Dr. med. univ. Peter Paul Ciechanowski

Dr. Peter Paul Ciechanowski entered this private practice in 2014, whereas Dr. Giger founded this private doctor’s office in 1988. Dr. Ciechanowski is now medical director and owner of this office. He performs ophthalmological surgeries as well as consults and treats pharmacologically.

Professional Experiences & current occupations

since 2017 Consultant hospital Limmattal
  Head of advanced trainings, Augen Zentrum Dietikon (D2 for ophthalmology)
since 2015 Medical director and owner of Augen Zentrum Dietikon
  Consultant at Talacker Augen Zentrum Zürich (TAZZ) and Ambulante Augenchirurgie Zürich (AAZ)
2012-2015 Consultant, Augenklinik, Stadtspital Triemli, Zurich, director Prof. Dr. M. Becker
  Clinical and Clinical Research Fellow, Cornea and corneal at Netherlands Institute for Innovative Ocular Surgery (NIIOS), Rotterdam, Niederlande, director Dr. G. Melles
2012 Specialist in Ophthalmology FMH
  Certificate of the European Board of Ophthalmology (F.E.B.O., Paris)
2011 Intern, Augenklinik, Stadtspital Triemli, Zurich, director Prof. Dr. M. Becker
2008 – 2011 Intern – Augenklinik, Universitätsspital Zurich, director Prof. Dr. K. Landau
2008 Intern – Augenklinik, Universitätsspital St. Pölten, Austria, director Univ. Doz. Dr. Dr. A. Ettl
2007 – 2008 Intern in aesthetic surgery and general surgery, university hospital St. Pölten, Austria, director Prof. Dr. F. Weyer und director Prof. Dr. G. Salem
2007 Intern – inner medicine, Herz Jesu Spital, Vienna, director Dr. W. Pescosta
2006 Intern – aesthetic medicine and aesthetic surgery, Vienna, director Dr. Dagmar Millesi
2006 Promotion, studies of human medicine, medical university Vienna
2005 – 2007 studies of medical computer sciences, technical university Vienna
2005 Intern – cardiology, Wollongong hospital, Australia
1998 – 2006 studies of human medicine, medical university Vienna
Born in Vienna, Austrian.

Summarised skills

Studies of human medicine and medical computer science at medical university and technical university in Vienna, Austria. General studies of medicine in Vienna and later on at the university hospital St. Pölten in Austria, university hospital Zurich and Triemli hospital Zurich. Clinical and Clinical Research Fellow at Netherlands Institute for Innovative Ocular Surgery (NIIOS) in Rotterdam with Dr. Gerrit Melles, innovator and founder of the descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) and ophthalmological pioneer. Last employment as consultant at Triemli Zurich with special focus on retina, macular degeneration and therapy as well as general ophthalmology and corneal transplantations. Consultant at Talacker Augenzentrum Zurich (TAZZ), surgical treatments in all common fields of ophthalmology especially at Ambulante Augenchirurgie Zurich (AAZ) and in private clinic. Main occupation as medical director and owner of the Augen Zentrum Dietikon.

Awards

Prof. Dr. Paul Drobec award at the annual meeting of Austrian eye professionals 5/2014: Ciechanowski PP, Dirisamer M, Baydoun L, Droutsas K, Oellerich S, Melles GRJ, (ÖOG 2014), Standardisierte Descemet-Membran-Endothelkeratoplastik (DMEK) – Eine Evaluation.

Research and Development, current and former functions

  • Endothelial keratoplasties, especially descement endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK)
  • Macular degeneration: participation in multiple pharmaceutical studies
  • Science group ophthalmological department university hospital Zurich, sub-speciality Glaucoma

Publications

Journals

  • Descemet Membran Endothelkeratoplastik (DMEK) und/oder Phakoemulsifikation in phaken Augen mit Hornhautendotheldystrophie. Spektrum der Augenheilkunde. Baydoun L, Ciechanowski PP, Liarakos V, Dirisamer M, Oellerich S, Melles GR. (2015). Ref.:  Ms. No. SPEK-D-15-00005.
  • Standardized Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK): Technique and latest results. Ciechanowski PP, Droutsas K, Baydoun L, Dirisamer M, Oellerich S, Melles GR. (2014)  Ophthalmologe. 2014 Nov;111(11):1041-9.
  • Bilaterale Optikusneuropathie nach kurzzeitiger intravenöser Amiodarongabe. Ciechanowski PP, Töteberg-Harms M, Stürmer J, Kurz M, Landau K, Sturm V (2012). Klin Monbl Augenheilkd. 2012 Apr;229(4):466-7.
  • Kombinierte idiopathische orbitale Entzündung und endokrine Orbitopathie. Ciechanowski PP, Töteberg-Harms M, Pangalu A, Chaloupka K (2012). Klin Monbl Augenheilkd. 2012 Apr;229(4):459-61.
  • Intraokulärer Stein-Fremdkörper (Stein statt Auge) Töteberg-Harms M, Ciechanowski PP, Chaloupka K, Bösch MM, Kovacs K, Sturm V (2012). Klin Monbl Augenheilkd. 2012 Apr;229(4):431-2.
  • Endoscopic Goniotomy. Töteberg-Harms M, Ciechanowski PP, Funk J (2012). 33-36. In US Ophthalmic Rev 5 (1).
  • One-year results after combined cataract surgery and excimer laser trabeculotomy for elevated intraocular pressure. Töteberg-Harms M, Ciechanowski PP, Hirn C, Funk J (2011). Ophthalmologe. 2011 Aug;108(8):733-8.

Book articles:

  • Kombinierte idiopathische orbitale Entzündung und endokrine Orbitopathie. Ciechanowski PP et al. (2016) 341-342. In Schlaglicht Augenheilkunde. Entzündliche Erkrankungen. Thieme Verlag.
  • „No-touch“ DMEK surgical technique. In How to get started witch Standardized „No-touch“ Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) Dapena I, Liarakos V., Baydoun L., Ciechanowski PP., Livny E., Lam, F. (2014). Netherlands Institute for Innovative Ocular Surgery (NIIOS), Eigenverlag, Rotterdam.
  • Glaucoma Laser Therapy. Töteberg-Harms M, Ciechanowski PP, Funk J (2012). 661-664. In Handbook of Biophotonics, Vol. 2: Photonics for Health Care.
  • Ciechanowski PP (2002) HTML – eine Einführung. In: Altendorfer C./ Zechner A./ Holzinger E./ Ponstingl M./ (Hrsg.): Startbuch Internet Version 3.0. Falter Verlag, Wien
  • Ciechanowski PP (2001) HTML – eine Einführung. In: Altendorfer C./ Zechner A./ Holzinger E./ Ponstingl M./ (Hrsg.): Startbuch Internet Version 2.0. Falter Verlag, Wien
  • Ciechanowski PP (2000) HTML – eine Einführung. In: Altendorfer C./ Zechner A./ Holzinger E./ Ponstingl M./ (Hrsg.): Startbuch Internet Version 1.0. Falter Verlag, Wien
  • Ciechanowski PP (1999) HTML für Anfänger – ein Crashkurs. In: Zechner A./ Feichtinger G./ Holzinger E. (Hrsg.): Handbuch Internet Version 4.0.  Falter Verlag, Wien

Languages

  • German (mother language)
  • English (fluent)
  • Russian, French, Italian (Basics)

Memberships

  • AAO – American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • AGZ – Ärztegesellschaft Zurich
  • DOG – Deutsche Ophthalmologische Gesellschaft
  • ESCRS – European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • FMH – Foederatio Medicorum Helveticorum
  • ISRS – International Society of Refractive Surgery
  • ÖOG – Österreichische Ophthalmologische Gesellschaft
  • SIGOTT – Special Interest Group for Ocular Tissue Transplantation
  • ZOG – Zürcher Ophthalmologische Gesellschaft