Renato Fricker, MD

FMH Hand Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System (FMH)

Faculty and Specialty

Hand surgery incl. Secondary Revisions after previous Interventions
Microsurgical Peripheral Nerve Surgery at the Upper and Lower Limb
Surgery for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis at the Hand and Wrist
Surgery for Acute Injuries and Secondary Reconstructions after Hand and Wrist Trauma
Surgical and Conservative Treatment of Problems and Injuries at the Elbow

Languages

German
English
French
Italian

Education, Training and Curriculum

  • Co-founder and senior partner „LEONARDO – Ärzte für Orthopädie und Traumatologie“, since 2014
  • Head of Hand- and Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Kantonsspital Baselland, Bruderholz, 2003 – 2014
  • Head of Hand- and Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Kantonsspital Winterthur, 1997 – 2003
  • Chief Resident, Hand- and Peripheral Nerve Surgery, University Hospital Basel, 1996 – 1997
  • Training in Hand Surgery at the University Hospital in Basel with one year fellowship in Hand- and Peripheral Nerve Surgery at the Bichat hospital in Paris, 1990 – 1994
  • Training in orthopaedic and trauma surgery at Bürgerspital Solothurn and the departement of surgery at the university hospital in Basel, 1985- 1992
  • Medical Thesis University of Basel, 1984

Memberships

Swiss Society of Hand Surgery
Swiss Society for Orthopaedics and Traumatology
American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
German Speaking Association of Hand Surgery (DAH)
AO Trauma Europe
Basle Handclub
Medical Association Baselland (AegBL)
Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
Former member of the Hand Expert Group and the Hand Education Task Force of AO
Trauma

Publications

Co-author AO Manual of fracture management – hand, Thieme Verlag 2019

Mit-author AO Manual of Fracture Management – wrist, Thieme Verlag 2016

N. Schelhorn, S. Lamm und R. Fricker, “Vergleich zweier Fingerleitungsanästhesie-Techniken – randomisierte, prospektive Studie bezüglich Applikationsschmerz und Wirksamkeit zwischen dem singulären subkutanen Digitalblock und der Oberst-Leitungsanästhesie“  Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 2016;48:296-9

R. Fricker, “Chirurgische Behandlungsmöglichkeiten bei Fingergelenkarthrosen“ R. Fricker, Rheuma Schweiz, 2012;5(3):22-25
“Daumenwurzelschmerzen“, Praxis 2015;104(18):981-3 Pdf

R. Fricker, “Trauma der oberen Extremität: Handfrakturen“, In: C.T. Viehl, D. Oertli (Hrsg.) Facharztprüfung Chirurgie – Ein Manual zur Prüfungsvorbereitung unter dem Patronat der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Chirurgie. 2. Ausgabe. EMH Schweizerischer Ärzteverlag AG Basel 2013;248-255

R. Fricker, “Thumb Phalangeal Fractures“  In: Grégoire Chick (Editor): Acute aND Chronic Finger Injuries in Ball Sports. Springer Paris Heidelberg New York Dordrecht London 2013; 264-270

R. Fricker, “Sesamoid Fractures“  In: Grégoire Chick (Editor): Acute and Chronic Finger Injuries in Ball Sports. Springer Paris Heidelberg New York Dordrecht 
London 2013;71-5

R. Fricker, “Chirurgische Behandlungsmöglichkeiten von Arthrosen der Fingergelenke – Eine Alternative zum «einfach damit leben»“. Schweiz Med Forum 2012;12(43):827–831

T. Adler, I. Eisenbarth, M. Hirschmann, M. Müller-Gerbl, R. Fricker, “Can Clinical examination cause a Stener lesion in patients with skier’s thumb? A cadaveric study“ Clin Anat 2012;25:762-6

D.M. Weber, R. Fricker, L.E. Ramseier, “Conservative treatment of scaphoid nonunion in children and adolescents”. J Bone Joint Surg [Br] 2009;91-B:1213-16 Pdf

R. Fricker, “Die halboffene Karpaltunnelspaltung“. Swiss knife 2007;4:21 Pdf

 

 

Contact office hand surgery
Phone: 0613352442
Fax: 0613352414
Time: Mon-Wed & Fri: 08:00-11:30 and 14:00-16:30
Thu: 08:00-11.30 and 14:00-15:30