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Mr. Jochen Fischer
MD, MRCSEd, FRCS(Tr&Orth)
Consultant Orthopaedic & Upper Limb Surgeon

Prizes

1st Prize for the best presentation, Alder Hey Alumni Research Meeting, Liverpool, December 2005
"Analysis of recurrence in the treatment resistant clubfoot"
Jochen Fischer, Manish Changulani, Rose Davies, Selvadurai Nayagam

Employment History

Current Post
Since August 2008 Consultant Upper Limb Surgeon
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Previous Posts
Apr 08 – Jul 08 Locum Consultant Upper Limb Surgeon
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Feb 08 – Mar 08
2 months
SpR in Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Mersey Deanery, Macclesfield Hospital
Mr. M. Waseem: Upper Limb Surgery
Sep 07 – Jan 08
5 months
In-training Upper Limb Fellowship
Mersey Deanery, Arrowe Park University Hospital
Mr. A. Simison: Hand, Wrist and Elbow Surgery
Mr. A. Morris: Upper Limb Surgery
March 07 – Aug 07
6 months
Hand Fellow
Pulvertaft Hand Unit, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary
Miss J. Arrowsmith: Plastic & Hand Surgery
Mr. D. Quinton: Hand & Wrist Surgery
Mr. P. Lunn: Hand & Wrist Surgery
Mr. C. Heras-Palou: Complex wrist problems
Jan 07 – Feb 07
2 months
SpR in Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Mersey Deanery, Arrowe Park University Hospital
Mr. A. Simison: Hand, Wrist and Elbow Surgery
Mr. A. Morris: Upper Limb Surgery
June 06 – Dec 06
7 months
Upper Limb Fellow
Wrightington Hospital, Upper Limb Unit
Mr. A. Smitt: Upper Limb Surgery
Mr. S. Murali: Wrist and Hand Surgery
Mr. J. Haines: Shoulder Surgery
Nov 05 – May 06
7 months
SpR in Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Mersey Deanery
Whiston Hospital, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital
Miss L. Feldberg, Mr. P. McArthur
Hand Surgery / Plastic Surgery
May 05 – Oct 05
6 months
SpR in Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Mersey Deanery, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital
Mr. S. Nayagam: Limb Reconstruction
Mr. A. Bass: Hip and Foot Surgery, Cerebral Palsy
Nov 04 – Apr 05
6 months
SpR in Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Mersey Deanery, Arrowe Park University Hospital
Mr. J. Kaye: Shoulder, Hip and Pelvic Surgery

Doctorate Thesis

  • Subject of the Thesis: "Patella problems with the Duracon Total Knee Arthroplasty, a prospective randomized study" (Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Prof. L. Jani)

    The Thesis was awarded with "Cum Laude" (With Honour) by the University of Heidelberg/Germany in 1998

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • "IMHS in peritrochanteric fractures"
    J. Fischer, Y. Chee, M. Waseem, K. Barnes
    Hip International, 2005; 15: 33-37

  • "Eponyms: errors in clinical practice and scientific writing"
    M. Waseem, M. Khan, N. Hussain, P. Giannoudis, J. Fischer, R. Smith Acta Orthopaedica Belgica, Feb 2005; 71(1): 1-8

  • "Partial percutaneous epiphyseodesis in patients with congenital abnormalities of the growth plates"
    M. Waseem, J. Fischer, R. Paton
    Journal of Paediatric Orthopaedics Part B, 13(1), Jan 2004, 39-42

  • "Management of completely displaced metaphyseal fractures of the distal radius in children"
    Letter to the editor
    AK Gambhir, J Fischer, M Waseem
    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Br. 2003 Apr; 85(3): 463

  • "Recurrent non-traumatic dislocation of both hips"
    J. Fischer, B. Todd, P. Sanville, M. Webb, A. Mirza
    Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica 2003; 74(1): 104-106

  • "Aligning the leg of the patient in femoral nailings facilitates insertion of distal locking screws"
    J. Fischer, M. Waseem, A.K. Ghambir
    Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 2002; 84 (5): 360

  • "Simultaneous volar dislocation of the fifth carpometacarpal joint and the fourth metacarpophalangeal joint"
    J. Fischer, M. Waseem, A. Gambhir, R. Creedon
    Acta Orthopaedica Belgica 2002; 68 (2): 175-177

  • "Advantages of patellar resurfacing in total knee arthroplasty. Two-year results of a prospective randomized study"
    H. Schroeder-Boersch, G.Scheller, J. Fischer
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg (1998) 117:73-78

Published Abstracts

  • "Experience with the intramedullary hip screw in the treatment of inter- and subtrochanteric fractures"
    J. Fischer, M. Waseem, K. Barnes
    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Br 2004; 86-B: Supp 3, 225

  • "AO hybrid fixator in the management of tibial fractures"
    J. Fischer, M. Waseem, S. Sadiq, D. Bamford, P. Turner
    Injury 34 (2003), 601

  • "Treatment of inter- and subtrochanteric fractures of the neck of the femur with the Intramedullary Hip Screw"
    J. Fischer, P. Patil, M. Waseem. K. Barnes
    Injury 34 (2003), 601-2

  • "Experience with the intramedullary hip screw in the treatment of inter- and subtrochanteric fractures"
    J. Fischer, M. Waseem, K. Barnes
    Abstract Book, 6th Congress of EFORT 2003, 27

  • "Treatment of tibial fractures with the AO Hybrid Fixator"
    J. Fischer, M. Waseem, S. Sadiq, D. Bamford, P. Turner
    Abstract Book, 6th Congress of EFORT 2003, 265

Oral Presentations

  • "Splint use following fasciectomy for Dupuytren's contracture"
    J. Fischer, R. Rees, A. Morris, A. Simison
    Spring Meeting of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand, Leicester, May 2008

  • "Management of long-term complications following trapeziectomy"
    J. Fischer, D. Quinton
    Spring Meeting of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand, Leicester, May 2008

  • "Analysis of recurrence in the treatment-resistant clubfoot"
    J. Fischer, M. Changulani, R. Davies, S. Nayagam
    4th Meeting of the ASAMI, October 2006, Kyoto, Japan

  • "Analysis of recurrence in the treatment-resistant clubfoot"
    J. Fischer, M. Changulani, R. Davies, S. Nayagam
    BOA Annual Meeting, September 2006, Glasgow

  • "Effects of postoperative instructions on recovery after tonsillectomy"
    J. Jalaludhin, J. Fischer, I. Malek, N. Ayoubi, A. Kobbe
    BACO, July 2006, Birmingham

  • "Intramedullary Rockwood pin fixation of clavicular fractures"
    Sundaramurthy, K. Saldanha, J. Fischer, M. Waseem, J. Kaye
    European Trauma Congress, May 2006, Slovenia

  • "Experience with the Intramedullary Hip Screw in the treatment of inter- and subtrochanteric fractures"
    J. Fischer, M. Waseem, K. Barnes
    EFORT 6th European Congress, June 2003, Helsinki, Finland

  • "Treatment of inter- and subtrochanteric fractures of the neck of the femur with the Intramedullary Hip Screw"
    J. Fischer, P. Patil, M. Waseem, K. Barnes
    British Trauma Society, Annual Meeting, October 2002 Leeds

  • "AO Hybrid Fixastor in the treatment of tibial fractures"
    J. Fischer, M. Waseem, S. Sadiq, D. Bamford, P. Tuner
    British Trauma Society, Annual Meeting, October 2002 Leeds

Poster Presentations

  • "Treatment of tibial fractures with the AO Hybrid Fixator"
    J. Fischer, M. Waseem, S. Sadiq, D. Bamford, P. Turner
    EFORT 6th European Congress, June 2003, Helsinki, Finland

  • "Eponyms in Orthopaedics - To use or not to use ?"
    M. Waseem, P. Giannoudis, J. Fischer, R. Smith
    Spring Meeting of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand
    April 2003, Cambridge

  • "The advantages of patellar resurfacing in total knee arthroplasty. Two year results of a prospective randomized study"
    H. Schroeder Boersch, G.Scheller, J. Fischer, L. Jani
    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 64th annual meeting, February 1997 Los Angeles

  • "The advantages of patellar resurfacing in total knee arthroplasty. Two year results of a prospective randomized study"
    H. Schroeder Boersch, G.Scheller, J. Fischer, L. Jani
    SICOT 20th World Congress, August 1996 Amsterdam

  • "Patella problems in total knee arthroplasty, a prospective randomized study"
    R. Wissenbach, J. Fischer, G. Scheller
    EFFORT 2nd European Congress, July 1995, Munich, Germany

Audit Presentations

  • "Splint use following surgery for Dupuytren's contracture"
    Patient compliance and problems with the use of splints following surgery for Dupuytren's contracture.
    Arrowe Park Hospital, December 2007

  • "Management of long-term complications following trapeziectomy"
    Incidence and treatment of complications following trapeziectomy in 103 patients.
    Pulvertaft Hand Center, Derby, September 2007

  • "Audit of pelvic and acetabular fractures"
    Assessment of types of injuries, complications and referral patterns.
    Arrowe Park Hospital, June 2006

  • "Fixation of clavicle fractures using the Rockwood pin"
    Summing up the experience of the first 5 cases treated with the Rockwood nail.
    Arrowe Park Hospital, May 2005

  • "Pain levels during surgery of the upper limb under local anaesthetic with the use of a tourniquet."
    Warrington Hospital, April 2004

  • "Wound healing with the open palm technique"
    An Audit focusing on the timing of wound healing and the rate of complications using the open palm technique in surgery for Dupuytrens contractures.
    Warrington Hospital, April 2004

  • "Evidence based medicine in the orthopaedic outpatient clinic"
    An Audit on how "Evidence based medicine" influences decision making in the Orthopaedic Outpatient Clinic.
    Leighton Hospital, April 2003

  • "Experience with the IMHS in Macclesfield DGH"
    A retrospective review of notes and x-rays of 45 patients who underwent fixation of inter- and subtrochanteric fractures of the femur with the Intramedullary Hip Screw. This Audit focused on implant related complications and failure mechanisms.
    Macclesfield DGH, February 2002

  • "Postoperative morbidity in patients with fractures of the ankle"
    This Audit focussed on soft tissue problems following operative treatment of ankle fractures and the timing of surgery.
    Stepping Hill Hospital, October 2001

  • "The use of x-rays in the diagnosis of fractures of the nasal bones"
    An Audit to review the current practice of taking routine x-rays in the management of suspected fractures of the nasal bones.
    Tameside Hospital, January 2001
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Professional Memberships

  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • General Medical Council
  • British Medical Association
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Orthopaedic Trainees Association
  • Medical Defence Union
Shoulder Care
Elbow Care
Hand/ Wrist
Multimedia Patient Education
Patient Forms
Spire Regency Hospital
BMI Healthcare
Manchester Orthopaedic Group
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