JR, Fitness Trainer, Dublin –

After two years of visiting numerous injury specialists, taking medication, and receiving cortisone injections, I visited Mr Carton and received the correct diagnosis and treatment from the team at The Hip and Groin Clinic. Following my procedure, I have returned to full fitness and cannot express my gratitude enough for their treatment and post-op care. Highly recommended.

Wayne Hutchinson, 10 years post hip arthroscopy –

Dear Mr Carton. Thank you for the work you have done on my two hips. Without question I really feel you added 8-10 years to my hurling career. I will be forever grateful

Emma Lynagh –

From my very first experience of Mr Carton and his 2 lovely secretaries the entire experience has been fantastic at Whitfield. Mr Carton is the first consultant in many many years who has fixed me where I have no pain and am able to sleep soundly and uninterrupted at night, after many years of both. Thanks once again!

M.T County Gaelic Footballer, 2 years post-op –

“Prior to surgery I had considered retiring from football as I couldn’t function to the best of my ability any longer given the restrictions I had and the stiffness and the pain I was feeling before and during training/matches. Since surgery my flexibility has greatly improved and pain reduced allowing me to compete at a a level I am capable of”

CMcC –
I would highly recommend anyone who feels that this surgery would benefit to trust Dr.Carton. He is excellent in his field of hip intervention and I would trust him with any issues I may have in the future

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

T.P –
I received excellent care under Mr Carton and his team with a comfortable and efficient stay at the Whitfield clinic

J.J –
A great success which has encourages me to mind myself by taking lots of exercise and generally investing in my health.

Kealy Tideswell –

I would just like to send my thanks and to Mr Carton, appreciation finally I am running cramp free since the last operation in December, back competing and won the county championship 4k yesterday no problems, the leg feels great, over the moon, that instability and cramping up has gone, no pain. Just wanted to say thank you feels great to be back running symptom free after so long,

E.M –
Fantastic clinic with top class care, would definitely recommend to others and if I had to have and operation again I would. Very happy with the service and the outcome.

D.Tobin –
Still feels great 5 years on. Have greatly increased my levels of physical activity since the operations and reached a level that would not have possible without the operation.

Aisling Holton –

“Since attending Mr. Carton first back in 2015 I have had nothing but the best of care from himself and all his team at the Whitfield Clinic. Nine months post hip surgery I captained Kildare to an All-Ireland Intermediate football title and since then I have won two All Ireland Club Camogie titles. I’ve no doubt that the care and advice I received from Mr. Carton and everyone at Whitfield Clinic got me back playing to my best and helped me contribute to these wins.” 

Eoin –

“My experience with Mr Carton and Whitfield was a very positive one. One thing that struck me about Mr Carton was his ability to undertand the worries and questions I had about returning to play at a high level. His understanding of what it meant to me to get back playing made the process easier”

Brenda O’Sullivan –

“5 years on and I am very healthy and fit. Have never looked back since the day of my operation. To me it was like a miracle. I went from feeling like an old woman to getting my life back”

E.E. –

“I should have had this surgery earlier if I had known the difference this would have made.”

R. Sheridan –

“Before this surgery I could not complete a game without being left stiff and in pain for days afterwards. I have managed to return to inter-county hurling and high level of both club hurling and football. More importantly, it vastly improved my quality of life and left me pain free”

Sean Fahey –

“I am delighted with the result of my hip operation. My problem was causing me a lot of back pain. My operation gave me the chance to change direction with sport. Instead of running all the time, I now swim cycle and ski and I also enjoy fishing which is demanding on my hip at times because of the climbing involved.”

Julia Walsh –

“My experience at the Hip and Groin Clinic was excellent. Without the surgery I would not be able to run or exercise today. My quality of life has improved immensely.”

Sean O’Gorman –

“Cannot complain. Has been a great success, care during and after has been more than one could ask for.”

Elaine Hayes –

“The amount of movement I have now is fantastic as before the surgeries I struggled to walk.”

Niall Leahy –

“The service and experience are first class. It has been good to know they are still interested in our

Nicholas Jacob –

“Surgery staff and facilities were very good. The follow up and after care support was great. I contacted Physio (Shane) a number of times with queries and he was very helpful.”

Martina H. –

“From assessment to follow up the service and procedures are professionally completed and questions and concerns are dealt with promptly and efficiently.”
“Pain free and able to enjoy life without limitations or medication!”

S. Wall –

“I feel the experience was good and I got back playing soccer. Before the operation I could not run or play soccer without pain in my groin.”

M. Sheehan –

“I have recommended the clinic to a number of my team mates and friends with some now going to visit the clinic. I have been very happy with the level of care and detail in the post op period.”

Eimear Myles –

“Fantastic clinic with top class care, would definitely recommend to others and if I had to have an operation again I would be very happy with the service and the outcome.”

E. Kileen –

“I have highest regards for people in the hip and groin clinic. From first day I was with the consultant to complete follow up care was to highest standards. I could not have been happier with the care I received.”

John Walsh –

“Hip arthroscopy was something I needed to have done and am glad I had it done at the Hip and Groin Clinic. My hip has not prevented me from participating in any activities I wanted to do since the operation”

Richie Power –

“I have had absolutely no pain in my hip or groin since the operation. Thankfully got back playing straight away and have won two All Irelands since my operation”.

“Haven’t had any problems with my hip or groin since the op and have played at the highest level since, wouldn’t have been able to do so without my hip op-many thanks”

James Delaney –

“Excellent. Attention to detail was good and the operation and follow up procedures brought me back to a degree of participation in my general life and sport that I thought would never happen.”

Excellent diagnosis of problem – rectified speedily and follow-up plan of physio worked superbly plus regular call back check-ups from clinic were very positive.

Mary Comerford –

“Feel 100% since I recovered from my surgery. Had a baby in October 2014 and had no issues with my hip during labour or since, so very happy”

Sean Coughlin –

“I was very happy with the service and treatment from The Hip and Groin Clinic and I would like to thank them for their help”

Gerard Hackett –

“Mr. Carton is an excellent surgeon/consultant, is a very straight talker and gives detailed excellent explanations. Overall my experience here has been very good.”

Alan Moore –

“I feel I am extremely fortunate to have had surgery in time to avoid replacement, I have a new lease of life and would recommend this procedure wholeheartedly to suitable candidates.”

Cathal Coughlin –

“I feel that the hip surgery has helped me immensely. I now have no pain and am back playing sports in comfort”

Donnacha Cody –

“After 5 years of struggling with impingement in both my hips, I am completely pain free and have full functionality in both my hips”

Martin Lynch –

“I had two operations in 2010 and found Mr. Carton and his team very attentive and efficient in patient care both pre-op and post-op”.

D. Tobin –

“Still feels great 5 years on. Have greatly increased my levels of physical activity since the operations and reached a level that would not have been possible without the operation”

Thomas Falvey –

“The excellent treatment I received and the back-up of research and care taken is outstanding.. Thank you.”

“Mr Carton and his team at The Hip and Groin Clinic provide a world class service to his patients. The aftercare is excellent and in all one is made feel as comfortable as possible throughout all aspects of the procedure”

Gary Laffan –

“I found the experience very straight forward with little fuss. Aftercare was good and would have no problem ringing or emailing if I had questions or any problems regarding my hips. Very satisfactory. “

William Nolan –

“I had a good experience here at this clinic, during my two stays staff were very nice. Mr. Carton was very professional throughout & physio was also very attentive and caring.”

Donal Dennehey –

“The operation was explained to me fully beforehand, so I knew what to expect. The rehab programme was very thorough and aided my recovery.”

Shane McGrath –

“Since having the operation I have been able to return to a high level of sport and felt comfortable in doing so. I have to play at a consistently high level since having the operation and feel that I can now push myself without any fear.”

Gary O’Keeffe –

“I found the whole experience with Mr. Carton very efficient and professional, when I experience soreness and slow progress, Mr. Carton was very clear and explained what to do and to allow time and gave me stretches etc. to help, which worked well. The service was excellent overall.”

Shane Fitzgerald –

“I found that at all times I was very well informed as to what I was to do before, during and after my operation. The staff were excellent and as a result I was back playing GAA within 4 months of my second operation.”

Michelle Myler –

“I found the service very good from day 1, treated very well, I would come back if I needed to.”

Patrick Raftice –

“My experience was good, my expectations for the operation and rehab were fulfilled. I’m back playing sport at high level and this is down to this procedure and I have recommended it to fellow players.”

Stephen Cunningham –

“The understanding of sport amongst doctors and physios greatly aided my recovery in terms of advice and support. Every question/query was answered.”

Sean Tobin –

“All the staff here have been fantastic. They provide a top class service and I would recommend the staff and clinic to anyone looking for advice in this area”

G. Hoey –

“Overall very good service provided. Excellent attention to detail. Very professional. Excellent after care.”

Leanne Burke –

“The Hip and Groin Clinic has really helped me get back to doing what I love, pain free. After my surgery the pain was all but non-existent so far. Anyone who is thinking about the surgery I would definitely recommend it.”

Martin Moran –

“Surgery has brought me back to pre-level injury levels, I was suffering constant pain in my hip and now it is gone!”

James Barry –

“I have felt a huge increase in range of motion when playing. No more quad or hamstring tightness”

Gary Ring –

“Fantastic, exceeded my expectations, life changing. Lost 22lbs in weight, health improved dramatically. Thank you Mr. Carton so much, thanks”

Fidelma O’Rourke –

“I am very pleased with the result of surgery and it has allowed me to engage in everyday activities with confidence knowing that I won’t be in pain following my involvement with same. The last 3 months have been particularly noticeable of a pain free, limp free world!”

Colm Hayes –

“Very happy with results after surgery, pain in hips and back are minimal and I now have a lot more movement in hip joints. Great treatment from start to finish.”

Sean Tobin –

“After having 2 hip arthroscopies I would highly recommend Whitfield Clinic and in particular Mr Patrick Carton. The operations have helped me in my hurling career enabling me to be pain free post training and matches. A special word of thanks to all the staff at Whitfield for their professionalism and kindness.”