The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie [German Society for Hand Surgery] (DGH) is an Association of surgeons, plastic surgeons, trauma surgeons and orthopaedists working in Germany, predominantly focused on hand surgery.
The Society itself organises an annual congress for the promotion of science and research. The purpose of the company also extends to providing information on treatment options in cases of congenital and acquired dysfunctions, functional disorders, diseases and injuries of the upper extremities, as part of the field of public health.
- The development of micro-surgery with the possibility of anatomical reconstruction in cases of severe hand injuries
- Recognition of the fact that these injuries require the care of a surgeon
- Development of the concept of regional surgery as hand surgery
- A society for the exchange of experiences, for further development and representation of interests relating to this regional concept.