Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Schweizer

Andreas Schweizer
Clinical position
Chief of Hand Surgery
Team
Hand
Academic position
Professor, Venia Legendi post-doctorate university teaching qualification awarded by the University of Zurich
Specialisation

Wrist surgery
Surgery on peripheral nerves
Surgical treatment of hand fractures
Sport climbing-related injuries to the hand
Ultrasound at the hand
Expert in 3d computer aided analysis of malunions
Op planning and production of individualised and intraoperative usable drilling and sawing guides

Languages
German, English, French, Italian, Greek

Honors and awards

  • 2001 2nd Marathon Prize SGO 

Graduate

  • 2005 FMH Hand Surgery
  • 2003 FMH Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 1994 State examinations, University of Zurich

Postgraduate

  • Since April 2020 Chief of Hand Surgery, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich (Prof. M. Farshad)
  • Since 2007 Consultant, Department of Hand Surgery, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich (Prof C. Gerber)
  • 2005-2007 Consultant, Department of Hand Surgery, Cantonal Hospital of Aarau (Prof C. Meuli-Simmen)
  • 2004-2005 Resident, Department of Hand Surgery, Cantonal Hospital of Aarau (Prof C. Meuli-Simmen)
  • 2003-2004 Resident, Department of Hand Surgery, Cantonal Hospital of Liestal (Dr R. Steiger)
  • 2002 Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Children’s Hospital, Basel (Prof F. Hefti)
  • 1999-2001 Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cantonal Hospital of Liestal (Prof P.E. Ochsner)
  • 1998-1999 Resident, Department of General Surgery, Klinik Permanence, Bern (Dr U. Vogel)
  • 1998 Resident, Department of General Surgery, Bauma Hospital (Dr Ch. Kaiser)
  • 1995-1996 Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rennbahn, Muttenz (Dr U. Lüthi)

Memberships

  • SGOT, the Swiss Society for Orthopaedics and Traumatology
  • SGH, the Swiss Society for Hand Surgery
  • SGUM, the Swiss Society for Ultrasound in Medicine

Scientific projects

  • Kinematics of the pro-supination movement
  • Biomechanics of the hand in climbing for sport

Contact

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 specialised know-how and ability fuse with techniques and materials to provide the best possible treatment.

To the department