DeBuck, Stephanie MD

Stephanie S. DeBuck, MD
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Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Stephanie DeBuck has been an orthopedic surgeon for over 17 years, and joined CMA in February of 2013. She treats orthopedic hand, wrist, and upper extremity problems. Therapy, injections, and casting are conservative options Dr. DeBuck uses; surgical options are generally offered when conservative treatments are exhausted or are not indicated. Dr. DeBuck loves raising her kids in the Ithaca area, and enjoys hiking, gardening, riding her tractor, and knitting. She believes it’s important for her patients to know that care of orthopedic problems requires a team approach, and considers her patients to be a big part of the team! Dr. DeBuck encourages patient participation in decision making, and encourages them from initial visit through rehabilitation.

Cayuga Orthopedics
16 Brentwood, Suite A
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 272-7000
Fax: (607) 272-4604


Doctor of Medicine: State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University (Syracuse, NY)

Internship: State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate University Hospital (Syracuse, NY) – General Surgery

Residency: State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University Hospital (Syracuse, NY) – Orthopedic Surgery

Fellowship: Allegheny General Hospital (Pittsburgh, PA) – Hand Surgery

Areas of Special Clinical Experience

Wrist and hand injuries

Carpal tunnel release and trigger finger release surgery

Finger/thumb joint reconstruction surgery for arthritis

Dupuytren contracture of the fingers

Degenerative shoulder conditions


Tendon injuries

Nerve injuries




American Board of Orthopedic Surgery; Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

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