Prof. Dr. Michael Janusz Kos

"Dear patients, the Herzog Carl Theodor Eye Clinic enables us as affiliated physicians to provide you with individual care in our practices and to operate on you in the clinic on an outpatient or inpatient basis. In this unique environment, experts can work freely and offer modern eye surgery at the highest level in cooperation with referring colleagues. Our goal was, is and will always be the quality of your treatment - I look forward to seeing you here."

Prof. Dr. Michael Janusz Koss

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

Practice Prof. Dr. Koss and colleagues
Nymphenburgerstr. 4
80335 Munich
Phone: +49 89 183 511

Fax: +49 89 123 8544

Office hours by telephone arrangement:

Mon-Fri   08:30 to 12:00 | 14:00 to 18:00
Fri08:30 till 14:00
  • 1998-2005 Studies of Human Medicine Erlangen, TU and LMU Munich
  • 2005-2010 Residency at the University Eye Hospital Frankfurt am Main
  • 2006 Doctoral thesis: Susceptibility of the new fluoqinolones against the normal and multiresistant conjunctival flora; LMU Munich and Stanford University / California; sponsored by the Hannelore Zimmermann Foundation / Munich
  • 2007 Start of surgical activities with focus on cataract and retina/vitreous surgery
  • 2010 Founding of the Retina Research Center at the University Eye Hospital Frankfurt am Main
  • 2010 German and European Specialist in Ophthalmology (FEBO)
  • 2012 Habilitation in ophthalmology with the topic: Minimally invasive, innovative treatment concepts for retinal diseases away from the "injection for the eye" (Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main)
  • 2010-2012 Senior physician at the Univ. Eye Clinic Frankfurt am Main
  • 2012-2014 Research stay at the University of Southern California (USC) funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG KO4294/1-1) ad personam: therapy of dry age-related macular degeneration by transplantation of RPE cells differentiated from human embryonic stem cells
  • 2014-2016 Senior physician and head of retinology with clinical research, Heidelberg University Eye Hospital
  • 2016 apl Professorship University of Heidelberg
  • 2016 Master of Healthcare Administration (MHBA)

Awards and prizes

  • 2007 and 2010 Film Award of the German Ophthalmic Surgeons (DOC)
  • 2010 Film Award of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS)
  • 2013 Leonhard-Klein Award of the German Ophthalmological Society (DOG)
  • 2014 Best Lecture "Retinal Surgery" German Ophthalmic Surgeons (DOC)
  • Cataract surgery, if necessary using relaxing corneal incisions and refractive intraocular lenses (toric, multifocal, add-ons, phakic lenses)
  • Corneal surgery (lamellar, perforating)
  • Refractive eye laser treatments
  • Glaucoma surgery with so-called MIGS (glaucoma implants)
  • Individualized pharmacotherapy ("injection for the eye" or IVOM) for AMD, diabetes and retinal thrombosis
  • Tissue-sparing subthreshold micropulse treatments
  • Vitreolyselaser treatments