Prof. Dr Pavel Rozsival
The department of refractive surgery, surgery in adults, and surgery of anterior segment, cataract and glaucoma is headed by Professor. Dr. Pavel Rozsival, Director of the Ophthalmology Clinic of the Charles University, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
President of the Czech Society of Ophthalmology for many years
Member of the Scientific Council of the Faculty of Medicine of the Charles University and Ministry of Health of Czech Republic
Member of leading international associations of ophthalmology, ESCRS (European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery), AAO (American Academy of Ophthalmology), ISRS (International Society of Refractive Surgery)
Member of the Board of IIC-Intraocular Implant Club. Among his numerous awards are THE HONOUR OF EXCELENCE and THE GREAT MIND IN Ophthalmology.
He is the author of several hundreds of professional papers published in prestigious professional journals, with more than 700 professional speeches at domestic and international congresses, now with more than 40,000 surgeries in the eye, cataract operations in most complex cases frequently on the boundary of inoperability, restoring visual function in his patients, glaucoma surgeries, intraocular lens implantations, corneal transplantations, corneal surgeries, applications of excimer laser in dioptre corrections and in corneal therapies, corneal cross linking procedures in keratoconus.
He is particularly known for his contributions to the development of ophthalmology in the world, for which he has received many awards.
International Biographical Centres of England and New York have assessed him as one of extraordinary people of XX and XXI centuries, and awarded him Decree of Merits for Outstanding Contribution to Developments in Ophthalmology and Achievements in Medical Advance.
He has been cited in several editions of Who’s Who in the World.
Among his numerous awards in the world for outstanding achievements and innovations in contemporary ophthalmology, he has won the first prize of the International Congress on Innovative Medicine.
Since the foundation of Special Hospital Sveti Vid, he has been a member of the team, having contributed to the development of supreme, leading ophthalmology in the heart of Belgrade.
Prof. Dr Rudolf Autrata
he Paediatric Ophthalmology Department is led by Prof. Dr Rudolf Autrata, PhD, MBA
Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of the Paediatric Ophthalmology Clinic of the Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.
President of the Czech Association for Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.
Member of the Scientific Board of the Faculty of Medicine of the Masaryk University in Brno.
Outstanding member of leading international associations for paediatric ophthalmology.
From the very beginnings, he has been dedicated to paediatrics and paediatric ophthalmology, with doctoral theses in the field of the application of excimer laser for therapeutic and refractive purposes in preschool children with the aim to reduce amblyopia. He is one of the first doctors in the world who have started pioneering work almost two decades ago, in the struggle against amblyopia in young children, in special cases that generated amblyopia. For his contribution to the development of paediatric ophthalmology in the world, he has been awarded many times with numerous world awards among which is the FIRST PRIZE for a years-long study of the application of excimer laser in preschool children in special indications, aimed at reducing amblyopia.
Today, he se one of the most cited authors with several hundreds of publications in prestigious, high-indexed professional journals on the topic of paediatric eye problems and surgical solutions for different types of strabismus, scleroplastic surgery, congenital glaucoma, ptosis, tear duct surgery, refractive procedures in children, therapeutic procedures in the cornea (PTK, CCL) etc. In addition to the extraordinary significance of his work in the field of paediatric refractive surgery, Professor Dr. Rudolf Autrata, with his huge experience, solves in a superior manner various forms of complicated deviations of the eye (paralytic strabismus, strabismus in different syndromes, after tumour surgeries, etc.).
By joining the team of Sveti Vid, he has enabled the introduction of contemporary paediatric ophthalmology in this area, thus including Svet Vid in the chain of few world paediatric highly specialized ophthalmology clinics that perform superior paediatric ophthalmology.
Professor – Consultant – Head of the Paediatric Ophthalmology Department of Special Hospital Sveti Vid, Belgrade, Serbia
Prof. dr Šárka Pitrová
MD, FEBO (Fellow of European Board of Ophthalmology)
Department of Ophthalmology at the Medical Faculty of Masaryk University Brno, CZ, Special Hospital Sveti Vid, Belgrade, Serbia.
A member of Sveti Vid team. She is among the world’s leading ophthalmologists together with Prof. Pavel Rozsival and Prof. Rudolf Autrata.
A great scholar and a great teacher, she has been sharing her enormous knowledge with medical students and young ophthalmologists over many years now.
As an erudite ophthalmologist, a very experienced surgeon and University teacher she is responsible for the education of both medical and post graduate students, teaching and examining for more than 20 years. She has educated a number of ophthalmic experts around the world.
Her scientific work has been presented in prestigious scientific meetings. A prominent researcher in many projects of the Government and Ministry of Health in the Czech Republic.
She has published a number of papers and participated in the writing of several textbooks for medical students as well as ophthalmology specialists.
Her main areas of concern in ophthalmology are anterior segment microsurgery, mainly cataract and glaucoma surgery and Femtolaser cataract microsurgery, reconstructive post-traumatic and plastic eye surgery. She has been performing phacoemulsification for over 25 years.
She is especially concerned with the diagnosis and surgical treatment of the most difficult glaucoma and cataract cases, successfully performing the latest techniques and technologies. She has been involved for many years now in the scientific research and development of new ophthalmic implants, especially in glaucoma cases (Ahmed implant, Ex- press, etc.).
With glaucoma problems, she uses complete comprehensive diagnostics, mainly relying upon her enormous clinical experience. In the treatment of glaucoma, various types of modern microsurgical techniques are used. Modified techniques, applied differently to suit every single case, give wonderful results. She is recognized in the world of ophthalmology as a person of great knowledge and skills to successfully perform very risky surgeries and save the rest of the vision in almost lost cases. She goes to the subtlest details in every single case she has in front of her.
She is the President of the Czech Ophthalmological Society, Vice President of the Society for Ambulatory Ophthalmology, Czech representative at the EBO (European Board of Ophthalmology), member of ASCRS, ESCRS, EGS, WGS and AAO.
Prof Bereczki Árpád PhD.
Vitreoretinal and refractive surgeon
Professor of Ophthalmology
Affiliated with the Department of Ophthalmology at the Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest
Member of the team of experts of SVETI VID HOSPITAL, Belgrade
An outstanding vitreoretinal surgeon with numerous publications in professional journals and noted presentations at international congresses on vitreoretinal surgery.
He deals with the problems of the retina and the vitreous body of the eye globe (vitreoretinal surgery), with a special interest in macular problems, performing extraordinary macular surgery.
His great work covers anterior segment surgery as well, especially cataract and refractive laser and lens implant surgery.
With his huge surgical experience he has achieved fantastic results in vitreomacular surgery and in solving macular problems, inoperable until recently (macular hole, macular pucker – epiretinal membrane, vitreomacular traction syndrome etc.).
He is among the first doctors in Europe who have started to apply minimally invasive vitreoretinal surgery with 25-gauge and 23-gauge instrumentation, meaning a special comfort for the patient: a vitreoretinal surgery without stitches, with fast recovery, resembling anterior segment surgery, and excellent postoperative results.
Working as an anterior segment surgeon as well as vitreoretinal surgeon, he is one of the first doctors who have started to apply combined surgery of cataract and vitrectomy (phaco-vitrectomy), which is particularly significant for solving the problems of diabetic retinopathies and cataracts, as a less invasive procedure using gas tamponade (one surgery), as well as silicon oil tamponade in advanced cases.
In severe cases of diabetic retinopathy, he applies bilateral vitreoretinal surgery, if necessary.
In the treatment of the macula he uses extensive diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, such as the performance of PDT therapy guided with 3D OCT monitoring, and the application of antiVEGF intravitreally, with excellent postoperative results.
He participates in educational programmes for vitreoretinal surgeons all over the world. Between September 1996 and May 1997 he worked at the Retina Department of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary at Harvard Medical School in Boston, where he was involved mainly in research regarding the mechanism of neovascularization.
He is a member of the Hungarian Chamber of Physicians and of the Hungarian Association of Ophthalmologists, European and American Society of Vitreoretinal surgeons (EU Retina, EVRS, AVRS), AAO (American Academy of Ophthalmology) etc.
He was the head of the Ophthalmology Department of “Petz Aladar” County Teaching Hospital, Győr Hungary. Affiliated professor of ophthalmology at the Faculty of Medicine at the Semmelweis University, Budapest.
He is a true member of the team of experts of Sveti Vid Hospital, Belgrade