Prof. Dr. med. Ulrich Lanz


Professor Dr. Ulrich Lanz is an internationally recognized specialist in hand surgery and the medical director of Hand Surgery at Munich-Perlach hospital.

Prof. Lanz has authored numerous scientific publications and is co-author of 2 books. In addition to memberships in several national and international professional associations, he is an honorary member of the British, Japanese, South African, Swiss and Hungarian Society of Hand Surgery.

ischemic muscle necrosis
replantation surgery
free tissue transplantation with microvascular connection
congenital malformations of the hand
carpal bone injuries
distal radius fractures

Since 2006 Medical Director of Hand Surgery at Munich-Perlach hospital

1992 – 2005 Chief Physician and Medical Director, Department of Hand Surgery, Rhön-Hospital

1980 C3 Professor of Surgery, University Würzburg

1972 – 1992 Head of the Surgery, University Hospital Würzburg

1971 – 1972 Fellowship in Hand Surgery at New York Orthopaedic Hospital, Columbia University, New York

1968 – 1973 Academic assistant of surgical university of Würzburg

1967 MD from Munich University

Lanz U, Fullick R, Bongiorno V, Saintmard B, Campens C, Lafosse L. Arthroscopic repair of large subscapularis tendon tears: 2- to 4-year clinical and radiographic outcomes. Arthroscopy. 2013 Sep;29(9):1471-8.

Lafosse L, Lanz U, Saintmard B, Campens C. Arthroscopic repair of subscapularis tear: Surgical technique and results. Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2010 Dec;96(8 Suppl):S99-108.

Lafosse L, Piper K, Lanz U. Arthroscopic suprascapular nerve release: indications and technique. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2011 Mar;20(2 Suppl):S9-13.

Unglaub F, Lanz U, Hahn P. Outcome analysis, including patient and parental satisfaction, regarding nonvascularized free toe phalanx transfer in congenital hand deformities. Ann Plast Surg. 2006 Jan;56(1):87-92.

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