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Prof. Dr. med. Berthold Seitz
Excellent
AiroScore
9.90

Prof. Dr. med. Berthold Seitz

ophthalmology
ophthalmology
User ScoreExperienceTotal ReviewsRatingPrice RangePublicationsOnline Consultations
98%36 years99.9/10$$$1398No

Overview

Country, City
Germany, Homburg
Health facility
University Hospital Saarland Homburg
Medical unit
Department of ophtalmology
4.8 on Google
The data collected based on 9 patient reviews on Google

About the doctor

Prof. Dr. med. Berthold Seitz is a highly experienced ophthalmologist with over 35 years of experience in the field. He is currently working as the Director of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University Hospital Saarland in Homburg, Germany. Dr. Seitz has achieved numerous accomplishments throughout his impressive career and received prestigious awards. Notably, he has made significant contributions to the field of corneal transplantation, particularly in minimizing postoperative astigmatism. He specializes in cataract surgery and the calculation of artificial lenses after corneal refractive surgery. Additionally, Dr. Seitz is renowned for his expertise in the technique of amniotic membrane transplantation and its integration into the cornea. Dr. Seitz's dedication to his profession is evident in his extensive list of scientific publications, which includes over 1398 papers. His research focuses on various aspects of ophthalmology, including keratoplasty procedures and managing conditions such as diabetic macular edema and bacterial keratitis. With his wealth of experience, expertise, and numerous accolades, Prof. Dr. med. Berthold Seitz is considered one of the leading ophthalmologists in Germany. His commitment to advancing the field of ophthalmology and improving patient outcomes sets him apart as an exceptional doctor.

Skills & Expertise

keratoplasty
penetrating keratoplasty
keratoconus
eye
excimer laser
cornea
keratitis
transplantation
lens
surgery
keratectomy
ophthalmology
cataract
intraocular lens
implantation
astigmatism
intraocular pressure
cataract surgery
phototherapeutic keratectomy
corneal dystrophy
trephination penetrating keratoplasty
endothelial keratoplasty
keratopathy
glaucoma
myopia
endothelial cell density
femtosecond laser
uveal melanoma
macular edema
toric intraocular lenses
edema
children
corneal transplantation
refractive surgery
epithelial cells
corneal neovascularization
diabetic macular edema
eye drops
corneal refractive surgery
macular degeneration
optic nerve
agerelated macular degeneration
corneal epithelial defects
immunological graft rejection
nonmechanical penetrating keratoplasty
laser corneal trephination
uveal melanoma cell
femtosecond laserassisted cataract
laserassisted cataract surgery
retinal vein occlusion

Resume

CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Education
  • 1981-1988 Studied human medicine at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • Obtaining a license for medical practice
  • 1989 Received the title of Doctor of Medicine with honors from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • 1993 Received the qualification of a specialist in ophthalmology in Munich
  • 1993 Passed the exam of the European Board of Ophthalmology in Paris
  • 1999 Habilitation in the field of ophthalmology in Erlangen: “Non-mechanical corneal microsurgery”
Experience
  • 1993 Created and headed the outpatient corneal service
  • 1995 Research Fellow, Department of corneal and refractive surgery, Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles
  • 1996 Created and headed the Department of Refractive Surgery in Erlangen
  • 1999 Senior Physician at the Department of ophthalmology at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • 2000 Headed the Cornea Bank Erlangen and became Chief Surgeon for Corneal Transplantation
  • 2002 Associate Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • 2006 Full Professor and Director of the Department of ophthalmology at the University Hospital Saarland Homburg
  • 2018 Visiting Professor Anhui Provincial Hospital China – First Affiliated Hospital of the University of Science and Technology in China
  • 2019 Visiting Professor University of Belgrade, Serbia
Awards & Memberships
  • 1997 Elected Member of the scientific advisory board of the German Society of Corneal Transplantologists
  • 2000 American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award
  • 2002 Co-Founder and Speaker of the cornea section at the German Ophthalmological Society
  • 2010 Gold Medal from Bombay Ophthalmological Association Eye Advance International Academy of Ophthalmology, Mumbai
  • 2010 German Ophthalmic Surgeons Silver Medal for outstanding achievements and special merits at the International Congress of German Ophthalmic Surgeons
  • 2012 Member of the Leopoldina National Academy of Sciences
  • 2012 President of the German Ophthalmological Society
  • 2013 Ryan-Belfort Medal of the American-Brazilian Ophthalmological Association
  • 2015 Amber Cornea in Gold Award
  • 2015 German Ophthalmic Surgeons Scientific Award
  • 2015 German Ophthalmic Surgeons Silver Medal
  • 2015 Chibret Gold Medal
  • 2015 Elected Chairman of the program committee of the German Ophthalmological Society
  • 2016 Ernst von Bergmann Badge from the German Medical Association
  • 2016 Member of the german committee for the prevention of blindness
  • 2018 Honorary Member of the Hungarian Ophthalmological Society
  • 2018 Honorary Member of the Polish Ophthalmological Society
  • 2019 State Award Academic Education
  • 2019 Member of the EuCornea
  • 2019 Honorary Member of the Union of Bulgarian Ophthalmologists
  • Scientific contribution to the field of corneal transplantation (especially methods of minimizing postoperative astigmatism), cataract surgery, and the calculation of artificial lens after corneal refractive surgery, as well as the technique of amniotic membrane transplantation and its histological integration into the cornea

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

Baseline Characteristics of 1976 Patients With Ectatic Corneal Disorders at a Single Center From 2010 to 2021: A Cross-Sectional Study of the Homburg Keratoconus Center.

1 September, 2023

Meiosis II spindle disassembly requires two distinct pathways.

1 September, 2023

Location

Kirrberger Str., 100, 66421 Homburg, Germany

FAQ

What is the specialization of Prof. Dr. med. Berthold Seitz?

The primary specialization of the doctor is ophthalmology.

What is the experience of the specialist?

Prof. Dr. med. Berthold Seitz has been practicing for more than 36 years.

What do patients say about Prof. Dr. med. Berthold Seitz?

The doctor has 0 review on AiroMedical and and 9 feedbacks at other places. The UserScore of the specialist is 98%.

What is the rating of the doctor?

What topics does Prof. Dr. med. Berthold Seitz expert at?

The doctor has excellent knowledge in keratoplasty, penetrating keratoplasty, keratoconus, eye, excimer laser.

Is the specialist involved in the research?

Does the specialist offer online consultations?

No, Prof. Dr. med. Berthold Seitz doesn’t perform virtual appointments.

Prof. Dr. med. Berthold Seitz
Prof. Dr. med. Berthold Seitz

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