Hello and Welcome to the Sports Hip site based in Waterford, Ireland a centre which prides itself on delivering the highest quality of assessment and treatment for all conditions of the hip and groin. This site is an extension of  thehipandgroinclinic.ie site and is more focused on the sportmen and women of the world and the hip issues they may experience due to competing in both recreational and competitive sports.

The Hip and Groin Clinic provides sportsmen and women with rapid, often next day, access to specialist consultants, who are experts in the diagnosis, management and treatment of hip and groin related pain or injury, including Hip Arthroscopy, with no delay to further investigations or surgery, if required.

The surgical team at HipSports are experts in their field and are supported by a dedicated orthopaedic nursing, administration and physiotherapy team who work endlessly to provide the best quality of care at every stage of the patient’s treatment.

Mr. Carton specialises in hip surgery in athletes at all levels from recreational (gym/fitness) to competitive (club, inter-county, national, international). Having performed almost 2,500 hip preservation surgeries he is the country’s leading expert in the ‘Sports Hip Repair’.


Conor Niland – Former Ireland number 1 Tennis Player

“My hip surgery at the Whitfield Clinic was very successful and has greatly helped my mobility since.”




“Life changing surgery, can enjoy life well, free to move and do normal things. Definitely the best job I have had done on me!