Privatklinik Bethanien

Dr. med. Michael Handwerker

Specialist in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system, member FMH
specialising in hip surgery and knee surgery

Areas of specialisation (1)

Work Experience

since 2021

Independent practitioner

2014 - 2020

Industry activity (Product & Marketing Management, Business Development (Global, EMEA))
ZimmerBiomet, Winterthur - Institut Straumann AG, Basel
Hospital management - Chief Medical Officer
Hirslanden Andreasklinik Cham
Management consultancy (digitalisation of the healthcare sector)

2008 - 2013

Senior physician/specialist
Schulthessklinik Zurich - Orthopaedics Lower Extremity (Chief Physician Dr S. Preiss)
Social Insurance Institution of the Canton of Zurich
Regional Hospital Lachen - Clinic for Surgery (Head Physician Dr J. Knaus)
Cantonal Hospital Obwalden - Orthopaedic Department (Chief Physician Dr A. Remiger)

2001 - 2007

Specialist training

Clinic for Orthopaedic, Trauma and Hand Surgery - Klinikum Plau a.S. (Head Physician Prof. Dr R. Döhler)
Orthopaedic University Clinic - König-Ludwig-Haus, Würzburg (Head Physician Prof. Dr J. Eulert)
Surgical Clinic - Bergmannsheil University Hospital, Bochum (Head Physician Prof Dr G. Muhr)

External rotation:
Clinic for General, Visceral and Minimally Invasive Surgery - Krankenhaus Nordwest, Frankfurt am Main (Head Physician Prof. Dr T. Kraus)
Clinic for Trauma, Reconstructive and Spinal Surgery - Krankenhaus Nordwest, Frankfurt am Main (Head Physician Prof. Dr A. Verheyden)
Surgical Clinic - Juliuspital Würzburg (Head Physician Prof Dr B. Gay)
Orthopaedic University Clinic - König-Ludwig-Haus, Würzburg (Head Physician Prof. Dr J. Eulert)
Clinic for Orthopaedic, Trauma and Hand Surgery - Klinikum Plau a.S. (Chief Physician Prof. Dr R. Döhler)
Orthopaedic University Clinic - König-Ludwig-Haus, Würzburg (Head Physician Prof. Dr J. Eulert)
Surgical Clinic - Bergmannsheil University Hospital, Bochum (Head Physician Prof Dr G. Muhr)

Memberships

  • German Society for Trauma Surgery, DGU
  • German Society for Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, DGOU

Education

2011 - 2013

Executive MBA in General Management, School of Business, Law and Social Sciences (HSG), St. Gallen

1994 - 2001

State examination in human medicine

Bavarian Julius-Maximilians-University, Würzburg,
Philipps University, Marburg
Technical University, Dresden
Semmelweis University, Budapest
Fineberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago

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