Dr. Craig N. Lippe, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 46

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Dr. Lippe:

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Dr. Lippe's Experience

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Dr. Lippe's Care Philosophy

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

New Hanover Regional Medical Center
2131 South 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Cape Fear Hospital
5301 Wrightsville Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28403

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Lippe

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
CAROLINA SPORTS MEDICINE & ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALISTS
Wilmington Office
1717 Shipyard Blvd Ste 350
Wilmington, NC 28403
CAROLINA SPORTS MEDICINE & ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALISTS
Whiteville Office
612 Jefferson St
Whiteville, NC 28472
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    Dr. Lippe's Experience

    Dr. Lippe's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Ankle Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Scapular, Clavicle, Ribs, and Sternum
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Dislocation Treatment
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    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Surgery
    • Steroid Injections
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Ataxia
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Arthritis
    • Hip Diseases
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Injury
    • Hip Pain
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    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Arthritis
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Pain
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Sever's Disease
    • Shoulder Diseases
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spondylitis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Tendonitis
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Lippe

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
    Graduated in 2000

    Internship Hospital

    Hamot Medical Center
    Complete in 2001

    Residency Hospital

    Hamot Medical Center
    Complete in 2005

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Adult Reconstruction
    Complete in 2006

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Graduated in 2000

    Memberships & Professional Affiliations

    Professional Affiliations

    International Congress for Joint Reconstruction , Member
    The International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) delivers continuing medical education to orthopedic surgeons focused on the latest operative techniques, procedures, advanced devices, and improvements in patient care. Physicians affiliated with ICJR are committed to offering patients the best treatment options available today
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Lippe & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Lippe's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Lippe has admitting privileges:

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    • Cape Fear Hospital

    • New Hanover Regional Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Lippe

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lippe to family and friends

    9 responses
    below
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 9 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Lippe
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    9 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    9 responses
    below
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    CAROLINA SPORTS MEDICINE & ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALISTS
    Wilmington Office
    1717 Shipyard Blvd Ste 350
    Wilmington, NC 28403
    (910) 799-0110 (Office)
    (910) 799-1958 (Fax)
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    CAROLINA SPORTS MEDICINE & ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALISTS
    Whiteville Office
    612 Jefferson St
    Whiteville, NC 28472
    (910) 640-1813 (Office)
    (910) 640-1813 (Fax)
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Lippe
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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