THE STORY

The BROASE-research Group

The BROASE-research group is an international collaboration, which develops education and research possibilities to enhance hand surgery globally. The partnership between the following departments will also be known as the BROASE-research group: Birmingham-Russia-Rotterdam-Australia-Singapore-Edinburgh. 

 

The mission of the BROASE-research group is: 

  • Joint hand surgery education activities 
  • Joint hand surgery research activities
  • Exchange of academic and educational resources among the group members for the improvement of the quality of hand surgery globally.
  • Facilitate and encourage the exchange of postgraduate students, PhD candidates, residents and hand surgeonsbetween the groups. 

THE TEAM

Dr. J. Michiel Zuidam

Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Hand Surgery
Erasmus MC, Rotterdam
The Netherlands

Dr. Vaikunthan Rajaratnam

Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery Service
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
Singapore

Dr. Paul van Minnen

Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department
Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide
Australia

Dr. Dominic Power

Hand and Peripheral Nerve Surgery Department
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Birmingham
United Kingdom

Dr. Ruud Selles

Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Hand Surgery
Erasmus MC, Rotterdam
The Netherlands

Dr. Wee Lam

Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery Department
St John’s Hospital
Scotland, UK

Dr. Georgiy Nazaryan

Moscow City Clinical Hospital
Department of Hand and Microsurgery
Moscow, Russian Federation

Dr. Michael McCleave

Hand and Wrist Surgeon, Plastic Surgeo, Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia, Australia