FSEM

Fellowship Award, Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine, RCSI

Fellowship Award to Specialist Hip and Groin Surgeon, Mr Patrick Carton Mr. Patrick Carton MD FRCS (Tr&Orth), Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Specialist in Hip and Groin surgery, has been awarded Fellowship of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (FFSEM), at the Royal College of Surgeon’s in Ireland. The award, presented on 10th July 2018, […]

Published Research – Labral cuff refixation in the hip

Labral cuff refixation in the hip: rationale and operative technique for preserving the chondrolabral interface for labral repair: a case series Patrick Finton Carton* and David Filan The Hip and Groin Clinic, Whitfield Clinic Medical Centre, Waterford City, Ireland Arthroscopic labral ‘takedown’ and refixation is utilized to permit adequate visualization and resection of the acetabular […]

Published Research – Extra-articular hip impingement – Case series

Arthroscopic Resection of a Large Bony Exostosis Arising from the Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine Causing Extra-articular Hip Impingement: A Case Series Carton P & Filan D Volume 6 | Issue 5 | JOCR November-December 2016 | Page 76- 80 DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.642 Abstract Introduction: Abnormal morphology of the anterior inferior iliac spine (AIIS) is a rarely […]

Recent radio interview on The Pat Kenny Show

In a recent interview with Pat Kenny, Mr. Patrick Carton spoke about the increased incidence of hip problems within the GAA ultimately requiring surgical intervention at an earlier age “…8 years ago the average age was approximately 33 years of age, last year our figures show the average age was 26-27 years of age” As […]

The 3rd Hip and Groin Sports Injury Symposium Whitfield Clinic

The Hip and Groin Clinic at the Whitfield Clinic Medical Centre has organised a 3rd sports injury symposium to once again bring together specialists in hip and groin sports surgery, as well as national experts in sports rehabilitation to discuss many of the difficulties surrounding hip and groin sports injury and its management. This is […]

Hip Surgery In The GAA

The Facts and The Truth Mr. Patrick Carton MD FRCS (Tr&Orth) Specialist Hip and Groin Surgeon, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Whitfield Clinic, Waterford Introduction: One of the biggest risks facing many GAA football and hurling players is progressive damage of their hip joints forcing an early end to their sports careers and developing arthritis of the […]