Co-Head of Hand Surgery Dr. med. Stephan Schindele

Dr. med. Stephan Schindele Spezialist Handchirurgie

Position and faculty

Co-Head of Hand Surgery

Specialty

Reconstructive hand and elbow surgery (specifically rheumatology)
Artificial joint replacement of the finger and wrist joints
Arthroscopic and endoscopic procedures

Traumatology and injuries to the hand and forearm

Contact

Hand Surgery
Esther Strassmann
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

Curriculum

seit 2016

Co-Head Hand Surgery, Schulthess Klinik

seit 2009

Senior Consultant Hand Surgery, Schulthess Klinik

2006

Medical Director Hand Surgery, Klinik Impuls, Wetzikon

2006

Consultant Hand Surgery / Upper Extremities, Schulthess Klinik

2004

Consultant Clinic for Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kantonsspital St. Gallen

2003

Consultant Hand Surgery / Upper Extremities, Schulthess Klinik

2001

Consultant Orthopaedic/ Traumatology Clinic, Kantonsspital, Baden

Education and training

2005

Specialist in Hand Surgery FMH (2nd specialist title)

2002

Specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System FMH

1997

Fellowship Sports Medicine at the Davies Medical Center (UCSF), San Francisco, USA

1996

Fellowship Shoulder Surgery, Sportklinik Stuttgart

1994–2001

Specialist training in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, at the hospitals Wattwil, Langenthal, Schulthess Klinik und KS Baden 

1993

Doctorate as Dr. med. at the Orthopaedic Department, Heidelberg University Hospital "Medium-term results of automatic percutaneous lumbar discectomy."

1993

State exam University of Heidelberg

Scientific activities

Various national and international lectures

Publications in peer reviewed journals and several book chapters

Scientific focus:

  • Artificial joint developments at hand
  • Hand surgery for rheumatoid arthritis and degenerative diseases of the hand and forearm

Memberships

Swiss Society of Hand Surgery SGH

swiss orthopaedics

European Rheumatism and Arthritis Surgical Society ERASS

Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery AGA

American Society for Surgery of the Hand ASSH

Full member of FMH and FMCH

Publications

2019

Wissenschaftliche Publikationen

Bodmer E. S., Marks M., Hensler S., Schindele S. and Herren D. B. Comparison of outcomes of three surgical approaches for proximal interphalangeal joint arthroplasty using a surface replacing implant. J Hand Surg Eur Vol 2019: 1753193419891382

Schindele S. Kommtentar zum Artikel: Langzeitergebnisse nach APSI-Implantation zum Ersatz des proximalen Skaphoidpols bei SNAC Wrist. Handchir Scan 2019; 08(02): 94-96.

Schindele S. [Arthroplasty at the proximal interphalengeal joint]. Orthopäde 2019; 48(5): 378-85.

Schindele S., Marks M. and Herren D. B. Thumb interphalangeal joint replacements with silicone and surface gliding implants. A case report. J Hand Surg Eur Vol 2019; 44(6): 649-51.

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 2019; 44(2): 175-80.

Buchbeiträge

Brodbeck M. and Schindele S. Arthroplastik des proximalen Interphalangealgelenks mit CapFlex-Oberflächenersatz und Silikonspacer. In: F. Unglaub.  Hand und Hangelenk. Meistertechniken in der operativen Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie.  Springer Berlin Heidelberg,  Berlin, Heidelberg 2019: 117-29.

Kongressvorträge (Conference proceedings, Posters, …)

Estermann L., Marks M., Kündig S. and Schindele S. Determinants of long-term patient satisfaction after MCParthroplasty in inflammatory joint disease. 53. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie (SGH)/20. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handrehabilitation (SGHR), 21.-22.11.2019, Interlaken, Switzerland.

Schindele S., Marks M., Hensler S. and Herren D. B. Thumb IP joint arthroplasty with a surface gliding implant: One-year follow-up. 14th Triennial Congress of the IFSSH,  11thTriennial Congress of the IFSHT & 24th Congress of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH), 17.-21.06.2019, Berlin, Germany.

Hensler S., Herren D. B., Marks M., Wehrli M. and Schindele S. Determinants of subjective and clinical outcomes one year after proximal interphalangeal joint surface replacement. 14th Triennial Congress of the IFSSH,  11thTriennial Congress of the IFSHT & 24th Congress of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH), 17.-21.06.2019, Berlin, Germany.

Hensler S., Behm P., Ferguson S. J., Herren D. B. and Schindele S. PIP joint lateral stability in healthy joints compared to surface replacement and silicone arthroplasty. 14th Triennial Congress of the IFSSH,  11thTriennial Congress of the IFSHT & 24th Congress of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH), 17.-21.06.2019, Berlin, Germany.

Estermann L., Neukom L., Marks M., Herren D. B. and Schindele S. DIP arthroplasty versus screw arthrodesis. 14th Triennial Congress of the IFSSH,  11thTriennial Congress of the IFSHT & 24th Congress of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH), 17.-21.06.2019, Berlin, Germany.

Vorträge

Schindele S. Evidenzen in der Fingerreplantation – eine Übersicht. 53. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie (SGH)/20. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handrehabilitation (SGHR), 21.-22.11.2019, Interlaken, Switzerland.

Schindele S. Gong Show-Award. Greatest Future Clinical Application Award. Poster Award 53. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie (SGH)/20. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Handrehabilitation (SGHR), 21.-22.11.2019, Interlaken, Switzerland.

Schindele S. Die Hand aus golfmedizinischer Sicht. Patienteninfoanlass: Golf und die Hand, 28.10.2019, Zürich, Schweiz.

Schindele S. Distal Radius Malunion: The role of IPS in corrective OT. 57° Congresso Nazionale Società Italiana di Chirurgia della Mano (SICM), 10.-12.10.2019, Florence, Italy.

Schindele S. Vorsitz: Posterbegehung im Ausstellerbereich. 60. Symposium der Deutschsprachigen Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Handchirurgie (DAH), 19.-21.09.2019, Bern, Schweiz.

Schindele S. Xiapex in der Schulthess Klinik – Hard Facts and Learnings. 60. Symposium der Deutschsprachigen Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Handchirurgie (DAH), 19.-21.09.2019, Bern, Schweiz.

Schindele S. CapFlex PIP replacement – Joining an established joint solution. Bone Implant Research Group (BIRG) Symposium, 23.08.2019, Tallinn, Estonia.

Schindele S. Extra- and intraarticular radius reconstruction featuring 3D planned guides and implants. Bone Implant Research Group (BIRG) Symposium, 22.08.2019, Tallinn, Estonia.

Schindele S. PIP resurfacing prosthesis. Brussels Hand Surgery Symposium:  27th year Hand & Wrist Arthroplasty, 30.03.2019, Brussels, Belgium.

Schindele S. Distal Radius Fracture and Associated Leasions: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome & DRF – to do or not to do? When and why? . Talking & Working Hands, 21.-23.03.2019, Sexten, Italy.

Schindele S. Thumb degenerative pathology: Prosthesis – Implant arthroplasty. Talking & Working Hands, 21.-23.03.2019, Sexten, Italy.

Schindele S. Thumb degenerative pathology: Conservative treatments – what is the evidence based? Talking & Working Hands, 21.-23.03.2019, Sexten, Italy.

Schindele S. CapFlex PIP – a real surface replacement! CapFlex Workshop – Skills Lab, 01.03.2019, Luzern, Schweiz.

Schindele S. Infiltrationen im Bereich der Hand. 3. Interdisziplinäres Symposium Schulthess Klinik, 17.01.2019, Zürich, Schweiz.

Weiteres

Schindele S. Kunstgelenke an der Hand, Etabliertes und Perspektiven. rheuma® Schweiz. Fortbildung und Informationen für Fachleute 2019; 3: 43-48.

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