Consultant Profile

Mr Stephen Lipscombe

Mr Stephen Lipscombe MBChB, BSc, Diploma Hand Surgery
Practicing at:
Spire Cheshire Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Hand Surgery
    • Wrist surgery
Special clinical interests:

Hand and wrist surgery, wrist arthroscopy, wrist arthroplasty

Research interests:

The management of scaphoid fractures, scleroderma

Current NHS and /or university posts:

St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Orthopaedic Association
British Society of the Hand
Fellow Royal College of Surgeons (England)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01925 215 087
Private secretary:
Eve Anderson
Private secretary telephone number:
01925 598 217
Private secretary fax:
0161 850 1270
Background Information 
Professional profile:

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.

Personal profile:

Stephen is a keen sportsman and the majority of his leisure time is spent training for Olympic distance triathlon, competing in Chester, Salford, Bala and Cholmondely events each year.
He lives locally in Chester with his wife Hilary and daughter Anabelle and Chester Zoo is one of their favourite destinations.

Stephen is a member of the Folio Society for book collections and he has a season ticket at Manchester United

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Mr Stephen Lipscombe

Mr Stephen Lipscombe Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Warrington, Cheshire, private hospital specialist.

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Hospital Contacts

Appointments 01925 215 087
Self-pay enquiries 01925 215 029
X-ray and scan enquiries 01925 215 067
Physiotherapy and
sports injury treatment

01925 215 027


Invoice and payment queries 0845 600 5246

Hospital reception

Ward (nurse/friend/relative)

0845 602 2500

0845 602 2500

Hospital director Verlie Brazel
Head of clinical services Dan West

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