Doctor Philippe Cuénod
Born 1955 in Morges, Vaud
School in Morges, then baccalauréat Latin-Greek in 1974 in Lausanne.
Studies at the Medical School University of Lausanne with federal diploma in 1980.
Training in General Surgery:
- Hôpital de zone de Morges
- CHUV-Lausanne (Cardiovascular, Visceral & thoracic, Orthopaedics & traumatology, Intensive care, plastic & reconstructive)
- Hôpital Cantonal de Fribourg
- Hôpital des Cadolles Neuchâtel.
Training in Hand Surgery:
- Hand Surgery Unit, HUGeneva (DR D.R. Della Santa)
- Private practice of Dr A. Chamay, Geneva
- Abteilung für Handchirurgie, Inselspital, Berne (Prof. U. Buechler)
- General and war surgery with ICRC in Pakistan, Thailand and Cambodia.
- Hand surgery with GICAM missions in Benin, Burkina-Faso and Ghana.
- Federal diploma of Medicine, Medical school, University of Lausanne (1980)
- Doctorate in Médecine, Medical school, University of Lausanne (1988)
- Diploma of specialist FMH in General Surgery (1991)
- Diploma of specialist FMH in Hand Surgery (1994)
- Diploma of the Federation of European Societies of Surgery of the Hand (1996)
- Former senior registrar of the Hand Surgery Unit, HU Geneva (1990-1992).
- Former senior registrar for hand of the Surgical Policlinic, HU Geneva (1992-1993).
- Former senior registrar of the Abteilung für Handchirurgie, Inselspital, Berne (1994-1996).
- Member of the a Swiss Medical Federation (FMH)
- Member of the Geneva Medical Association (AMG)
- Member of the Swiss Society for Surgery of the Hand (SGH/SSCM)
- Associate member of the French Society for Hand Surgery (SFCM-GEM)
- Member of the FESSH Examination Committee for the european diploma of hand surgery examination.
- Former examinator for the swiss diploma of surgery of the hand
- Recipient of the Sumner L. Koch award 2000, delivered by the Chicago Society for hand Surgery.
Topics of interest:
- Bone and ligament trauma of the wrist.
- Metacarpal and phalangeal fractures and their sequellae.
- Wrist biomechanics.
- Surgery of rheumatological diseases.
- Post-traumatic reconstruction of the hand.
- Musician’s hand.
- 79 communications during national or international scientific meetings
- 22 scientific publications.