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Mr Jochen Fischer

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Surgical Specialties


Upper limb, trauma and orthopaedic surgeon


Undergraduate training - University of Heidelberg, Germany

Postgraduate training - Mersey Deanery

Professional career - Consultant at Macclesfield District General Hospital since April 2008

Prizes, memberships and fellowships - Trauma fellowship in South Africa, Upper limb fellowships in Derby, Wrightington and Indianapolis. Member of British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), British Society of Surgery of the Hand (BSSH), British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS) and British Medical Association.

Conditions treated - I’m treating patients for a variety of conditions affecting shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand due to longstanding degeneration, acute trauma and sports injuries. This includes conditions like shoulder impingement, rotator cuff tears, shoulder dislocations, tennis, golfers elbow, nerve entrapment like carpal, cubital tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, arthritis of shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand and all sorts of broken bones and torn tendons.

Procedures performed - Arthroscopies (keyhole surgery) of shoulder, elbow and wrist, joint replacements, release of nerve entrapment like carpal/cubital tunnel, release of Dupuytrens contracture, release of trigger fingers, tendon/ligament repairs and fixation of broken bones. Whenever possible I carry out procedures under local anaesthetic, as a day case and/or through keyhole surgery.


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