Beate Wilmink, MD

Hand Surgery (FMH)
General Surgery (FMH and Germany)

Faculty and Specialty

Operative and Non-Operative Treatment of Hand-, Wrist and Elbow Disorders
Treatment of Hand and Wrist Rheumatism and Arthrosis
Joint Replacement of the Fingers and Tendons
Ligament Reconstruction
Sports Injuries and Fractures


German (native)
English (fluent)

Education, Training and Curriculum

  • Consultant and Specialist Handsurgery, Private Practice LEONARDO, Hirslandenklinik Birshof, Münchenstein, Switzerland since 2016
  • Consultant Handsurgery Rhönclinic Bad Neustadt/Saale, Germany (Prof. K-J. Prommersberger, Prof. J. van Schoonhoven), 2014 – 2016
  • Resident/Consultant Department of Hand-, Plastic- and Reconstructive Surgery University Hospital Basel, Switzerland (Prof. D. J. Schaefer), 2013 – 2014
  • Resident/Consultant Handsurgery, Department of orthopedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system, Cantonal Hospital Baselland, Bruderholz, Switzerland (Dr. R. Fricker, Prof. N. Friederich), 2011 – 2013
  • Resident General Surgery and Traumatology, Cantonal Hospital Aarau, Switzerland (Prof. R. Schlumpf, Prof. W.R. Marti, Prof. P. Stierli, Prof. N. Renner), 2008 – 2011
  • Resident General Surgery and Traumatology, Cantonal Hospital Baselland, Bruderholz, Switzerland (Prof. A. Huber), 2004 – 2008
  • Final medical exam, 2004


Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
Association of Swiss Assistant and Senior Consultants (VSAO)
Swiss Association for Handsurgery ( SGH)
Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH)
Swiss College of Surgeons (SCS)
German Association for Surgery (DGCH)


Wilmink B, Heitzmann W, Prommersberger KJ: 56. Annual Congress DGH, Ludwigsburg, Germany 2015: Influence of continuous cooling on postoperative swelling after wrist surgery: first results (German).

Wilmink B, Eisenbarth I, Fricker R: Endoscopic fasciotomy in chronic exertional compartment syndrome of the forearm caused by heavy manual work – a case report. GMS German Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery 2016, Vol. 6, ISSN 2193-7052. Pdf

Schleh A, Gohritz A, Wilmink B, Friden J, Schaefer DJ: Technical Tipp: Side-to-Side tenson suture as escape plan during extensor indicis tenson plasty in distal extensor pollicis longus rupture. GMS German Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery 2015, Vol. 5, ISSN 2193-7052. Pdf

Wilmink B, Durband M, Marti WR: A Strange Gut Feeling: Case Report of intestinal malformation in an adult. Swiss Knife, Special Edition, 97. Annual Congress SGC , Interlaken 2010.

Wilmink B, Kocher M, Huber A: Recurrent Rupture of the urinary bladder: leaving the beaten track in differential diagnosis of the acute abdomen. Swiss Knife, Special Edition, 95. Annual Congress SGC, Basel 2008.

Wilmink B, Kocher M, Huber A: Intestinal-Air-Trapping: A Case Report of Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis in an aged woman with hypothyroidism. Swiss Knife, Special Edition, 94. Annual Congress SGC, Lausanne 2007.

Wilmink B, Abdel-Latif A, Huber A:
Gorham-Stout-Syndrome of the Right Upper Thorax: A Case Report and Follow-up of 10 years. Swiss Knife, Special Edition, 93. Annual Congress SGC, Lugano 2006.

Gama de Abreu M, Wilmink B, Hubler M, Koch T: Vaporized perfluorohexane attenuates ventilator-induced lung injury in isolated, perfused rabbit lungs. Anesthesiology. 2005 Mar; 102(3):597-605.

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