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educator , hand surgeon

Michel Paul Merle, French hand surgeon, educator. Decorated officier National Order of Merit, knight Legion of Honor (France).

Background

Merle, Michel Paul was born on July 12, 1943 in Belley, Ain, France. Son of Roger F. and Anne-Marie (Fey) Merle.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Nancy, France, 1970.

Career

Resident University Hospital, Nancy, 1969-1970, assistant head staff, 1975-1979. Professor orthopedics and plastic surgery Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Nancy, 1979-2000. Head department plastic and reconstructive surgery Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Nancy, 1988-2000.

Director European Institute Biomaterials and Microsurgery, Nancy, 1987-1994, 99-2000, European Institute of Hand Surgery, Nancy, France, Luxembourg, since 2003.

Works

Membership

Captain French Health Care Service, 1969-1970. Member French Academy Surgery, Royal Belgian Academy Medicine (honorary), French Academy Medicine (correspondent), French Society for Surgery of Hand, Belgian Society for Surgery of Hand, Indian Society for Surgery of Hand, British Society for Surgery of Hand, American Society for Surgery of Hand, Argentine Society for Surgery of Hand, European confederation Emergency Treatment of Hand (founding).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Classical music, tennis, painting, sculpture.

Connections

Married Sylvie Michon, July 8, 1968.

father:
Roger F. Merle

mother:
Anne-Marie (Fey) Merle

spouse:
Sylvie Michon