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

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