Prof. Dr. med. Ulrich Lanz

Prof. Dr. med. Ulrich Lanz

Prof. Dr. med. Ulrich Lanz is an internationally recognised specialist in hand surgery and the medical director of hand surgery at Clinic Munich-Perlach and the clinics Pasing and Perlach.

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

Prof. Dr. med. Ulrich Lanz’s main areas of work include the ischemic muscle necrosis, replantation surgery, free tissue transplantation with microvascular connection, congenital malformations of the hand, wrist injuries and fractures of the distal end spokes.


  • 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.


Since 2006 Medical Director of Hand Surgery at Munich-Perlach and the clinics Pasing and Perlach
1992 – 2005 Chief Physician and Medical Director, Department of Hand Surgery, Rhön-Klinikum, Saale
1980 C3 Professor of Surgery, University Würzburg
1972 – 1992 Head of the Hand Surgery, University Hospital Würzburg
1971 – 1972 Fellowship in Hand Surgery at New York Orthopaedic Hospital, Columbia University, New York
1968 – 1973 Assistant Professor Surgical University of Würzburg
1967 MD from Munich University