Hirslanden Clinic am Rosenberg Heiden

location_on Heiden, Switzerland
8.7/10 from 42 Votes

Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Hand Surgery (603730)

Stefan Weindel

Dr. med.

Stefan Weindel

Specialized in: plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, hand surgery

About the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Hand Surgery at Hirslanden Clinic am Rosenberg Heiden

The Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Hand Surgery at the Hirslanden Clinic am Rosenberg Heiden offers the full range of surgical interventions in these fields. The experienced specialists of the department have a perfect command of surgical techniques, due to which they can easily eliminate even the most complex birth defects, defects after cancer surgery and accidents. The department has an excellent reputation in the surgical treatment and correction of hand pathologies. During the consultations, the doctors individually discuss with the patient all treatment stages in detail. In some cases, it is possible to solve the problem using conservative treatment methods, without surgery. The Chief Physician of the department is Dr. med. Stefan Weindel.

The main clinical focuses of the department include:

  • Plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery
    • Conservative and surgical treatment of hyperhidrosis
      • Use of deodorants
      • Botox injections
      • Curettage
    • Surgical correction of gynecomastia in men
    • Resection of skin neoplasms
      • Classical resection using a scalpel
      • Laser surgery (for hemangiomas, warts, birthmarks, fibromas)
      • Cryotherapy (particularly, for wart removal)
      • Combination of several methods
    • Scar revision (keloid, hypertrophic scars, contractures, facial scars)
      • Z-plasty
      • Skin transplantation
      • Flap surgery
    • Correction of tendon rupture of the finger extensors
      • Conservative and surgical techniques
    • Breast surgery
      • Lift
      • Augmentation
      • Reduction
      • Reconstructive interventions
    • Facelift including laser techniques
    • Injection treatment of wrinkles (injections of hyaluronic acid, Botox), as well as the treatment of wrinkles using other drugs (Goretex, Artecoll)
    • Liposuction
      • Injection lipolysis
      • Tumescent (vacuum) liposuction
      • Ultrasonic liposuction
      • Vibratory liposuction
    • Skin lift in various parts of the body
      • Thigh lift
      • Arm lift
      • Body lift (circular tightening of the tummy, hips and buttocks)
    • Lip augmentation
      • Injection of hyaluronic acid or patient’s own autologous fat 
      • Surgical technique (rarely used)
    • Nose reshaping (rhinoplasty)
    • Ear reshaping (otoplasty)
    • Forehead lift
      • Classic open technique
      • Endoscopic technique
    • Abdominoplasty (plastic surgery of the anterior abdominal wall)
    • Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)
  • Hand surgery
    • Treatment of Dupuytren's contracture
    • Treatment of arthrosis of the finger joints
    • Ganglion treatment
    • Treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Treatment of radial fracture
    • Treatment of stenosis of the annular ligament of the fingers
    • Treatment of de Quervain's tenosynovitis
    • Treatment of injuries of the triangular fibrocartilage complex
    • Treatment for scaphoid fractures
    • Treatment of scaphoid pseudarthrosis
    • Treatment for rhizarthrosis
    • Treatment of skier's thumb 
    • Treatment of cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Other medical services

Curriculum vitae of Dr. med. Stefan Weindel

Clinical Interests

  • Hand surgery, including emergency clinical cases.
  • Breast surgery: augmentation, reduction, reconstruction.
  • Facial plastic surgery: blepharoplasty, reconstructive surgery after skin tumor removal.
  • Body contouring: liposuction, abdominoplasty, thighs and arm lift.

Professional Career

  • Since 2011 Work in Private Practice of Rapperswil-Jona, in the Hirslanden Clinic am Rosenberg Heiden, as well as the position of Orthopedic Consultant in the St. Gallen Hospital, Wattwil and Wil Hospitals.
  • 2009 - 2011 Leading Physician in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Limmat Hospital, Private Practice of Rapperswil-Jona.
  • 2006 - 2009 Work in the Department of Hand Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Сantonal Hospital St. Gallen, as well as Medical Consultant at the Clinic Rorschach.
  • 2006 Work in the Department of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hospital Feldkirch.
  • 1998 - 2002 Work in the Department of Traumatology at the University Hospital Ulm, Bundeswehr Hospital Ulm.
  • 2002 - 2005 Work in the Department of Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Reconstructive and Burn Surgery, BG Unfallklinik Tuebingen.
  • 1997 Work in the Department of Surgery at the University Hospital Mannheim, Heidelberg University.
  • 1996 Work in the Department of Internal Medicine, Paracelsus Clinic in Stuttgart.

Higher Education

  • 1997 Doctoral thesis defense, Ulm University.
  • 1989 - 1995 Study of Human Medicine at the Ulm University (Germany), the University of Cape Town (South Africa) and the University of California, San Francisco (USA).

Photo of the doctor: (c) Hirslanden AG 

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