General Information - Dr Jan Staniewicz
Dr Jan Staniewicz is an ophthalmologist with many years of experience. In 1994, he graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the Medical University of Gdansk. Three years later, he earned a first degree of specialisation in ophthalmology, and in 2001 a second degree of specialisation in this field. In 2005 he obtained his PhD at the Medical University of Gdansk. He gained experience at renowned Polish medical centres. In 1994-2002, he worked as an assistant at the Department of Ophthalmology at Specialist Hospital of St. Wojciech in Gdansk. From 2002 to 2006, he served as senior consultant of the Department of Ophthalmology at Specialist Hospital in Chojnice.
Dr Staniewicz sees patients at Laguna Medical Pomeranian Health Centre in Gdynia, where he also serves as vice president. He also works at VisuMed Ophthalmology and Occupational Medicine Clinic in Gdansk and Nowy Wzrok (New Vision) Ophthalmology Centre in Gdansk, where he's been working since 2003. In addition, Dr Staniewicz is the ophthalmology coordinator at Citomed Clinics in Torun and the Head of the Department of Ophthalmology at Specialist Hospital of St. John in Starogard Gdanski. He is a member of the District Medical Chamber in Gdansk, the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS), and is on the board of the Association of Polish Eye Surgeons (SCOP).
Dr Staniewicz regularly improves his skills and professional qualifications by attending numerous courses, trainings, symposia and scientific conferences in the field of ophthalmology. He also actively participates by sharing his extensive knowledge with others. He was, among others, a participant of the 30th Wroclaw Scientific and Training Conference "Advances in cataract surgery. Current views on the indications and contraindications for early cataract removal. Progress on IOL implants", where he presented the lecture "RESTOR multifocal lenses – qualification, surgeries and results based on our own experiences". He is particularly interested in the latest ophthalmic surgery techniques. In 2010, he was the first in Poland to perform the innovative presbyopia treatment using the intraCOR method, which consists of making five circular "cuts" in the inner layers of the cornea using a femtosecond laser; as a result, the cornea is the desired shape increasing its optical power and allowing sharp near vision.
Dr Staniewicz skilfully combines extensive expertise with openness in dealing with patients and personal attention to their needs and problems. In 2012, he was awarded the Certificate of Patient Trust (Certyfikat Zaufania Pacjentów) as part of the "Laur Pacjenta" Polish Medical Plebiscite. Patients' respect and trust is also reflected in the large number of positive posts that can be found about Dr Staniewicz on portals and online forums. Patients especially emphasize his professionalism and composure, as well as his warmth and the ability to clearly explain in detail each stage of the treatment process.
Procedures in which Dr J. Staniewicz specializes
Dr Staniewicz carries out a wide range of ophthalmological procedures. He specializes in vision correction using modern laser techniques, offering his patients comprehensive diagnosis for treatment, laser surgery and postoperative care. He performs laser vision correction using LASIK, EBK, Epi-LASIK, and LASEK techniques. He also does innovative presbyopia treatment using the intraCOR method. He specializes in other anterior segment of the eye procedures: upper and lower eyelid surgery, phacoemulsification cataract surgery, intraocular lens implantation, and keratoconus cross-linking procedure. Dr Staniewicz performs laser treatments using YAG (capsulotomy, iridotomy) and coagulation lasers (retinal degeneration, diabetic retinopathy).
Dr Staniewicz performs a full range of ophthalmologic examinations, including OCT, GDx, IOL Master, ultrasound, topography, pachymetry, endothelial microscopy, fundus examination, perimetry (visual field testing), opthalmoscopy, and ocular pressure measurement. He also treats strabismus, dry eye syndrome, keratoconjunctivitis, pterygium, and chalazion.