Dr. Stephen Josephides
Др. Стефен Джозефидес
Orthopaedic surgeon
75 Leontiou Machaira Street, 3rd floor, Apt. 302
3025 Limassol
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Accepts children

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Doctor Stephen Josephides specialises in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of the following conditions:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Rotator cuff tear/Arthropathy
  • Avascular necrosis (osteonecrosis)
  • Bone fractures with the latest surgical techniques and materials (upper and lower extremities, pelvis, clavicle (collar bone))
  • Bone fractures not requiring surgical treatment (spine)
  • Acute and chronic soft tissue injuries: sprain, swelling, contusion, inflammation
  • Open and closed wounds
  • Deformities of the toes, such as bursitis, osteochondropathy, clawed toes, clubfoot
  • Morton's neuroma (spine)
  • Plantar fasciitis of the foot
  • Trigger toe
  • Dupuytren's contracture
  • De Kerwen's tendovaginitis
  • Bursitis
  • Tendon ruptures, such as flexor or extensor tendons of the hand or foot, Achilles tendon
  • Ganglion dissection

Doctor Stephen Josephides combines surgical and non-surgical techniques in the treatment of these conditions:

  • Anti-inflammatory drugs.
  • Pain killers (analgesics)
  • Cortisone injections
  • Physical therapy
  • Assistive devices for walking (e.g. canes or crutches)
  • Injections of viscosupposition (to add lubricant to the joint to make the movement of the joint less painful)
  • A weight loss diet program (for overweight and obese patients)
  • A supplement program (e.g. glucosamine or chondroitin sulfate)
  • Exercise and conditioning program
  • Arthroscopic treatment (knee, hip, shoulder and ankle).



Doctor Stephen Josephides graduated from the Medical University in Bochum and Essen, Germany. After graduation he specialised in traumatology and orthopaedic surgery practising at the Stadt Soest Clinic and the Bergmannsheil University Hospital in Bochum. Doctor Stephen Josephides is currently an orthopaedic trauma surgeon at his own clinic in center of Limassol, Cyprus, as well as working with the private Hospital Ygia Polyclinic, run by the Pankipira Medical Association. Doctor Stephen has over 20 years experience in the field of orthopaedics and traumatology and is continuously updating his skills by attending international medical conferences and seminars in order to provide his patients with the latest and most advanced treatment methods from initial consultation to post-operative care. Josephides Healthcare has a hard-working team of assistants and a registered nurse.


Languages Spoken

English, German, Greek, Russian