Matthias Baumann, MD

Ophthalmologist, founder & director

Studied medicine at the University of Berne and took the Swiss Federal State Exam in 1994. Studied Pediatrics at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Lambarene (Gabon), where Dr. Baumann spent the first three years of his life. Dissertation on the cornea at the Inselspital eye clinic in Berne. Took the American State Exam. Trained as a resident in ophthalmology at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and the university clinics in Zurich und Lausanne; studied surgery at the Permanence Clinic in Berne. Accredited FMH (Swiss Medical Association) specialist in ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery in 2000. Senior Physician at the La Chaux-de-Fonds Eye Clinic; surgical operations in Nepal and the Congo; Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology at the Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital in New York; visiting physician at the University Clinic Freiburg – Department of Strabismus and Orthoptics. Opened the Zytglogge ophthalmological practice in 2003.

LANGUAGES: German, English, French, Spanish, Italian

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