Clinica Ars Medica

Dr. med. Thomas Giesen

Specialista in chirurgia ortopedica e traumatologia dell’apparato locomotore e chirurgia della mano, membro FMH

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Hospital (2)
Centro manoegomito c/o Clinica Ars Medica
Via Grumo 16
6929 Gravesano

Formazione

State Exam and registration in the Professional Medical Board of Milan, Italy

2017

Swiss Board Certification in Hand Surgery (FMH Handchirurgie)

2001 - 2016

Participant to many national and international courses and workshops in Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery

2013

Swiss Board Certification in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology (FMH Orthopedie und Traumatologie)

2011

Hand Surgery European Diploma: European Board of Hand Surgery Examination, Oslo (Norway) FESSH (Federation of the European Societies for Surgery of the Hand) Committee
 

2007

British Board Certification in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology (BMC)

2006

Specialized in Orthopedics and Trauma at the University of Milan, Italy
Tesi: "A new software for data elaboration in Hand Surgery"

2002 - 2006

International study visits at

  • Department of Hand Surgery, Clinica del Pinal, Santander(Spain), Director: Dr. Paco del Pinal
  • Department of Hand Surgery of the Hospital Universitario Insular de Gran Canaria (Spain). Director: Prof. J A Medina
     
2001 - 2006

Orthopedic Registrar, 1st Clinic, University of Milan, (2nd School of Specialization), Clinical Institute San Donato, San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy.  Clinical Director: Prof. P. Cabitza

2001

Graduation from University of Milan, Medical School, Italy, with the thesis " Functional Surgery for the Spastic Upper Limb. Prof. G. Peretti and Prof. G. Pajardi, Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Gaetano Pini Hospital, University of Milan, Italy.

1995 - 2001

Medical School, University of Milan 

Appartenenze

FMH (Federazione Medici Svizzeri)

Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (2002)

Italian Society for Surgery of the Hand (2001)

British Society for Surgery of the Hand (2005)

Kleinert Society, Louisville, KY, USA (2009)

Candidate 2017 for the Swiss Society for Hand Surgery (SGH)

Premi

Emmanuel Kaplan Award for Anatomical Excellence in Surgery of the Hand, The New York Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Society for the Surgery of the Hand. San Francisco California, USA.

Esperienze professionali

2013 - 2017

Consultant (Oberarzt-Team Leiter) Hand Surgeon,Division of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. Clinical Director: Prof. P. Giovanoli    

2003 - 2014

Hand Fellow, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department, Istituto Policlinico S. Donato, Milan, Italy. Clinical Director: Prof. L. Vaienti

2013

Visiting Resident, Klinik für die Hand Chirurgie, Bad Neustadt an der Saale, Germany. Clinical Director: Prof. U. Lanz.  

2012 - 2013

Consultant Hand Surgeon, St. Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns, Broomfield NHS Hospital, Chelmsford, Essex, UK and Orthopaedic and Traumatology Department, Southend University NHS Hospital, Southend-On-Sea, Essex UK.

2012 - 2013

Consultant Hand Surgeon private practice, Spire Wellesley Hospital, Southend-On-Sea, Essex UK

2010 - 2012

Consultant (Oberarzt) Hand Surgeon, Division of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery Department, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. 
Clinical Director: Prof. P. Giovanoli
 

2009 - 2010

Congenital Hand Malformations Fellowship, Hand Surgery and Microsurgery Unit, Policlinico G.B. Rossi. Verona, Italy. Clinical Director: Dr. R. Adani 

2008 - 2009

Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship, C.M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

2007 - 2008

Hand Fellow, To Mr. D. Elliot and Mrs. M. Sirotakova, St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, Essex, UK

2007

Hand Trauma Fellow, St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, Essex, UK
 

2006 - 2007

Zeiss Microsurgery Fellowship, Plastic, Hand Surgery and Microsurgery Department, Ganga Hospital,     
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.  Clinical Director:  Dr. R. Sabapathy
 

2002 - 2006

Attending Resident, Hand Surgery Department, Policlinico MultiMedica, Sesto S. Giovanni, Milan, Italy (Weekend on calls, night shifts, one clinic per week).     
Clinical Director: Prof. G. Pajardi

2004 - 2005

Hand Fellow, To Mr. D. Elliot, St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, Essex, UK

Apprenticeship

dal 2020

Libero docente Master di medicina umana alla Facoltà di scienze biomedich, Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI)

dal 2019

Libero docente presso la Facoltà di Medicina dell'Università di Zurigo

dal 2015

Contract Lecturer for the British Society for the Surgery of the Hand 
Birmingham, UK
 

dal 2014

Contract lecturer, Medical School, University of Zurich

dal 2011

Contract lecturer, Italian Society of Microsurgery, University Hospital of Napoli, Italy

Ricerca

Vascularization of nerves in the forearm (2007 - 2008)

Flexor tendon surgery in the hand, clinical applications of new techniques (2009 - )

Physiology of the retrograde venous revascularization of soft tissue and clinical application (2010 - )

Refinements in osseo-integrated implants for the digits of the hand (2014 - )

Intramedullary bone fixation, anatomical and clinical studies (2015 - )

Osteomyelitis (2017 - )

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