Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital

Specialist Hospital/Clinic | Dublin, Ireland

Hospital description

Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital is Irelands’ major centre for elective orthopaedic surgery. Cappagh has been the pioneer of Orthopaedic Surgery in Ireland and is now the biggest dedicated Orthopaedic hospital in the country; it is also a major centre for elective orthopaedic surgery.

Founded as a Voluntary hospital founded in 1908 under the care of the Religious Sisters of Charity, Cappagh has previously been known for its ‘Open Air’ wards and surgical treatment of children with TB, however it has now been transformed into an outstanding elective hospital that provides a full range of Orthopaedic services including Major Joint Replacement, Spinal Surgery, Primary Bone Tumour service, Paediatric orthopaedics and Sports Injuries.

Cappagh also has an orthotic unit that produces bespoke artificial limbs, braces and other aids for patients from all over Ireland. Due to this referral capacity, Cappagh has links with many Irish hospitals, including some notable Dublin hospitals such as, Beaumont Hospital, Children’s University Hospital, Temple Street and the Mater University Hospital.


Hospital type Specialist Hospital/Clinic
Local language English
Funding Status Public


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