NOAH (North Dublin Orthopaedic Animal Hospital) provides specialist care for dogs and cats in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

We offer a multi-disciplinary referral service for vets. Our service is led by Dr William McCartney MVB, Dipl ECVS, DSAS (Orth), PhD, C Eng, MIMeche, FRCVS.

Dr McCartney is a recognised specialist in small animal orthopaedics and a European recognised specialist in small animal surgery. He is a pioneering veterinary surgeon and was the first to perform many surgical treatments for animals in Ireland.

Dr McCartney is the principal surgeon at NOAH and has over 25 years experience in referral orthopaedics and neurology, with over 62 peer reviewed publications in these areas of expertise.

  • He has been performing total hip replacements since 1990, and was the first to do total elbow replacements and total knee replacement in Ireland.
  • He has been performing regular spinal surgery, fracture and joint surgery since 1992

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If you have a case that is not responding to treatment, you may consider referring cases to us:

  • Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeries
  • Neurology
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Soft tissue Surgery Diagnostic Imaging
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