Sports Surgery Clinic (SSC), the specialist sports medicine hospital, is seeking permission to expand operations at its Santry site which industry sources say are worth “tens of millions of euros” following to growing demand.
According to a planning application submitted to Fingal County Council, SSC is seeking a four storey basement extension to Santry Clinic.
In a brief statement on its expansion plans, SSC said growing demand for its services has seen it continue to grow and expand in recent years, including during the Covid pandemic when it expanded the number theater and hospital beds by 40%.
The 2020 results show that SSC generated a pre-tax profit of nearly €3.9 million.
“As SSC again approaches full utilization, it is entering its next phase of planned growth and is looking to increase its existing footprint (16,000m²) with an additional 11,000m² extension over four floors above basement. .
“Planning has been submitted to Fingal County Council for the expansion to facilitate three new operating theatres, additional inpatient and day care beds, ancillary and support infrastructure, a new entrance and a new reception, waiting areas and café, extended basement with additional parking for bikes and cars. places,” he said.
“Since SSC’s inception in 2007, it has become the largest orthopedic surgery and specialist sports medicine hospital in Europe, and this latest scheduling app represents the next exciting phase in its development.”
Industry sources said such an extension by SSC would require an investment of “tens of millions of euros”.
SSC was founded in 2007 by one of the world’s top orthopedic surgeons, Ray Moran, and has also been backed by his brother Kevin – a former Ireland, Manchester United and Dublin GAA star. It has earned a reputation as a center of excellence in arthroplasty (hip, knee, shoulder) and sports soft tissue surgery.
SSC, which has Brian Keane as managing director, is also known for its sports medicine division, with top athletes using its services.
SSC’s latest results for 2020 show that it generated a pre-tax profit of almost €3.9 million.