 64-slice CT scanner (with ASiR technology), Ultrasound, DEXA, OPG, Digital X-ray and Screening Digital X-Ray. All related image-guided therapeutic interventions such as targeted joint injections and spinal interventions are supported.
SSC is proud to possess accreditation from Joint Commission International (JCI), an international healthcare accreditation organisation which is a worldwide leader in improving the quality of healthcare.
Infection rates in SSC are extremely low, and our comprehensive infection prevention and control programme is committed to ensuring a safe environment for patients.
Our mission is to deliver the highest standard of care at competitive rates and have comprehensive insurance contracts with all of Ireland’s leading  Health Insurance companies. 
SSC offers patients the same excellent care, whether they are Olympic athletes or weekend warriors.