Portrait Inga Besmens

Inga Besmens
Dr. med.

Attending Physician with extended responsibilites, Department of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery

Other functions at USZ

  • Team leader hand surgery Department of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery

Specialties

  • Reconstructive microsurgery
  • Extremity surgery
  • Peripheral nerve surgery

Contact

Tel. +41 44 255 11 11
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Other competencies

  • Ultrasonography of the musculoskeletal system

Career

since 2022 Attending Physician with extended responsibilities and team leader hand surgery
2021 Certificate of competence in ultrasonography of the musculoskeletal system
2020 Examen European Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (EBOPRAS)
2018 – 2022 Attending Physician, Department of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, University Hospital Zurich
2017 – 2020 Founding member and elected president of YEHS- Association of Young European Hand Surgeons
2017 Exam European Board of Hand Surgery (EBHS)
2014 – 2017 Resident, Department of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, University Hospital Zurich
2013 – 2014 Department of Hand Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Kantonsspital Baselland in Liestal, Switzerland
2013 Department of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, Kantonsspital Winterthur, Switzerland
2012 Doctorate Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University Bonn
2012 – 2013 General Surgery, Zurich City Hospital, Waid

Research focus

  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Limb reconstruction
  • Surgical training and quality control options

Publications

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Most important memberships

  • FMH
  • SGH (Swiss Society for Hand Surgery)
  • FESSH (Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand)
  • ASSH (American Society for Surgery of the Hand)