• FESSH – Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand
  • PTArtro – Polish Arthroscopic Society 
  • PTOiTr – Polish Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
  • PTChR – Polish Society of Hand Surgery


  • Completed the course of Medicine at the Second Faculty of Medicine (2007-2013) and the course of Dietetics at the Faculty of Health Sciences (2009-2011) of the Medical University of Warsaw.
  • Postgraduate internship (2013-2014) at the Czerniakowski Hospital in Warsaw.
  • Specialization training (residency) in the field of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery (2014-2020) at the Carolina Medical Center in Warsaw.


  • Research internship at the Department of Orthopedics Center Hospitalier in Luxembourg under the supervision of prof. Romain Seil (02-03.2018)


    • A specialist course in hospital epidemiology for physicians who lead hospital infection control teams, Warsaw 2016
    • AOTrauma Course – Basic Principles of Fracture Management, Warsaw 2017
    • Course “Practical aspects of the treatment of arm and wrist fractures” under the supervision of Dr. Paweł Nowicki, Warsaw 2018
    • “Shoulder arthroscopy” course under the supervision of Dr. Michał Drwięga, Warsaw 2019
    • AOTrauma Course – Advanced Principles of Fracture Management, Szczecin 2019
    • AOTrauma Masters Course – Current Concepts – Upper Extremity II, Davos, Switzerland 2019
    • “Arthroscopy of the elbow” course under the supervision of Dr. Bartłomiej Kordasiewicz, Warsaw 2020
    • “Arthroscopy of the wrist” course under the supervision of Dr. Paweł Nowicki, Warsaw 2020
    • IBRA Advanced: Trauma and Reconstruction of the Upper Limb – Advanced Concepts in Wrist and Elbow Treatment, Poznań 2022
    • International Hand&Wrist Mega Course, Munich, Germany 2022


    Polish National Team Doctor during European Youth Olympic Festival, EYOF 2023; Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy

    Participant of Polish Medical Mission during 3rd European Games 2023; Kraków-Małopolska, Poland

    Polish National Team Doctor during FISU Summer World University Games 2023; Chengdu, China



    I regularly participate in meetings of societies and organizations in which I participate, both in Poland and in Europe.

    Selected conferences:

    1. 16th International Sports Medicine Fellows Conference (Carlsbad, USA, 2016) as part of a scholarship awarded by ISAKOS. I was one of three people starting their specialization in orthopedics in the world, and the only one from Europe who was awarded in this way.
    2. 17th ESSKA Confrence (Barcelona, ​​Spain, 2016) with a poster session presentation: Stepien K., Janik M., Smigielski R .: Radiological assessment of femoral attachments of posterior cruciate ligament.
    3. “Off-Road Arthroscopy” (Warsaw, 2018) as part of a scholarship awarded by the Polish Arthroscopic Society.
    4. 3rd Congress of the Polish Arthroscopic Society (Katowice, 2019) with a presentation in the poster session: Stepien K., Kosterna K .: The incidence of surgical site infections after arthroscopic procedures performed at the Carolina Medical Center in 2017-2018 – analysis of 853 cases.


      1. Stepien K., Smigielski R.: 28-year-old woman training fencing with isolated rupture of radial collateral ligament of the metacarpophalangeal joint of the index finger. Sports Orthopaedics and Traumatology. Available online 31 July 2015 ahead of print. doi:10.1016/j.orthtr.2015.06.009
      2. Siennicka K, Zolocinska A, Stepien K, et al., “Adipose-Derived Cells (Stromal Vascular Fraction) Transplanted for Orthopedical or Neurological Purposes: Are They Safe Enough?,” Stem Cells International, vol. 2016, Article ID 5762916, 5 pages, 2016. doi:10.1155/2016/576291
      3. Stępień, K., Śmigielski, R., Mouton, C. et al. Anatomy of proximal attachment, course, and innervation of hamstring muscles: a pictorial essay. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc (2019) 27: 673.
      4. Stępień K, Kosterna K, Babiak I. Infection complicating 794 primary and revision arthroscopies. Accuracy of actual prophylactic procedures against infection and results from a single orthopedic center in Poland. Advanced in Hygiene and Experimental Medicine 2022;76(1): 351-357.


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