Dr. Richard C. Allen, M.D.
Prof. Dr. Lelio Baldeschi
Daniel Briscoe, MD, Clin. Ass. Prof.
Prof. Anja K. Eckstein, MD, FEBO
Prof. Dr. Roland Gärtner
Prof. Dr. Frank Haubner
Prof. Dr. Christoph Hintschich, FEBO
PD Dr. Annemarie Klingenstein
Dr. Aylin G. Kübler, FEBO
Prof. Dr.med. Ullrich G. Mueller-Lisse, M.B.A.
Professor Geoffrey Rose, BSc MBBS MS DSc MRCP FRCS FRCOphth
Marco Sales-Sanz, MD, PhD, FEBO
PD Dr. med. Ulrich Schaudig, FEBO
Dr. Valerie Schmelter, FEBO
Richard C. Allen MD PhD FACS is an oculoplastic surgeon at Texas Oculoplastics Consultants in Austin, Texas and is Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Texas Dell Medical School. He is the former Carolyn F. Elles Professor of Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Allen attended Duke University where he received a BS in Chemistry followed by Baylor College of Medicine where he received his MD and PhD degrees. He completed a residency in ophthalmology and a fellowship in oculoplastic surgery at the University of Iowa under the mentorship of Jeffrey Nerad and Keith Carter. Dr. Allen is a member of ASOPRS, ESOPRS, and the Orbital Society. He is the President of ASOPRS in 2023 and the Editor-in-Chief for the journal Orbit.
Dr. Allen has authored over 125 peer-reviewed publications, was section editor for Oculoplastics and Orbit for Current Opinion in Ophthalmology, is a member of the editorial board for Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Ophthalmology and Therapy and is a reviewer for over 30 journals. He has lectured extensively, nationally and internationally. His on-line oculoplastic surgery video atlas is recognized worldwide.
He qualified in Medicine the University of Pisa, graduated in Ophthalmology at the University of Florence, became PhD at the University of Amsterdam and Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology (FEBO) in Paris. He sub-specialized in oculoplastic and orbital surgery first under the guide of Richard Collin and Geoffrey Rose at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London and then with Leo Koornneef at the Orbital Centre, University of Amsterdam. Afterwards he has been a Consultant surgeon, Universitary Docent (UD), and then nominated Director to the Orbital Centre, University of Amsterdam.
At present he is Professor of Ophthalmology (“Chargé de Cours”), Director to the “Orbita and Ocular Adnexal service” and President to the PhD Council “Oculoplastic, Orbital, Lacrimal Diseases and Surgery” at the Department of Ophthalmology, Catholic University of Louvain, at the Saint Luc Academic Hospital of Brussels, member of the Examining Commission of EBO.
He trained medical students, residents, twenty international fellows, and had the opportunity to publish in the field of orbital and ocular adnexal diseases. He has been member of the scientific advisory board, invited speaker and faculty member at a wide variety of international congresses, and courses and had organised national and international congresses. He is active reviewer and/or member of the editorial board of ophthalmic, maxillo-facial, and internal medicine journals, visiting professor to several European, North American and Asian universities.
He is member of numerous scientific societies and currently the President of the European Group on Graves’ Orbitopathy (EUGOGO) and Section Editor for orbit, oculoplastic and adult strabismus of the European Journal of Ophthalmology.
Daniel Briscoe is Chairman of Ophthalmology, Emek Medical Center, Senior Lecturer, and Chair of Ophthalmology, Technion School of Medicine, Israel. Dr. Briscoe runs one of the largest Oculoplastic Orbital surgical services in Israel and the largest Ophthalmology residency program in Northern Israel. His program trains around 12 -14 Ophthalmology residents presently, and more than 23 Ophthalmologists have completed training under his auspices in his Department.
Daniel is a member of the Israeli Scientific Council Board for Professional Examinations. He served on the International Council of Ophthalmology, Subspecialty Curriculum Taskforce Committee, for the International Ophthalmology Residency and Fellowship Curriculum in Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery.
Dr Briscoe graduated from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1987, did Ophthalmology specialization in Israel, Ophthalmic Ultrasound at Johns Hopkins Hospital USA, and Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgical Fellowship at Royal Manchester Eye Hospital, England.
Dr. Briscoe runs a fellowship program and has trained Ophthalmologists in Oculoplastic Surgery from Israel, Greece, Burma, Turkey, and Mexico. Dr. Briscoe was twice elected Head of the Israeli Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and was Vice President of the European Ocular Oncology Group, in addition to other elected positions. He was honored as faculty or Invited speaker to many International meetings. Dr. Briscoe has taught at distinguished medical institutions around the world. In 2008, he was Visiting Professor at the University of ‚São – Paulo. In February 2011 he was Visiting Professor at Oakland University and Beaumont Hospital in Michegan. Dr. Briscoe was the first Israeli and Irishman to be elected to the International Orbital Society. He received the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Alumni Award for outstanding achievement in 2019. He has published over 37 peer reviewed articles.
Daniel has been doing voluntary surgical and teaching work with Palestinians in St. John’s Eye Hospital, Jerusalem for years.
He is involved in mentoring students at RCSI and organizes electives for overseas medical students at his Ophthalmology Department..
works at the Department of Ophthalmology, University Duisburg Essen Germany. She is the Head of the Westgerman Orbital Center and leads oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery and orthoptics.
She studied medicine at the University Leipzig and later Munich. She received her residancy training at the University of Tuebingen and at the Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. For postresidant training she moved to the University Hospital Essen. There she did her PhD and become associate Professor.
Her main research focus is preclinical and clinical research on orbital autoimmunity especially thyroid eye disease. She received grants from DFG (German Research Foundation), EU (INDIGO grant), DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and Bielschowsky science support. She is in the executive committee of the EUGOGO as clinical studies lead.
Roland Gärtner MD, PhD, retired from Department of Endocrinology at the LMU Munich since 10/2012
Current position: Private Clinic for Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Munich
Consultant outpatient Clinic together with Prof. C. Hintschich Centre for Orbita Disease, LMU Munich
University degree in Medicine at the LMU, Munich, Germany Approbation 1976
Training in Biochemistry 1976 – 1979 and Cell Biology Prof. Herzog, Institute of Cell Biology, University of Munich 1984-1985
Education in Internal Medicine 1979 -1985 LMU Munich, Endocrinology and Diabetes:final exam 1987, Intensive Care Medicine, final exam 1991.
PhD 1987, topic: Growth regulation of isolated porcine thyroid follicles ex vivo
Recognition of Quality in Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism from the Board of Endocrinology of the U.E.M.S. 2001
Ass. Prof since 1989; 1993-2012 Head of the outpatient clinic for Endocrinology and Diabetes at LMU Munich. Head of the Department of Intensive Care Medicine 1995-2006Prof. Internal Medicine, Lecturer in Endocrinology, Internal Medicine and Internal Intensive Care Medicine
Geschäftsführender Oberarzt und Leiter der Sektion für Rhinologie und anteriore Schädelbasischirurgie der Klinik und Poliklinik für Hals-Nasen-Ohrenheilkunde am Klinikum der Universität München
Leiter des Münchner Nasennebenhöhlenkurses seit 2017
Studium: Universität Regensburg, Universität Kapstadt
Praktisches Jahr: University of California, Universität Bern, Universität Regensburg
Fernstudium der Gesundheitsökonomie am Kölner WISO-Repetitorium (Zertifizierung zum „Diplom-Gesundheitsökonom“ im Jahr 2006)
Promotion: Universität Regensburg (2008)
Weiterbildung zum Facharzt für Hals-Nasen-Ohrenheilkunde an der HNO-Universitätsklinik Regensburg (2013)
Habilitation und Lehrbefugnis für das Fach Hals-Nasen-Ohrenheilkunde an der Universität Regensburg (2015)
Oberarzt, Hals-Nasen-Ohrenklinik Universitätsmedizin Göttingen (2017)
Seit Oktober 2017 Oberarzt der Klinik und Poliklinik für Hals-Nasen-Ohrenheilkunde am Klinikum der Universität München
Ernennung zum außerplanmäßigen Professor der LMU (2021)
Plastische Operationen, Allergologie
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde, Kopf- und Hals-Chirurgie e. V.
The European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (EAFPS)
European Rhinology Society (ERS)
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ultraschall in der Medizin e.V., Sektion Kopf/Hals
Christoph Hintschich MD, FEBO, full professor of ophthalmology, is heading the Oculoplastic and Orbital Services at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, focused on patient care, teaching and research. He graduated in Ophthalmology at the LMU Munich, before he specialized in Eyelid and Orbital Surgery.
He was fellow to Charles Beyer-Machule/ Munich, J. Richard O. Collin/ London and Leo Koornneef/ Amsterdam. In 1993 he became full member of ESOPRS, from 2006 – 2014 he was ESOPRS secretary.
He is Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology (FEBO), and member of EUGOGO and the Orbital Society.
For more than two decades he is running a multidisciplinary orbital clinic and a combined Graves´ clinic. He is organizing the Munich Beyer-Machule course on eyelid surgery and the Munich Orbital Symposium, both on a biennial cycle.
Christoph Hintschich has been an invited lecturer and guest surgeon in many countries and had numerous international fellows. His main professional interests are functional and aesthetic eyelid surgery and orbital surgery, in particular ptosis surgery, surgical rehabilitation in Graves´ disease and anophthalmic socket management.
since 2013 – Ophthalmologist, Augenklinik der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, department of oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery
11/2020 – Certification “Spezielle plastisch-rekonstruktive und ästhetische Chirurgie in der Augenheilkunde“ (Deutsche Ophthalmologische Gesellschaft)
05/2013 – European Board of Ophthalmology Diploma (F.E.B.O.)
07/2013 – Certification as Ophthalmologist (Fachärztin für Augenheilkunde)
2008 – 2013 – Residency, Augenklinik der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, department of Ophthalmology
02/2017 – Postdoctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation) „Beitrag radiologischer und nuklearmedizinischer Diagnostik und Therapie zur ophthalmologischen Onkologie“
05/2009 – Doctoral thesis „Wertigkeit der PET/CT in der Nachsorge von Patientinnen mit Mammakarzinom“
Membership – Deutsche Ophthalmologische Gesellschaft (DOG)
Membership – ESOPRS (European Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery) candidate member
12/2016 Preis der Dieter Bumiller Stiftung für die höchste Anzahl an Impactpunkten der LMU Augenklinik München
10/2017 Lilly Quality of Life Preis 2017
Aylin Garip Kübler embarked on her career journey with a residency at Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Department of Ophthalmology in Munich, from 2006 to 2011.
She achieved a Specialist Ophthalmology certification in 2011 and obtained Fellowship of the European Board of Ophthalmology (FEBO) in 2012.
Following the completion of her residency, she served as a consultant with a focus on oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery in the same clinic.
During this time, she worked closely with Professor C. Hintschich. In 2018 she became a full member of the European Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ESOPRS).
Her research concentrates on improving the tools for diagnosing and treating optic nerve compression in patients with Thyroid Eye Disease.
Professor of Radiology, Attending Radiologist
Department of Clinical Radiology
University of Munich Hospitals
Ullrich G. Mueller-Lisse was born in Leverkusen, Germany. He studied biology at Ripon College, Ripon, WI, USA, medicine at the universities of Bonn, Germany, Bristol, England, UK, and California-San Francisco, USA, outcomes research and clinical epidemiology at the University of California-San Francisco, USA, and health care management at the University of Applied Sciences, Deggendorf, Germany.
He pursued residency training in urology, radiology, and neuroradiology at the University of Munich Hospitals, Germany, and worked as a clinical instructor and research fellow in radiology at the University of California-San Francisco, USA. Besides his M.D. degree, full medical license and board license in radiology, Ullrich G. Mueller-Lisse holds a B.A.-degree in biology, and an M.B.A.-degree for health care management.
He has been attending radiologist since 2002, attending PET-CT radiologist since 2012, and Professor of Radiology at the University of Munich Hospitals, Germany, since 2010. Ullrich G. Mueller-Lisse has served as an editorial board member of “European Radiology”, and as a reviewer for different national and international medical journals. He is an active member of different national and international medical societies, including the European Society of Radiology (ESR), the German Roentgen Society, and the European Society of Urogenital Radiology (ESUR).
His research interests include MRI, CT, PET-CT, and new imaging systems in urogenital imaging, chest-and-lung imaging / occupational medicine, and head-and-neck imaging.
Geoffrey Rose graduated BSc Pharmacology (1976), in Medicine (1979), and is a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (1982). During ophthalmic training he received Fellowship of the Royal College Surgeons (1985) and Royal College of Ophthalmologists (1988). He gained a University of London MS doctorate (1989) for original research, and was later awarded the highest academic accolade of Doctor of Science (2004).
Professor Geoffrey Rose was appointed to the consultant staff at Moorfields Eye Hospital in 1990, has been Director of the Adnexal Service, and is now an honorary consultant to the hospital. He lectures widely, has presented various named lectures, and received the Lester Jones Anatomy Award from ASOPRS (of which he is honorary fellow).
Professor Rose is a Senior Research Fellow of the Biomedical Research Centre at the Institute of Ophthalmology, London, and is a Past-President of ESOPRS and a Past-President of BOPSS.
Oculoplastic, Orbital and Lachrymal surgeon
Marco Sales-Sanz completed his Medical training in the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and performed the residency in Ophthalmology at the Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal in Madrid.
He began his training in oculoplastic surgery during the fourth grade of medical school as first assistant of his mother, Dr. Andrea Sanz, and continued it for the rest of medical school and the whole ophthalmology residency.
He performed different Observership in oculoplastic surgery in Brazil, Paris, Amsterdam and Seoul, and a Fellowship in craneo-facial surgery with Dr. Krastinova at Hôpital Fôch, Paris.
He completed his Ph.D. Thesis with Cum Laude degree in 2010.
He has a master’s degree in medical management and has participated in the Leadership Development Program from PAAO/AAO in 2017-2018.
He is Head of the Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery Unit at Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, assigned by the Ministry of Health as National Referral Centre for the National Health System for Orbital Tumors and Orbital Decompression for Graves Orbitopathy. He works in private practice, in the Orbital and Oculoplastic Surgery Unit at IMO Madrid.
Dr. Sales-Sanz is active member of the Orbital Society, current Secretary of the Spanish Facial Plastic Surgery Society (SECPF), Full Member of the European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ESOPRS) and Member of the Spanish Society of Ophthalmology (SEO)
He has published more than 25 indexed publications and 30 book chapters, most of them in the Orbit and Oculoplastic Surgery fields.
Ulrich Schaudig went to Medical School at the Faculties of medicine of the Universities of Regensburg and Munich and spent part of his final year at the Medical Schools of the University of Colorado at Denver and the University of Illinois at Chicago.
He started his postgraduate training in general and plastic surgery in Munich before he turned his interest to ophthalmology and entered the residency program at the University Hospital in Hamburg Eppendorf.
After his board certification in 1997, he continued his career with special interests in both oculoplastic and vitreoretinal surgery and completing his scientific work with a PH.D. thesis on retinal imaging. He also served as head of the ophthalmopathological laboratory.
He has published numerous articles in peer – referenced ophthalmological German and international journals.
Since 2007, he is chief of the department of Ophthalmology at the Asklepios Klinik Barmbek, a department of general ophthalmology, where he continues to develop his special interest in oculoplastic surgery.
Dr. Schaudig is currently serving as a head of the section of ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery of the German ophthalmological society (DOG), and committee member of ESOPRS. He is also the secretary of the North German society of ophthalmology and representing ophthalmology in the multi-disciplinary German Society of Aesthetic Surgery.
07/2023 – Anerkennung als Fachärztin für Augenheilkunde (Bayerische Landesärztekammer)
07/2023 – Annahme als Habilitandin an der Fakultät für Medizin der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Thema: Robotergestützte Radiochirurgie [CyberKnife] zur Behandlung diverser Tumorentitäten in der Augenheilkunde)
06/2023 – Clinical Observer bei Mr. Raman Malhotra
(Queen Victoria Foundation Trust, West Sussex, UK)
05/2023 – Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology
(FEBO, 3. beste Kandidatin in Deutschland)
seit 07/2018 – Augenklinik der Universität München
(Prof. Dr. Siegfried Priglinger), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, München
05/2018 – Approbation als Ärztin durch die Regierung von Oberbayern
07/2019 – Promotion zum Doktor der Medizin, Institut für Didaktik und Ausbildungsforschung der Fakultät für Medizin, LMU (Prof. Dr. Ralf Schmidmaier, „magna cum laude“)
06/2023 – Clinical Observer bei Mr. Raman Malhotra
(Queen Victoria Foundation Trust, West Sussex, UK)