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Hand surgery

As a patient of Balgrist University Hospital, you can benefit from the whole range of hand and peripheral nerve surgery covered by our team: whatever the cause or problem, and no matter how complex the treatment, our experienced specialists are here to help - you are in good hands!

Our highly specialised hand team treats birth defects in newborns, the consequences of an accident or illness in children and adults or damage caused by erosion in older people.

Areas of expertise

We bring together highly specialised knowledge and skills, techniques and materials to give you the best possible treatment.

For instance, this includes:

  • diagnostic and surgical arthroscopy and endoscopy
  • microsurgery including free tissue transfer
  • nerve reconstruction including preoperative electrodiagnostics
  • multiplanar analysis and correction of malpositioned joints
  • use of prosthetic replacement joints, and so on

Treatments and procedures

Balgrist University Hospital provides surgical treatments and procedures for the following hand problems:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren's contracture, ganglion cysts, trigger finger
  • Fractures and badly healed breaks to the forearm, wrist and the bones of the hand
  • Painful, malpositioned, unstable or stiff joints as a result of an accident, illness, rheumatism or erosion
  • Paralysis of the arm and hand, particularly damage to the brachial plexus in children and adults
  • Microsurgical reconstruction, tendon transfer and other redo and correction procedures


We are happy to arrange appointments for Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

+41 44 386 30 11
+41 44 386 30 99

You can reach us as follows:
Monday- Friday
08.30 a.m. - 12.00 noon
1.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.