Welcome to the Sports Hip site! This site is an extension of the hipgroinclinic.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.

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 2,000 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 in 2013 at the Whitfield Clinic was very successful and has greatly helped my mobility since.”