Portrait Frank Blaser

Frank Blaser
Dr. med.

Attending Physician with extended responsibilities, Vice Director of Department, Department of Ophthalmology

Other functions at USZ

  • Head of Cornea Department Department of Ophthalmology

Specialties

  • Cornea
  • Corneal surgery
  • Eyebanking
Appointment

Contact

Tel. +41 44 255 49 93
VCard

Other competencies

  • Cornea
  • Corneal surgery
  • Corneal transplant surgery
  • Eyebanking
  • Cataract surgery

Career

Since 2023 Vice Director, Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Zurich
2017 Specialist title FMH Ophthalmic Surgery
since 2015 Attending Physician with extended responsbilities Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Zurich
since 2013 Head of Eye Bank, Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Zurich
2012 Attending Physician Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Zurich
2011 Fellow in Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Zurich
2010 Specialist FMH Ophthalmology / FEBO
2007-2010 Resident in Ophthalmology, Departments of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Zurich and Cantonal Hospital Lucerne
2005-2006 Resident in Internal Medicine, Cantonal Hospital Walenstadt
2005 Doctorate (Dr. med.) with the dissertation: “The influence of the precipitation properties of dietary protein on gastric emptying in healthy volunteers”, Prof. Dr. med. Michael Fried, University Hospital Zurich
2004 State examination, Faculty of Medicine Zurich
1998-2004 Medical studies at the University of Zurich
1996-1998 Research assistant at the Laboratory of Hydraulics, Hydrology and Glaciology (VAW) at ETH Zurich
1996 Research assistant at the Institute of Structural Analysis and Design (IBK) at ETH Zurich
1995-1996 Diploma as Dipl. Civil Engineer ETH
ETH Zurich medal for outstanding diploma thesis
1991-1995 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich

Most important memberships

  • Foederatio Medicorum Helveticorum (FMH)
  • Swiss Ophthalmological Society (SOG)
    • President of the Traffic Commission of the Swiss Ophthalmological Society (SOG)
    • President of the Tissue Transplantation Working Group of the Swiss Ophthalmological Society (SOG)
  • German Ophthalmological Society (DOG)
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Research focus

  • Cornea
  • Eyebanking
  • Autologous serum eye drops
  • Traffic medicine

Publication list

Publication list

For patients

Department of Ophthalmology
University Hospital Zurich
Frauenklinikstrasse 24
8091 Zurich

Secretariat:
Ms. Tabea Grossmann

Tel. +41 44 255 49 93
Contact form

International patients

International Office
University Hospital Zurich
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 54 54
Contact online

For referrering physicians

Department of Ophthalmology
University Hospital Zurich
Frauenklinikstrasse 24
8091 Zurich

Secretariat:
Ms. Tabea Grossmann

Tel. +41 44 255 49 93
Assign online