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Doctor Konstantinos Vakalopoulos

Hand & Wrist Surgeon (FMH)

PhD

Consultant in Hand, Wrist and Peripheral Nerve Surgery

President of the European Society for Surgical Research

Associate The Hand Clinic Geneva

Specialist in Aesthetic Medicine of the Hand and Wrist

Fellow of the European Board of Hand Surgery (EBHS)

Training and Scientific activity:

  • South Side Middle School/ High School (Rockville Centre, NY, USA)
  • Medical degree from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands
  • Post-graduate training in General Surgery at the Geneva University Hospitals
  • Training in Hand and Peripheral Nerve Surgery at the University Hospitals of Geneva
  • Fellowship in Hand surgery at the Hand and Wrist Unit, La Tour / Genolier Clinic
  • Former Head of Clinic, Hand Surgery Unit, Geneva University Hospitals
  • Doctorate (PhD) in Experimental Surgery
  • Multiple scientific publications and presentations in (inter)national meetings
  • Reviewer for the journal: European Surgical Research

Interests:

  • Treatment of osteoarthritis and joint prosthetics
  • Bone and ligamentous trauma of the wrist and fingers
  • Microsurgery
  • Wrist and hand arthroscopy
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome and other nerve compression syndromes
  • Nerve surgery
  • Tendinitis of the hands and elbow
  • Acute and chronic injuries in athletes and musicians
  • Aesthetic medicine of the hand and wrist
  • Hand rejuvenation
  • Minimally invasive techniques
  • WALANT surgery (wide awake local anesthesia without the need for a tourniquet)

Member:

  • Fellow of the European Board of Hand Surgery (EBHS)
  • Federation of European Societies for Hand Surgery (FESSH)
  • Federation of Swiss Doctors (FMH)
  • Swiss Society of Hand Surgery (SSCM)
  • Geneva Doctors Association (AMG)
  • Association of Hand Surgeons in Geneva
  • American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine (AAAM)

Languages:

  • English (Native speaker)
  • French
  • Dutch
  • Greek