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Prof. Dr. med. Arne Viestenz
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Prof. Dr. med. Arne Viestenz

ophthalmology
ophthalmology
User ScoreExperienceRatingPrice RangePublicationsOnline Consultations
97%27 years9.9/10$$$201No

Overview

Country, City
Germany, Halle (Saale)
Health facility
University Hospital Halle (Saale)
Medical unit
Department of ophthalmology

About the doctor

Prof. Dr. med. Arne Viestenz is an accomplished ophthalmologist with 26 years of experience. He is currently the Clinic Director at the Department of Ophthalmology of the University Hospital Halle (Saale) in Germany. With an extensive education background, including studying human medicine at prestigious institutions such as the University of Leipzig and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Dr. Viestenz has obtained a wealth of knowledge and expertise in his field. Throughout his career, Dr. Viestenz has made significant contributions to the field of ophthalmology. He has published over 200 scientific papers, focusing on various areas such as diabetic eye diseases, corneal diseases, and glaucoma treatment. These publications highlight his dedication to advancing research and finding innovative treatments for his patients. In addition to his work as a clinician and researcher, Dr. Viestenz is actively involved in professional organizations and societies. He is the President of the International Society of Ocular Trauma and serves as the Speaker of the German Ophthalmological Society in ophthalmotraumatology. With his wealth of experience, extensive research contributions, and dedication to his field, Prof. Dr. med. Arne Viestenz is considered a highly respected and skilled ophthalmologist. His expertise and innovative approach to treatment make him a valuable asset to the Department of Ophthalmology at the University Hospital Halle (Saale).

Skills & Expertise

keratoplasty
eye
intraocular lenses
ophthalmology
melanoma
penetrating keratoplasty
trauma
cornea
glaucoma
toric intraocular lenses
keratitis
ocular contusion
intraocular pressure
confocal microscopy
astigmatism
cataract
nerve
iris
uveal melanoma
qswitched erbiumyag laser
erbiumyag laser
tumor
injury
vision
lacrimal apparatus
ocular pulse
conjunctival melanoma
ocular trauma
endothelial keratoplasty
muscle
defects
cancer
cataract surgery
rotational stability
lenses correction
corneal astigmatism
keratectomy
loss vision
epithelial invasion
choroidal detachment
lacrimal duct
optic disc
optic nerve
visual acuity
intraocular lenses correction
erbiumyag laser trephination
keratomycosis
duct
dystrophy
exophthalmos

Resume

CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Education
  • 1990-1997 Studied human medicine at the University of Leipzig and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston
  • Obtaining a license for medical practice
  • 1999 Defense of the dissertation at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • 1997-2003 Obtaining specialization in ophthalmology at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • 2005-2010 Habilitation and a teaching license for the subject of ophthalmology at the Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg
Experience
  • 1997-2003 Scientific Assistant at the University Eye Clinic Erlangen
  • 1997 Consultant of the Department of ophthalmology at the Saarland University Hospital in Homburg/Saar
  • 2005 University Eye Clinic Erlangen
  • 2005-2010 University Eye Clinic Magdeburg
  • 2011-2017 Leading Consultant of the Department of ophthalmology at the Saarland University Hospital in Homburg/Saar
  • 2016 Extraordinary Professor in the field of ophthalmology
  • Head of the Halle Cornea Bank of the Central German Cornea Bank
  • 2017 Clinic Director at the Department of Ophthalmology of the University Hospital Halle (Saale)
  • Full Professor of ophthalmology at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Awards & Memberships
  • 2018 Speaker of the German Ophthalmological Society in ophthalmotraumatology
  • 2020 Member of the meeting from the German Ophthalmological Society in Halle (Saale) and Berlin
  • 2022 President of the International Society of Ocular Trauma
  • Member of the European Eye Bank Association
  • A spokesman for the trauma working group of the German Ophthalmological Society
  • Scientific Advisory Board of the journals "Clinical Monthly Papers for Ophthalmology" and "The Ophthalmologist"
  • Reviewer in national and international journals
  • Surgical Course Instructor of the International Society of Ocular Trauma and German Ophthalmological Society
  • Listed in the FOCUS doctor top lists in diabetic eye diseases, corneal diseases, and glaucoma treatment

Languages

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English
German flag
German

Publications

Descemet's membrane endothelial keratoplasty is the predominant keratoplasty procedure in Germany since 2016: a report of the DOG-section cornea and its keratoplasty registry.

21 May, 2024

[Interdisciplinary management of a combined vascular malformation of the orbit].

25 August, 2023

[Diagnostics and management of patients with inherited retinal diseases in Germany : Results of a nationwide survey of university and non-university eye departments and specialized practices].

15 August, 2023

Location

Ernst-Grube-Straße, 40, 06120 Halle (Saale), Germany

FAQ

Where does the doctor practice?

What is the specialization of Prof. Dr. med. Arne Viestenz?

The primary specialization of the doctor is ophthalmology.

What is the experience of the specialist?

Prof. Dr. med. Arne Viestenz has been practicing for more than 27 years.

What is the rating of the doctor?

What topics does Prof. Dr. med. Arne Viestenz expert at?

The doctor has excellent knowledge in keratoplasty, eye, intraocular lenses, ophthalmology, melanoma.

Is the specialist involved in the research?

Does the specialist offer online consultations?

No, Prof. Dr. med. Arne Viestenz doesn’t perform virtual appointments.

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