Mr Stephen Lipscombe

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

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Specialises in

  • Hand & Wrist
  • Shoulder & Elbow

About me

Stephen is an Orthopaedic Upper Limb Surgeon with a specialist interest in hand and wrist surgery. He trained and worked within the Mersey Deanery having merited an honours degree at Liverpool Medical School. He has a strong academic background having completed a first class degree in Physiology at Liverpool University where he studied calcium signalling in pancreatic acinar cells.

The majority of his orthopaedic surgical experience involves upper limb surgery, having finalised his training with one of the few nationally recognised advanced training post fellowships in hand / wrist surgery and successfully completing the British Diploma in Hand Surgery.

Stephen's surgical practice includes traumatic injuries to the upper limb and elective hand / wrist surgery including nerve disorders (carpal tunnel syndrome and ulnar nerve procedures), joint replacement (base of thumb, finger joints and wrist arthroplasty), dupuytrens disease (collagenase injection, fasciectomy and skin grafting) and minimally invasive wrist arthroscopy.

Areas of interest

Carpal tunnel syndrome; trigger finger; trigger thumb; finger problem; hand problem; wrist problem; fractures; broken bone; small joint replacement; wrist replacement; Wrist arthroscopy; scaphoid fractures; Dupuytrens disease; nerve disorders; scleroderma; hand swellings; ganglions; arthritis; thumb problem; collagenase; xiapex; injection; ulnar nerve; cubital tunnel syndrome; rheumatoid; painful fingers; finger stiffness

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Procedures completed

  • W9030

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - (1-5)

  • W7881

    Release of contracture of interphalangeal joint of finger (excluding trigger finger or Dupuytren¿s disease) - (1-5)

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (1-5)

  • W0285

    Trapezio-metacarpal joint surface replacement - (1-5)

  • S0632

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Head & Neck (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

    Spire Cheshire Hospital (1-5)

  • W7485

    Small joint (e.g. interphalangeal/ metacarpo-phalangeal joint) ligament reconstruction - (1-5)

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