Mr Jochen Fischer

Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon

MD, MRCS Ed, FRCS (Tr and Orth)

Year qualified:2007


Personal profile

Mr Fischer was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Macclesfield District General Hospital in 2008 after training in Orthopaedics in Germany, Tameside, Stockport and Merseyside. Specialist Trauma Fellowship in Johannesburg/South Africa. Upper Limb and Hand surgery Fellowships in Wrightington, Derby and Indianapolis.

Research in various fields of Orthopaedics & Trauma with a number of peer reviewed journal publications, abstracts and national & international presentations. He performs a wide range of operations including arthroscopies, joint replacements and fixation of fractures for a variety of problems affecting shoulder, elbow wrist and hand.

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Clinical Interests

  • Upper limb surgery
  • Shoulder pain
  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Release of stiff elbow
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Hand and wrist ligament recosntruction
  • Trigger finger treatment
  • Finger arthritis treatment
  • Arthroscopic subacromial decompression
  • Nerve release surgery
  • Injections for dupuytrens surgery
  • Reconstruction after trauma
  • Osteotomy surgery

Professional Memberships

  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Medical Asociation
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • General Medical Council

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