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Dr. med. Andreas Weber

Andreas Weber
Clinical position
Consultant Hand Surgery
Team
Hand
Specialisation

Hand surgery
Pediatric Hand Surgery
General pediatric surgery

Languages
German, English

Honors and awards

  • Garison Fellowship in Pediatric Hand and Upper Limb Surgery, 2016
  • Gong Show Award of the Swiss Society for Hand Surgery, 2013

Studies

  • 2001–2007 Medical studies at the University of Zurich

Continuing professional development

  • 2021 Hand Surgery, Balgrist University Hospital
  • 2018–2020 Hand Surgery, Cantonal Hospital Aarau
  • 2017–2018 Pediatric Surgery, University Children's Hospital Zurich
  • 2016–2017 Fellowship in congenital hand surgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London, UK
  • 2016 Fellowship in pediatric hand and thigh surgery, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, U.S.
  • 2015 Fellowship in pediatric trauma surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, U.S.
  • 2014–2015 Fellowship in general, thoracic and fetal surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, U.S.
  • 2010–2013 Pediatric Surgery, University Children's Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2008–2010 General Surgery, Bülach Hospital

Professional career

2022 Senior Physician Hand Surgery, Balgrist University Hospital
2019–2020 Senior Physician Hand Surgery, Cantonal Hospital Aarau
2017–2018 Senior Physician, Pediatric Surgery, University Children's Hospital Zurich
2016–2017 Clinical Fellow, Congenital Hand Surgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London, UK
2016 Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Hand and Upper Limb Surgery, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, USA
2014–2015 Clinical Fellow, General, Thoracic, & Fetal Surgery, Pediatric Trauma Surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
2012–2013 Senior Pediatric Surgeon, University Children's Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland

Postgraduate

  • 2018 FMH Pediatric Surgery 
  • 2021 FMH Hand Surgery

Teaching posts

  • Student courses University Children's Hospital Zurich

Degrees / Diplomas

  • 2014 Pennsylvania Board of Medical Examiners - License to practice medicine and surgery.
  • 2008 USMLE/ECFMG Certificate
  • 2007 Swiss Medical Diploma

Fellowships

  • 2016–2017 Fellowship in Congenital Hand Surgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London, UK
  • 2016 Fellowship in Pediatric Hand and Upper Limb Surgery, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, USA
  • 2015 Fellowship in Pediatric Trauma Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
  • 2014–2015 Fellowship in General, Thoracic, & Fetal Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA

Memberships

  • Swiss Society for Hand Surgery (SGH)
  • Swiss Society for Pediatric Surgery (SGKC)
  • Swiss College of Surgeons (SCS)
  • Association of Swiss Physicians (FMH)
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Alumni Member Swiss Study Foundation

Scientific projects

  • Kinematics of the pronation-supination movement
  • Congenital malformations of the upper extremities

Reviewer and editorial board activities

  • Hand Surgery & Rehabilitation

Publications

Books and chapters

  • Weber AD, Oishi SN. The Unfavorable Result in Congenital Hand Differences. The Unfavorable Result in Plastic Surgery. Thieme Verlag, 2018

Appointments

We are happy to arrange appointments on site or online for Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

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

You can reach us as follows:
Monday–Friday
8.30 a.m.–12 noon
1 p.m.–5 p.m.

Hand surgery

Prof. Andreas Schweizer and team cover the whole spectrum of hand and peripheral nerve surgery – whatever the problem, its cause, or the complexity of treatment. Highly specialized know-how and ability fuse with techniques and materials to provide the best possible treatment.

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