Dr Giesen is FMH for Orthopaedic and Traumatology and FMH for Hand Surgery.
Since 2013 Mr Giesen has held a Consultant Hand Surgeon post in the Plastic and Hand Surgery Department of the University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland. Previously he was a Consultant Hand Surgeon in the UK. During his training he was a Fellow in Microsurgery and Hand Surgery in Germany, India, England, USA and Italy.
Mr Giesen has published numerous papers in International Hand Surgery journals and books, and since 2001 has regularly presented at National and International meetings with the results of his clinical research. In 2010 he was awarded the 'Emanuel Kaplan Award for Anatomical Excellence' in Boston, USA by the American Society for the Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) for the study: “The vascularization of the median nerve in the distal forearm and its clinical importance”.
His experience in Hand Surgery is at 360°, going from hand trauma “tout court” to the treatment of joint arthritis, tendon ligaments and nerve pathologies with mini invasive techniques, to more complex problem like extremities microsurgical reconstruction, brachial plexus palsy and hemiplegic spastic contractures.
Consultations can take place in different languages other than German, including English, Italian, Spanish and French.