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Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Becker

Head Physician, Zollikerberg Eye Centre

German, English, French

Augenzentrum Zollikerberg
Stadtspital Zürich | Spital Zollikerberg
Trichtenhauserstrasse 12
8125 Zollikerberg

Specialist title

Specialist in ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery

Work Focus

  • Cataract surgery

Career Path

  • Since 2019
    Chief Physician of the Zollikerberg Eye Centre
  • Since 2009
    Head Physician at the Eye Clinic of Zurich City Hospital
  • 2008
    Head physician and deputy head physician at the Triemli Eye Clinic, Head of the Retinal Surgery and Uveitis Department
  • 2001 - 2008
    Senior physician at the University Eye Clinic Heidelberg, Director Prof. Dr. H. E. Völcker, establishment and management of the Interdisciplinary Uveitis Centre Heidelberg
  • 1998 - 2000
    Scholarship holder of the German Research Foundation, research stay in the laboratory and clinic of Prof. Dr J. T. Rosenbaum as part of a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Ocular Immunology and Uveitis, Oregon Health Sciences University, Casey Eye Institute (Portland, OR, USA)
  • 1994 - 1998
    Medical internship, research assistant at the University Eye Clinic Heidelberg, Director Prof. Dr H. E. Völcker


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • American Uveitis Society (AUS)
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • Chief Physicians Society of the Canton of Zurich
  • German Ophthalmological Society (DOG)
  • German Uveitis Working Group (DUAG)
  • International Ocular Inflammation Society (IOIS)
  • International Uveitis Study Group (IUSG)
  • Retinological Society (RG)
  • Swiss Ophthalmological Society (SOG)
  • Swiss Vitreo-Retinal Group (SVRG)
  • Association of Swiss Assistant and Senior Physicians (VSAO)
  • Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
  • Zurich Ophthalmological Society (ZOG)

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