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Dr. Andriy Petrunya

  Prof. Dr. Andriy Petrunya is a surgeon and specialist in ophthalmology at the EuroEyes clinic group. He attends to the patients at EuroEyes since 2013.

  The specialist of ophthalmic surgery and ophthalmology, trained and longtime experienced in almost all fields of ophthalmology, will support EuroEyes Shanghai in China with his expertise.

Curriculum Vitae

  Prof. Dr. Andriy Petrunya, MD, PhD

  Eye surgeon and specialist in ophthalmology at the EuroEyes clinic group


  1983 – 1989: Lugansk State Medical University, General Physician

  1989 –1990: Medical Internship / Ophthalmology Specialization, Lugansk Regional Hospital, Ukraine, Specialist Ophthalmologist

  1990 - 1992: Doctor of Medicine degree, postgraduate study and work on the master's thesis and obtaining a research degree of a Candidate of Medical Sciences which is equivalent to a Ph.D.

  1992 - 1996: Scientific research in the field of ophthalmology and work on a doctoral thesis and assignment of the highest scientific degree for a specialist – a research degree a Doctor of Medical Science since 1996.

Practical training:

  1.02.-28.02.1990 Eye microsurgery: Philatov Institute of Eye Diseases and

  2.10-30.10.1996 Tissue Therapy, Academy of Medical Science (Odessa)

  4.11-19.11.2001 Phacoemulsification in cataract surgery

  Institute “Eye microsurgery” (Saint-Petersburg, Russia)

  18.08-29.08.2003 Laser Eye microsurgery and therapy

  Philatov Institute of Eye Diseases and Tissue Therapy, Academy of Medical Science (Odessa)

  6.05.-13.05.2006 Weill Cornell Seminar “Ophthalmology” (Salzburg, Austria)

  01.01.-30.03.2008 vitreoretinal surgery, Prof. Dr. Gisbert Richard, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, ICO travel grant

  01.05-30.05.2009 vitreoretinal surgery, Prof. S.Binder, Vienna, Austria, AAF travel grant

Clinical experience in eye surgery:

  Phacoemulsification of cataract with IOL implantation - over 20,000 operations (since 2004);

  Extracapsular cataract extraction with IOL implantation - over 5000 operations (since 1994);

  Vitreoretinal surgery - about 3000 operations (since 2009);

  Excimer laser correction - approximately 6000 operations (since 2008);

  Antiglaucomas surgery - over 3000 operations ( since 1994);

  Implantation of EX-PRESS - about 100 operations (since 2011);

  Plastic surgery on the eye appendages - over 3000 operations (since 1995);

  Corneal transplantation - over 1000 operations (since 1995 to 2004);

  Intravitreal injections - over 15,000 (since 2008)

Skope of eye surgeries:

  Cataract Surgery : Micro-incision Phacoemulsification, Cataract Extraction with Intraocular Lens Implantation, Multifocal and Toric Intraocular Lens Implantation, Complex reconstructions including Iris and Scleral Sutures.

  Vitreoretinal surgery in the case of retinal detachment, proliferative diabetic retinopathy, hemophthalmos, endophthalmitis

  Refractive surgery: SMILE, LASIK, LASEK, Clear Lens Exchange, Phakic IOL Implantation, Artisan IOL implantation.

  Glaucoma Surgery: Trabeculectomy, Non-penetrating Trabeculectomy

  Corneal surgery: Corneal Transplantation including Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty and Full Thickness Corneal Transplantation

  Anterior Segment Surgery: Pterygium Excision, Ahmed Valve implantation, Implantation of drainage Ex-PRESS

  Intravitreal Injections of antibiotics, anti-VEGF drugs (Ranibizumab, Eylea),Triamcinolone, Ozurdex

  Surgical treatment of strabismus - surgery of the eye muscles

  Oculoplastic Surgery: Blepharoplasty, Ptosis correction, Entropion and Ectropion Eyelid Surgery, Surgery of the lacrimal organs, Tumour Excision and reconstruction etc.

Employment history:

  1990 – 1992 Lugansk City Hospital № 2, Specialist Ophthalmologist

  1992 – 2000 Lugansk Regional Hospital, Ophthalmic Surgeon

  1992 – 2007 Professor of the Ophthalmology Department of Lugansk State Medical University, Lugansk

  2000 - 2013 Head Doctor, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Ophthalmic Surgeon of the Lugansk Regional Center of Eye Diseases, Lugansk

  2007- 2013 Professor, Head of the Ophthalmology Department of Lugansk State Medical University, Lugansk

  2013 - present ophthalmic surgeon at EuroEyes Eye Clinic Hamburg

Member of:

  European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS),

  American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS),

  American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), International society of refractive surgeons (ISRS)

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