Prof. Dr. Christoph Hirneiß

"I am very pleased to be able to offer ophthalmic surgical services to my patients under the superb conditions of the Herzog Carl Theodor Eye Clinic. The clinic's consistent professionalism allows for optimal care."

Prof. Dr. Christoph Hirneiß

Prof. Hirneiß performs the preparatory examinations and the follow-up care in his practice.

Practice Prof. Hirneiß
Luise-Kiesselbach-Platz 35
81377 Munich
Phone: +49 89 713 939

Fax: +49 89 719 32 59

Office hours by telephone arrangement:

Mon8:00 to 12:00
Tue8:00 to 15:00
Wed   by appointment
Thu8:00 to 17:00
Fri8:00 to 12:00
  • 1993 to 2000 Studies of Human Medicine at the University of Regensburg and the Technical University of Munich
  • 2000 State examination in human medicine and completion of doctorate (pharmacology)
  • 2000 Started working as an intern for six months at Sanofi-Synthélabo, then at the Eye Clinic of the Ludwig-Maximilian-University Munich
  • 2001 license to practice medicine
  • 2006 Certification as a specialist in ophthalmology
  • 2011 Completion of habilitation, appointment as private lecturer
  • 2015 Early appointment as associate professor
  • 2008 to 2020 Senior physician at the Department of Ophthalmology, Ludwig-Maximilian-University Munich
  • 2008 to 2020 Head of the Glaucoma Outpatient Clinic at the University Eye Hospital
  • 2014 Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology (FEBO)
  • 2018 Takeover of the ophthalmology practice of Dr. Hollweck in Munich Sendling-Westpark 

Awards and similar

  • 2010 Scholarship of the DOG and stay at the Centre du Glaucome with Prof. Baudouin in Paris Centre Hospitalier National d'Ophthalmologie des Quinze-Vingts. 
  • 2013 Member of the editorial board of the "Zeitschrift für praktische Augenheilkunde".
  • 2015 Member of the editorial board of the journal "Der Ophthalmologe".
  • Since 2015 in the FOCUS list of the best doctors in Germany 

Professional societies

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • Association For Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • Professional Association of Ophthalmologists (BVA)
  • Federal Association of German Ophthalmologists (BDOC)
  • German Ophthalmological Society (DOG)
  • Member of the Glaucoma Section of the DOG
  • Classical glaucoma surgery (non-penetrating and penetrating filtration surgery, glaucoma drainage implants)
  • Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery procedures
  • Cataract surgery (cataract)
  • (Intravitreal) pharmacotherapy of retinal diseases
  • Laser surgery of glaucoma as well as for posterior cataract
  • Complete conservative ophthalmology