Head of Hand Surgery Dr. med. Daniel Herren MHA

Dr. med. Daniel Herren

Position and faculty

Head of Hand Surgery

Specialty

Hand surgery and peripheral nerve surgery

Subspecialties:

Arthrosis surgery on the hand with joint replacement

Rheuma Surgery

Complex wrist surgery

Dupuytren Treatment

Languages

German

English

French

Italian

Contact

Hand Surgery
Antonietta Nuzzo
Phone hours
Mo–Th 08:00–17:00
Fr 08:00–16:00
Sa–Su Closed

Medical specialisation

Hand Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System

Education and training

2018

Strategy for Health Care Delivery, course at Harvard Business School Boston / USA, lecturers: Michael Porter und Bob Kaplan

2011

European Health Leadership Programme INSEAD Fontainebleau

2005–2006

Master of health administration MHA, University of Bern
With a master thesis on the subject of quality certification in orthopaedics (Advisor Heinz Locher, Note 10/10)

1998–2000

Postgraduate studies in medical physics ETH Zürich with main focus on biocompatible materials

1998

Clinical fellowship in Hand Surgery, Kleinert und Kutz Institute Louisville KY / USA

1996

Biomechanical fellowship, Mayo Clinic Rochester MN / USA

1995

Obtaining the double specialist title of Orthopaedics / Hand Surgery

1982–1988

Study of Medicine, University of Bern, Degree with doctorate

Memberships

Treasurer und member of executive commitee Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand FESSH (2014– )

Chief Medical Officer (CMO ) Schulthess Klinik ( 2017–2018)

FMH Member of the Governing Board responsible for the Department of Data, Demography and Quality (DDQ). President: Jaques de Haller (2010–2014)

Member of the Federal Commission for Performance and Principles (ELGK) of the Swiss Confederation (2012–2014)

Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Patient Safety. Chair: Dieter Conen (2010–2014)

Board of Trustees of the EQUAM Foundation for Quality Promotion in Medicine. Chair: Simonetta Sommaruga / Ignazio Cassis (2012–2014)

President of swiss orthopaedics (2010–2013)

Awards and honours

Innovation Award  2019 of the Allianz q in favour of the promotion of validated measurements of the medical benefit to the patient

Honorary Member of the Argentinean and Australian Hand Surgery Society

Publications

2018

Scientific publications

Reissner L., Hensler S., Kluge S., Marks M. and Herren D. B. Treatment outcomes of 4-corner arthrodesis for patients with advanced carpal collapse: an average of 4 years' follow-up comparing 2 different plate types. J Hand Surg Am 2018; 43(5): 487 e1-87 e6.

Marks M., Hensler S., Wehrli M., Schindele S. and Herren D. B. Minimal important change and patient acceptable symptom state for patients after proximal interphalangeal joint arthroplasty. J Hand Surg Eur Vol 2018: 1753193418799568.

Congress contributions (Conference proceedings, Posters, …)

Behm P., Ferguson S. J., Marks M. and Herren D. B. Intraoperative stability assessment of the first carpometacarpal joint. 23th Congress of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH), 13.-16.06.2018, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Estermann L., Bodmer E. S., Marks M. and Herren D. B. Critical analysis of a case series after arthroplasty with the free interposition pyrocarbon implant, Amandys®. 23th Congress of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH), 13.-16.06.2018, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Hensler S., Behm P., Ferguson S. J., Herren D. B. and Schindele S. Quantitative measurement of proximal interphalangeal joint lateral stability using a three-dimensional motion capture system. 23th Congress of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH), 13.-16.06.2018, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Marks M., Hensler S., Herren D. B. and Schindele S. Minimal Important Change and Patient Acceptable Symptom State for the brief Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire in patients after PIP joint arthroplasty. 23th Congress of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH), 13.-16.06.2018. J Hand Surg (Eur) 43(Supplement 1) SS87., Copenhagen, Denmark.

Behm P., Hensler S., Ferguson S. J., Herren D. B. and Schindele S. Measuring lateral stability of finger joints using a motion capture system. 8th World Congress of Biomechanics (WCB), 08.-12.07.2018, Dublin, Ireland.

Schindele S., Hensler S., Marks M. and Herren D. B. Oberflächenersatz für Interphalangealgelenk am Daumen. 59. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie (DGH) und 23. Kongress der Deutschen Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Handtherapie e.V. (DAHTH), 11.-13.10.2018, Mannheim, Deutschland.

Behm P., Hensler S., Ferguson S. J., Herren D. and Schindele S. Lateral stability of surface-gliding versus silicone PIP joint arthroplasty. 52. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie (SGH)/20. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handrehabilitation (SGHR), 22.-23.11.2018, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Estermann L., Neukom L., Marks M., Kündig S., Herren D. B. and Schindele S. Silicone arthroplasty versus screw arthrodesis at the distal interphalangeal joint. 52. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie (SGH)/20. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handrehabilitation (SGHR), 22.-23.11.2018, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Grobet C., Audigé L., Eichler K., Meier F., Wieser S. and Herren D. B. Is surgery for trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis cost effective? A Swiss health-economic study. 52. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie (SGH)/20. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handrehabilitation (SGHR), 22.-23.11.2018, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Hensler S., Herren D. B., Marks M., Wehrli M. and Schindele S. Outcome predictors one year after proximal interphalangeal joint surface replacement. 52. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie (SGH)/20. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handrehabilitation (SGHR), 22.-23.11.2018, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Marks M., Hensler S., Wehrli M., Schindele S. and Herren D. B. Minimal Important Change and Patient Acceptable Symptom State in patients after PIP arthroplasty. 52. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie (SGH)/20. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handrehabilitation (SGHR), 22.-23.11.2018, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Schindele S., Hensler S., Marks M. and Herren D. B. Surface replacement for the thumb interphalangeal joint: 1-year follow-up. 52. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie (SGH)/20. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handrehabilitation (SGHR), 22.-23.11.2018, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Lectures and training events

Herren D. B. Interaktive Fallbesprechung. 2. Interdisziplinäres Symposium, 18.01.2018, Zürich, Schweiz.

Herren D. B. PIP joint osteoarthritis: Prevention – Operation – Innovation or between care and cure. Victoria Handclub, 22.02.2018, Melbourne, Australia.

Herren D. B. Small joint arthroplasty. The 2018 Australian Hand Surgery Society (AHSS) Annual Scientific Meeting 28.02.-03.03.2018, Perth, Australia.

Herren D. B. Basal thumb arthritis. The 2018 Australian Hand Surgery Society (AHSS) Annual Scientific Meeting 28.02.-03.03.2018, Perth, Australia.

Herren D. B. Update on surgery of the rheumatoid hand. The 2018 Australian Hand Surgery Society (AHSS) Annual Scientific Meeting 28.02.-03.03.2018, Perth, Australia.

Herren D. B. To fuse or not to fuse: that is the question. The 2018 Australian Hand Surgery Society (AHSS) Annual Scientific Meeting 28.02.-03.03.2018, Perth, Australia.

Herren D. B. Outcome measurement in hand surgery. The 2018 Australian Hand Surgery Society (AHSS) Annual Scientific Meeting 28.02.-03.03.2018, Perth, Australia.

Herren D. B. Patient specific implants for correction of radius malunion: Is it needed? The 2018 Australian Hand Surgery Society (AHSS) Annual Scientific Meeting 28.02.-03.03.2018, Perth, Australia.

Herren D. B. Do we need so many different plates to fix radius fractures? Invited evening lecture Medartis. The 2018 Australian Hand Surgery Society (AHSS) Annual Scientific Meeting 28.02.-03.03.2018, Perth, Australia.

Herren D. B. Treatment of Dupyutren’s disease: the swiss perspective. The 2018 Australian Hand Surgery Society (AHSS) Annual Scientific Meeting 28.02.-03.03.2018, Perth, Australia.

Herren D. B. Osteoarthritis of the wrist. Australian Hand Surgery Society Registrar Hand Course, 28.02.2018, Perth, Australia.

Herren D. B. Osteoarthritis of the hand. Australian Hand Surgery Society Registrar Hand Course, 28.02.2018, Perth, Australia.

Herren D. B. Rheumatoid arthritis of the wrist. Australian Hand Surgery Society Registrar Hand Course, 28.02.2018, Perth, Australia.

Herren D. B. Rheumatoid arthritis surgery: where do we stand where do we go? The 62nd Annual General Assembly and Scientific Meeting of the Japan College of Rheumatology, 26.-28.04.2018, Tokio, Japan.

Herren D. B. Pearls and pitfalls in rheumatoid hand surgery. The 62nd Annual General Assembly and Scientific Meeting of the Japan College of Rheumatology, 26.-28.04.2018, Tokio, Japan.

Herren D. B. Case presentations (Combat of the chiefs). 23th Congress of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH), 13.-16.06.2018, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Herren D. B. Nicht Rapid Recovery, sondern Optimized Recovery. 5. Zürcher Forum für Versorgungsforschung: Von Schnitt- zu Nahtstellen – Patientenprozesse und ihre Verbesserungspotentiale, 05.-06.07.2018, Zürich, Schweiz.

Herren D. B. Degenerative Arthritis – Prosthesis, Arthrodesis. Symposium Bone Implant Research Group (BIRG) @Società Italiano di Chirurgia della Mano (SICM): Traumatic and post-traumatic PIP-joint, 05.10.2018, Pordenone, Italy.

Herren D. B. Infiltrationen und Untersuchungstechniken rund um die Hand. Reha Schweiz Jahreskongress, 25.-26.10.2018, Zürich, Schweiz.

Herren D. B. Indikationsstellung, Zugänge, Tipps und Tricks. Anwendertreffen, CapFlex PIP Prothesen, 16.11.2018, Stuttgart, Deutschland.

Herren D. B. Moderation: Ask the expert session. 52. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie (SGH)/20. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handrehabilitation (SGHR), 22.-23.11.2018, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Herren D. B. Chondrocalzinose: der wahre Grund für die Arthrose am Handgelenk? Weiterbildungsveranstaltung der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie (SGH), 13.12.2018, Schulthess Klinik, Zürich, Schweiz.

Herren D. B. Die Behandlung der Grundgelenke bei der rheumatoiden Arthritis: Silikon sei Dank. Weiterbildungsveranstaltung der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie (SGH), 13.12.2018, Schulthess Klinik, Zürich, Schweiz.

Other

Herren D. B. Die Behandlung der Rhizarthrose. +rheuma Schweiz 2018; 5: 51-56.

Herren D. B. (2018). Gesundheitssendung «Puls»: Die Arthrose-Lüge – Ein Buch polarisiert. Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF).

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