• Foundation for Hand Surgery

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Massimo Ceruso, MD

Chairman of the Hand Surgery and Microsurgery Unit of the Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Careggi in Firenze (1998-2018)

Full Professor of Orthopaedics and Traumatology – National Scientific Board (ASN)

Past Secretary-General of the Federation of the European Societies of Surgery of the Hand (FESSH, 2008-2011)

Past President of the European Board of Hand Surgery of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS EBHS, 2012-2016)

Chairman of the European Diploma of Hand Surgery of the Federation of the European Societies of Surgery of the Hand (FESSH, 2003 – 2006)

Past-President of the Italian Society of Surgery of the Hand SICM, (2003-2005)

Member of the following Societies: Italian Society of Hand Surgery (SICM), Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (SIOT), Italian Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (ISSES), American Society of Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), Spanish Society of Surgery of the Hand (SECMA), Hungarian Society of Surgery of the Hand (HSSH) , corresponding member of the Japanese Society of Surgery of the Hand (JSSH)

Àngel Ferreres, MD, PhD

Consultant Hand and Elbow Surgeon at Kaplan Hand Institute, Barcelona, Spain

Publications:

  • 58 peer reviewed articles and 7 chapters in books on Hand Surgery. (Subjects on denervation, arthroplasty (wrist and elbow), partial wrist arthrodesis, finger fractures and sequelae, hand flaps)

Comunications:

  • 121 Presentations in national and international congresses.
    Invited Presentations: 209 to courses and meetings

PhD degree in 1994 with the work : Anatomical and Surgical considerations on Wrist Denervation.

Member of the following societies: European Rheumatoid Arthritis Surgical Society (ERASS), Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH), Spanish Society of Surgery of the Hand (SECMA), Sociedad Española de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología (SECOT), Sociedad Española de Reumatología (SER)

Marc Garcia-Elias, MD, PhD

Co-directs the Institut Kaplan in Barcelona, Spain, since its foundation in 1994.

Honorary consultant of the Pulvertaft Hand Unit at Derby, UK.

PhD coordinator of the Upper Limb Biomechanics laboratory at the Vall d’Hebron Institut de Recerca, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain.

Past President of the Spanish Society for Surgery of the Hand (SECMA, 2005-2007)

Past Secretary-General of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH, 2005-2008)

Since 2013 to present, President-Elect of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand (IFSSH)

International Member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) since 1996

Honorary or correspondent member of 10 hand surgery societies from Asia, Europe and South America

3 books and 460 lectures in scientific events

Elisabet Hagert, MD, PhD

CEO, ARCADEMY, Sophiahemmet Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Chair of the Dept of Hand, Wrist & Nerve Surgery, ARCADEMY, Sophiahemmet Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Associate Professor in Orthopaedics, Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Stockholm, Sweden
Board certified specialist in Hand Surgery (since 2005) and Orthopedic Surgery (since 2011). Subspecialized in wrist disorders and instabilities, nerve compressions/chronic pain syndromes and sports traumatology

50 peer-reviewed scientific publications and 11 book chapters in international text books
>100 presentations at national and international meetings, including keynote speaker, moderator and chair

PhD – Postdoc: PhD thesis 2008 at Karolinska Institutet, “Wrist Ligaments – Innervation Patterns and Ligamento-Muscular Reflexes”
Post-doctoral Visiting Scholar at Stanford University, USA, 2010

Member of the following societies: Swedish Medical Association, Swedish Society for Surgery of the Hand, International Wrist Investigators’ Workshop, American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), European Wrist Arthroscopy Society (EWAS), American Association of Hand Surgery (AAHS), American Association of Bone and Joint Surgery

Scientific commitee - Dr Elisabet Hagert

Mona I. Winge, MD

Consultant Orthopaedic and Hand surgeon at the Upper extremity and Microsurgical Unit, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rikshospitalet, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway, a Hand trauma centre (FESSH).

Member of the Norwegian Orthopaedic Association and Norwegian Hand Surgery Society.

Head of the congenital hand and upper extremity differences Group.

Daniel B. Herren, MD, MHA