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Dr. Craig Lippe, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 51

Dr. Lippe

Carolina Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Specialists, P.A.

1717 Shipyard Blvd Ste 350 Wilmington, NC 28403

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Dr. Craig Lippe, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Wilmington, NC and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in 2000 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.


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(910) 799-0110

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1 malpractice claim Found
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Dr. Lippe's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Joint Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lippe treats Joint Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lippe treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lippe treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Lippe treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lippe treats Knee Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Lippe treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Lippe's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendonitis
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

As an Orthopaedic Surgeon, I see all types of patients with a wide range of orthopaedic conditions. I am Fellowship trained in Adult Reconstruction specializing in arthroscopy, hip & knee replacement and revisions, and complex reconstructive procedur...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2006
University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Adult Reconstruction
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Hamot Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2001
Hamot Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2000
Thomas Jefferson University
Medical School
2000
University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
Undergraduate School
2006
2005
2001
2000
2000

Memberships & Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Lippe's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lippe

4.1

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
73.33333333333333%
(11)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
20%
(3)

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Have already referred patients. He is a very calming and knowledgeable physician and very attentive to the patient. He really listens and does not jump to doing more than necessary.
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Dr. Lippe is professional, caring health care provider. He takes the time to explain your condition and the measures he will take to correct your problem. He takes the extra time to answer your questions in a manner that you can understand. I highly recommend him to anyone that needs a TKR.
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