• Foundation for Hand Surgery



Grégoire Chick, MD PhD

Consultant Hand surgeon, Dept of Hand, Wrist & Nerve Surgery, LATOUR Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland.

Ass. Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, NY, US.

Board certified specialist in Hand Surgery (since 1999) and Orthopedic Surgery (since 1996).

Publications and presentations:

  • 3 books : Acute and Chronic Finger Injuries in Ball Sports (Sports and Traumatology), Paris, Springer-Verlag; 2013, 868p., Manuel de Chirurgie de la Main et du Poignet, Urgences (Hand and wrist emergencies), Paris, Masson-Elsevier; 2014, 320p., Pathologies chroniques de la main et du poignet (Hand and wrist chronic conditions), Paris, Masson-Elsevier; 2015, 345 p.
  • 75 peer-reviewed scientific publications and 86 book chapters in international text books
  • 80+ presentations at national and international meetings, including keynote speaker, moderator and chair

PhD – Postdoc: PhD thesis at Gent University (be). “Benign peripheral nerve tumours: diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of resectable and unresectable tumours” Ghent University. Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Fellowship Training Centre in Hand and peripheral nerve Surgery (FMH), Geneva, Switzerland.

Reviewer of Journal of Hand Surgery Eu, British Journal of Sports Medicine

Member of Swiss, French, American, South African societies for surgery of the Hand (SGH-SSCM, SFCM, ASSH, SASSH)

Scientific board - Dr Gregoire Chick
Scientific board - Dr Gilles Dautel


Gilles Dautel, MD, Pr

Professor of Hand Surgery, Microsurgery

Chair of the Department of Hand Surgery and Microsurgery, Centre Chirurgical Emile Gallé, University Hospital of Nancy, Franc

Past President (2014) of the French Society for Surgery of the Hand (SFCM)

Board Certified in Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery

Fields of interest: Microsurgery, Paediatric Hand Surgery, wrist surgery

Scientific Background:

  • >100 peer-reviewed scientific publications
  • Author of « La Main Traumatique, Tomes 1 and 2 » Masson Editeurs
  • >50 Book chapters in international text books
  • >200 presentations at national or international meetings

Philippe Bellemère, MD

Specialized in Hand Surgery and Microsurgery, Philippe Bellemère is a Hand Surgeon at Institut de la Main, Nantes, France

Past President (2017) of the French Society of Hand Surgery (SFCM)

Member of the following societies: American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), International Wrist Investigators’ Workshop, European Wrist Arthroscopy Society (EWAS), French Society of Orthopaedic surgery (SOFCOT)

Scientific board - Dr Philippe Bellemère
Scientific board - Dr Bruno Lussiez

Bruno Lussiez, MD

Hand Surgeon at IM2s (Medical and Surgical Orthopedic Institute of Monaco), France.

Member of the following societies:

  • French Society of Orthopedic Surgery (SFCM)
  • Collège français des Chirurgiens Orthopédistes
  • Associate Member of the French Society for Hand Surgery (SFCM)
  • European Wrist Arthroscopy Society (EWAS)
  • Académie de Chirurgie

3 books

46 publications in French and international reviews

43 communications in different meetings

Alain Tchurukdichian, MD

Independent Surgeon at Dijon-Bourgogne Private Hospital and Drevon Clinic Hospital, and part-time medical practitioner at Dijon University Hospital.

Member of the following societies: French Society of Orthopaedic Surgery (SOFCOT), French Society of Hand Surgery (SFCM), American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)

Scientific board - Dr Alain Tchurukdichian