Lisa Reissner
PD Dr. med.

Lisa Reissner

Senior Consultant Hand and Peripheral Nerve Surgery
German, English, French, Italian

Academic position

Lecturer of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zurich


Surgery of the wrist
Surgery of peripheral nerves
Surgical treatment of fractures in the hand
Ultrasonography of the hand
3D motion analysis of the hand

Honors and awards

  • FESSH Travel Award 2021
  • SGH Research Prize 2017
  • FESSH Travel Award 2017


  • 2017 Specialist in Hand Surgery (FMH)
  • 2016 European Board of Hand Surgery Diploma (FESSH)
  • 2012 Specialist in Surgery (FMH)
  • 2006 Awarded degree of Doctor of Medicine
  • 2005 State finals examination, University of Zurich

Academic career

  • Since 2014 Teaching at the University of Zurich, Faculty of Medicine: Clinical Examination Course of the Musculoskeletal System (Year 1 medical students), Surgical Examination Course (Year 3 medical students), Repetitorium Examination of the Musculoskeletal System (Year 6 medical students), Lecture Orthopedics Hand and Chiropractic Students (Year 5 medical students)

University degree

  • 2005 University of Zurich


  • 1999–2005 Studied Medicine at the University of Zurich


  • Since 2022 Senior Consultant Hand and Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich
  • 2018 Consultant in Hand Surgery, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich
  • 2017 Specialist in Hand Surgery
  • 2014–2017 Consultant in Hand Surgery, Zurich University Hospital
  • 2012–2014 Consultant in Hand Surgery, Schulthess Clinic, Zurich
  • 2012 Specialist in Surgery
  • 2011–2012 Junior Consultant in Hand Surgery, Schulthess Clinic, Zurich
  • 2009–2011 Specialty Trainee in Surgery, Triemli City Hospital, Zurich
  • 2008 Specialty Trainee in Surgery, Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Haiti
  • 2006–2008 Specialty Trainee in Surgery, Davos Hospital

Degrees / Diplomas

  • 2017 Specialist qualification in ultrasonography of the musculoskeletal system
  • 2016 Certified medical expert, Swiss Insurance Medicine (SIM)


  • October 2021 Instituto de Cirugia Plastica y de la Mano Madird & Santander, Dr. F. Piñal
  • September 2017 Kaplan Institute Barcelona, Dr. M. Garcia-Elias


  • 2016–2019 Filling the gap, Zurich University Hospital


  • Swiss Society for Hand Surgery (SGH)
  • Swiss Society of Ultrasound in Medicine (SGUM)
  • Swiss Society of Hospital Doctors (VSAO)
  • Swiss Medical Society (FMH)

Scientific projects

  • 3D motion analysis of the hand in everyday activities


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

You can reach us as follows:
Monday to Friday
8.00 a.m. to 12 noon
1 p.m. to 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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