Professor of Ophthalmology and Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Basel, Switzerland
Christian Prünte is Professor of Ophthalmology and Head of the Department of Ophthalmology at Kantonsspital Baselland, Liestal, Switzerland. He has held the position of Professor of Ophthalmology since June 2004. Professor Prünte received his medical degree in 1984 at the RWTH Aachen University, Germany, and undertook his residency in ophthalmology at the University Eye Clinic Basel. Since his residence, he has held the positions of Chief Resident, Head of Day-Care Surgery, Head of the Department of Ophthalmic Diagnostics, and Vice Chair and Head of Clinical Ophthalmic Surgery at the University Eye Clinics in Bern, Munich, and Basel.
Professor Prünte is a member of several medical societies, including the Swiss Society of Ophthalmology, the German Ophthalmological Society, the German Retina Society, EURETINA, and ARVO. He is currently Chair of the Swiss Vitreo-Retinal Society.