New Frontiers in Microsurgery - Robotic-Assisted
Central and Peripheral Lymphatic Surgery


About the speaker: Nicole Lindenblatt, MD, PD, FEBOPRAS, FEBHS, currently holds the position of Deputy Director in the Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery at the University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland. In this function she leads the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Team and the Burns Unit and is the Director of the Zurich Lymphatic Network of Excellence. In addition to her roles at the hospital, she is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Zurich. Prof. Lindenblatt`s primary focus is on Peripheral and Central Lymphatic Surgery, Robotic Microsurgery, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Facial and Breast Surgery, and Facial Paralysis. She performed the first thoracic duct reconstruction in 2018 in Switzerland/Europe and receives referrals for Central Lymphatic Surgery from all over Europe. In 2021, Prof. Lindenblatt performed the first lymphatic reconstruction in a child in Switzerland and the first robotic-assisted lymphatic surgery case worldwide using the Symani® Surgical System. Prof. Lindenblatt has a diverse range of qualifications and degrees, among them a European Master's degree in Surgical Oncology, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Breast Surgery, a Fellowship in Lymphatic Surgery in Paris, France, and a Fellowship at the International Center for Lymphedema in Hiroshima, Japan. She is a Specialist in General Surgery, Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, and Hand Surgery, and is a member of several professional organizations. Prof. Lindenblatt is also a member of the Examination Commission for the Swiss Society for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and holds a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Managing Medicine in Health Care Organizations from the University of Bern.