Our orthopaedic team offers comprehensive musculoskeletal care, including minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery.

Our orthopaedic team cares for patients with bone, joint and muscle conditions. 

Orthopaedic surgery is a major area of expertise at Hermitage Clinic. We have an expert team of specialists who will look after you throughout your consultation, treatment and recovery. 

Our team includes:

  • Orthopaedic surgeons
  • Clinical nurse specialists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Anaesthetists
  • Pharmacists
  • Discharge coordinator

At Hermitage Clinic, we have a dedicated orthopaedic and spinal ward as well as specialist theatres, advanced technologies and robotic surgical platforms.

From the time of your arrival until your discharge from the clinic, our multidisciplinary team work together to make sure you get the best treatment and care possible. 

Who we treat

Our orthopaedic team treat a number of common conditions including:

  • osteoarthritis
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • degenerative spinal disease
  • adult hip dysplasia
  • degenerative disease of hip and knee
  • Perthes disease (childhood hip disorder)
  • rotator cuff injury
  • ligament repair
  • fractures

What to expect

Once you've agreed on a treatment plan with your consultant, you'll have a preoperative health assessment to check you're in the best possible health for your procedure. You'll also be able to ask any questions you have.

On the morning of your procedure, you'll be shown to our Day of Surgery Admission Unit (DOSA). Here, staff will prepare you for surgery and make sure this is a quick and comfortable as possible. 

Procedures

Our orthopaedic consultant team specialises in upper and lower limb surgeries that help relieve pain, treat disease and repair bones and joints.  Our team also carries out minimally invasive joint replacement surgery using an enhanced recovery program. 

Procedures available include:

  • spinal surgery
  • total hip replacement 
  • total knee replacement
  • shoulder replacement
  • rotator cuff repair
  • arthroscopies (keyhole joint surgery)
  • ORIF (open reduction internal fixation) to repair broken bones or serious fractures
  • osteotomy (where bones are cut or reshaped to repair a joint)
  • metatarsal joint replacements
  • synovectomy (removal of joint tissue to ease pain)


Our specialist orthopaedic surgical team conducts thousands of procedures every year. Hermitage Clinic theatres are equipped with the best technology available in robotic, navigation, imaging and sterile environment systems.

If you need surgery and we can treat you on a day case basis, our team will care for you on our dedicated day ward.

Insurance

Not all services are covered by health insurance. To find out if you're covered, contact your health insurance provider before your visit.

Visit our Health insurance and self-pay page for more information.

Payment

If you do not have health insurance or your health plan does not cover the full cost, you will need to pay on the day of your visit.

You might be able to claim fees on your insurance.

If you need to submit an insurance excess or pay inpatient fees after a stay at the Hermitage Clinic, you can pay your bill online.

Consultants

Mr. Khalid Merghani
Mr. Joe Sparkes
Mr. Imran Sharif
Prof. Eoin Sheehan
Mr. Mark Quinn
Prof. Turlough O'Donnell
Mr. Paul Murphy
Mr. Gavin McHugh
Mr. Fergal McGoldrick
Mr. John Lunn
Mr. Peter Keogh
Mr. Paddy Kenny
Mr. Patrick Joseph Groarke
Ms. Olivia Flannery
Mr. David Cogley
Mr. Stefan Bryne
Mr.David Borton