The team of doctors

MD PhD Piotr Fryczkowski

SPECIALIZATION: Ophthalmologist

Head of the Retina Ophthalmological Outpatient Clinic and Hospital. A graduate of the Medical Academy of Warsaw with the second degree of specialization in ophthalmology. He deepened his knowledge on advanced retina surgery at the Duke University in North Carolina. A graduate of the European VitreoRetinal Training School in Bremen. He did his specialization under the guidance of Doctor Klaus Lucke. He is a member of the Polish Ophthalmology Society and the European VitreoRetinal Society.

In 2008 he published the first eye ultrasonography handbook in Poland. He conducts ultrasonography trainings for ophthalmologists from the whole Poland who want to improve their qualifications in eyeball ultrasonography. He was the laureate of the Polish nationwide competition for performing vitrectomy at the Central Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of Interior and Administration in Warsaw. In 2004 he organized the cataract surgery ward at the Attis hospital in Warsaw. Since 2004 he has run his own medical practice. That same year he also established Retina Outpatient Clinic and in 2012 – Retina Ophthalmological Outpatient Clinic and Hospital. In his free time (though scarce) he writes medical handbooks but also children’s stories with his own illustrations.

MD PhD Agnieszka Siennicka

SPECIALIZATION: Ophthalmologist

Agnieszka Siennicka M.D. PhD has a second degree of specialization in ophthalmology. She graduated from the K. Marcinkowski Medical University in Poznań. In 2004 she passed the specialization exam in the field of ophthalmology, working as an assistant in the Department and Clinic of Ophthalmology in Poznań under the supervision of prof. Krystyna Pecold. There, in 2005, she defended her PhD dissertation, specializing in retinal diseases. In order to deepen her knowledge in her clinical and scientific practice, she completed numerous internships at the universities in Liege, Kiel, Tübingen, Frankfurt and London. Currently, she actively participates in trainings and conferences in the country and abroad. She is a member of the PTO – Polish Society of Ophthalmology as well as of the European Paediatric Ophthalmological Society – EPOS.

In clinical practice, Dr. Siennicka treats both children and adults, dealing with comprehensive diagnostics and surgical treatments of ocular and orbital diseases with particular emphasis on retinal and vitreous diseases.

At the Retina Outpatient Clinic and Hospital, Dr. Siennicka qualifies patients for and performs refractive surgical procedures, minor conjunctival and eye protection apparatus surgeries, as well as retinal laser procedures and intraocular injections in the treatment of macular diseases.

MD PhD Piotr Tesla

SPECIALIZATION: Ophthalmologist

A microsurgeon with an extensive professional experience. Specializes in the surgery of retina, vitreous and cataract. He performs surgeries in treatments of: the yellow spot hole,
epithelial membrane, bleeding into vitreous, retinal detachment, vitreous degeneration, intraocular foreign body, lens dislocation or an artificial lens implant to the vitreous chamber, secondary implantation of artificial lens, cataract surgery. He also performs intravitreal injections and laser therapies. He is also very experienced in USG of the eye. He is a co-author (with Prof. Jerzy Szaflik MD) of the first text book published in Poland on the study of the visual field: “Perimetry” and a book “Glaucoma. Compendium of diagnosis and treatment.” (with Prof. Jacek J. Kański MD). He received numerous individual clinical trainings in England, Island and in Germany.

He spends his free time with family. He is a fan of biographical books. A bicycle is his main means of communication in Warsaw.

MD PhD Magdalena Korwin

SPECIALIZATION: Ophthalmologist

A graduate of the 1st Faculty of Medicine at the Medical University of Warsaw (1999). Specialization in ophthalmology she obtained in 2007. From 2001 she has been serving as a Senior Assistant at the Department of Ophthalmology, 2nd Faculty of Medicine at the Medical University of Warsaw and at the Independent Public Clinical Eye Hospital. Since 2001 she has been is a member of the Polish Society of Ophthalmology (PTO) and a member of the Contact Lances Section of the PTO, and from 2003 she has been a board member of the Association. Since 2001 doctor Korwin has been a member of the European Contact Lens Society of Ophthalmologists and since 2000 an honorary member of the Retinitis Pigmentosa Association. She is a lecturer conducting courses on EBO contact lens – European Board of Opthalmologists. She held scientific internships, among others at the Universities of Chicago, Salzburg and Prague. She conducts classes for students of the Medical University of Warsaw, translates professional literature, carries out studies on Leber’s Hereditary Optical Neuropathy – LHON, on soft and hard contact lenses, in particular therapeutic ones, as well as on plastic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, anterior segment of the eye and eye sockets.

She is the author and co-author of many scientific papers published in Polish and foreign magazines, presented at national and international conventions. Awarded twice for the best research project in the “Suche Oko” (“Dry Eye”) Contest.
She performs cataract surgeries, glaucoma, anterior segment of the eye and plastic surgeries, reconstructive eyelids surgeries, orbital surgeries. She specializes in treating the Dry Eye Syndrome, in particular in patients after bone marrow transplants.
She conducts courses and trainings on soft contact lenses, in particular therapeutic lenses, on the Dry Eye Syndrome, as well as on pharmacology and pharmacotherapy of glaucoma.
She participates in clinical trials of medicines and conducts research in genetics
as part of the KBN grants focused on the LHON and the Stargardt’s disease.
Dr. Korwin, apart from ophthalmology specialization, is also involved in the field of aesthetic medicine. She holds the title of the International Trainer in the administration of fillers and revitalization as well as reconstruction of the areas around the eyes and eye sockets.

MD Michał Szot

SPECIALIZATION: Ophthalmologist

Graduate of the Medical Department of Collegium at the Jagiellonian University. He did his residency at the Ophthalmological Clinic of the Military Institute of the Aerial Medicine, supervised by Prof. M. Prosty MD. He specializes in diagnostics and treatment of the anterior and posterior segments of the eye.

His hobby is travelling.

MD PhD Anna Borucka

Graduate of the 1st Faculty of Medicine at the Medical University of Warsaw.
She gained specialization in ophthalmology at the Department and Clinic of the 2nd Faculty of Medicine at the Medical University of Warsaw, where she worked until December 2017.
In 2013, she received the title of doctor of medical sciences with distinction for the dissertation “Evaluation of the polymorphism of the promoter region of the vascular endothelial growth factor gene (VEGF) in relation with the development of diabetic retinopathy based on the image of fluorescein angiography”.
In the years 2005-2009 lecturer at the courses of optical coherence tomography (OCT), fluorescein and indocyanine angiography, as well as concerning photodynamic therapy (PDT), procedures for intravitreal injections, diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
She co-hosted lectures on fluorescein and indocyanine angiography for doctors during ophthalmology specialization.
She is the author or co-author of 20 scientific publications.
In her medical practice she deals mainly with the diagnosis and treatment of retinal diseases, including macula, she performs and interprets retinal angiography, OCT and angio-OCT, she performs laser retina treatments, laser iridotomies and capsulotomies of the posterior capsule.

MD Łukasz Staszczak

SPECIALIZATION: Ophthalmologist

Graduate of the Medical University in Warsaw.  He holds the 2nd level specialization in ophthalmology. He completed his specialization training at the Central Hospital of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration in Warsaw and gained his professional experience as an assistant at the Diagnostic and Therapeutic Center for Vision Disorders in Warsaw and later was treating patients in several outpatient clinics in Warsaw. Doctor Łukasz Staszczak specializes in diagnostics as well as in the treatment of retina diseases, glaucoma, anterior eye section diseases (cornea, eyelids). For many years he has been performing laser procedures of the posterior eye section (retina) and the anterior eye section (irydotomy, capsulotomy). He performs and analyzes the OCT tests of: the retina, the optic nerve and the anterior eye section. The doctor also specializes in the facial aesthetic medicine (injections). Doctor Staszczak is fluent in English.

MD Robert Gilewski

SPECIALIZATION: Ophthalmologist

Graduate of the Medical University in Białystok. Currently works as a Junior Assistant at the Department of Ophthalmology of the MSW Central Clinical Hospital. Primarily he specializes in diagnostics and treatment of the anterior segment of the eye and performs basic surgical procedures on the lacrimal apparatus.

In his free time he listens to good music and loves reading sensational novels.

MD Tomasz Markowski

SPECIALIZATION: Intensive Therapy and Anesthesiology

Graduate of the Medical University in Warsaw. Between 1978 and 1979 he did his residency in CSK WAM in Warsaw. In 1983 he obtained a 2nd degree specialization at the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Therapy of the Medical University in Warsaw. From 1990 to 2014 Chief of the Anesthesiology and Intensive Therapy Department in the Bielański Hospital in Warsaw. Presently working as a Senior Assistant in the Bielański Hospital. Since 2004 an anesthesiologist in the Outpatient Clinic and later, in the Retina Ophthalmological Outpatient Clinic and Hospital.
To enhance his professional expertise he participated in the following training courses: 05.2008 Stockholm – Sweden ERA, 03.2009 Universitat de Barcelona – Spain, 12.2009 ICM Brussels – Belgium, 11.2011 Amsterdam – Holland ESA, 06.2012 Paris – France, 06.2013 Barcelona – Spain EZA and IT.

Nursing Team

Manager of the Operating Theater

Manager of the Ophtalmological Clinic

Operating room nurse

Operating room nurse

Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant

Coordinator for clinical trials

Monika Izowska

Graduate of the Pharmaceutical Department at the Medical University in Gdańsk. During her 15 years of professional career in pharmacy she has gained an extensive experience in working with patients and in clinical research conducted in cooperation with pharmaceutical companies.

Leads a healthy and active lifestyle. Her interests are cosmetology and healthy nutrition.

Coordinator for diagnostic and scientific research

Anna Kowalik

M.A. in Electrocardiology at the Karol Marcinkowski Medical University in Poznań. She has 6 years of professional experience as an electrocardiologist. She has gained her professional experience in diagnostics and therapy (mainly oncological) while working as an Electrocardiological Assistant at the WCO Greater Poland Cancer Centre, as well as during her professional training in Clinical Hospitals in Poznań and during many diagnostic trainings on therapy, patient’s radiological protection, risk management and risk analysis in health care, both in Poland and abroad. Author of publications on radiotherapy, risk analysis in radiotherapy and quality control in diagnostics. Presently she works as a Coordinator for Diagnostic and Scientific Research. She performs eye diagnostic tests, quality control of the diagnostic equipment and scientific development.

She likes to travel, to read criminals and as a fan of active lifestyle to participate in half marathons.

Managing Director

Ewa Chojnowska

Graduate of the School of Administration Studies and Health Care Management. M.A. in Health Care Management. For over 15 years worked in pharmaceutical companies. Cooperating with private and public medical centers for many years she has gained experience in the field of ophthalmology. Presently works as a Managing Director of our facility.

Her hobbies are kitesurfing and sensational fiction.

Retina Ophthalmological Outpatient Clinic and Hospital in Warsaw is a modern medical facility with an excellent and experienced team of specialized physicians – including pediatric ophthalmologists. Retina opened in 2004. Since that time we have performed over 10,000 eye surgeries, hundreds of angiographic tests and ultrasounds, and have had over 15,000 patients.

The name of our hospital comes from Greek. Retina is an inner coat of the eyeball responsible for vision. A Patients’ ability to see is the most important for us, ophthalmologists. Knowledge and many years of experience help our team to achieve that goal.

We are unique in our non-standard approach to eye diseases, innovative solutions and patient-friendly approach. Knowledge and experience are not enough and need to be supported by tests, which we perform on the most up-to-date equipment.

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