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Steffen Schmitz-Valckenberg
( out of 334 reviews )

Steffen Schmitz-Valckenberg, MD

Languages spoken: German, English
  • Steffen Schmitz-Valckenberg, MD, specializes in clinical and surgical treatment of macular and retinal diseases, including age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and is an expert in high-resolution retinal imaging.

    Dr. Schmitz-Valckenberg co-founded and directed the Grading of Digital Fundus Examination Reading Center at the University of Bonn, Germany, where he was the Department of Ophthalmology’s assistant medical director. As an expert in high-resolution retinal and fundus autofluorescence imaging, he has used various imaging techniques to map the stages of decline in AMD. Researchers worldwide use this mapping to measure outcomes during interventional clinical trials.

    At Moran, Dr. Schmitz-Valckenberg is directing an ophthalmic image reading center that will play a key role in the Sharon Eccles Steele Center for Translational Medicine's drive to take a new therapy for a prevalent form of AMD into clinical trials.

    Dr. Schmitz-Valckenberg holds a Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chair at the University of Utah and is a prolific researcher with more than 165 publications and 120 peer-reviewed articles. His honors include being named by The Ophthalmologist to its Power List 2017: Top 50 Rising Stars.

    Board Certification

    European Board of Ophthalmology
    Medical Association of North Rhine-Ophthalmology

    Patient Rating

    4.8 /5
    ( out of 334 reviews )

    The patient rating score is an average of all responses on our patient experience survey. The rating averages scores for all questions about care from our providers.

    The scale on which responses are measured is 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Patient Comments

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    Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

    September 26, 2023
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Schmit-Valckenberg is an excellent doctor and surgeon! He preformed surgery on a hole in my macula, before surgery my eye was 20/60 after 20/20. I have full and complete confidence in him and his ability to diagnose and preformed any surgery that is needed.

    September 25, 2023
    MORAN EYE CENTER

    Very good,personable caring thorough in what to expect.

    September 25, 2023
    MORAN EYE CENTER

    Dr. Schmitz-Valckenberg listens to my questions, and answers them in a very clear manner. He cares about saving and preserving my vision as much as I do, and that is why he is my care provider. I value his input and often ask for his opinion on what I need to do for his treatments to be most effective. Because of this I know he has given me the very best care and chance of retaining my vision. Dr. Schmitz-Valckenberg is MY doctor.

    September 22, 2023
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    Great experience with very knowledgeable physician

    September 22, 2023
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    I think he is a good doctor and am happy with the care I received from him.

    September 17, 2023
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    Thorough care, Keeps track of where my macular degeneration is and keeping me appraised of the situation.

    September 14, 2023
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    I find Dr. Schmitz-Valckenberg to be knowledgeable, kind, and patient.

    September 14, 2023
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    I trust his care and expertise.

    September 14, 2023
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    Good

  • Steffen Schmitz-Valckenberg, MD, specializes in clinical and surgical treatment of macular and retinal diseases, including age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and is an expert in high-resolution retinal imaging.

    Dr. Schmitz-Valckenberg co-founded and directed the Grading of Digital Fundus Examination Reading Center at the University of Bonn, Germany, where he was the Department of Ophthalmology’s assistant medical director. As an expert in high-resolution retinal and fundus autofluorescence imaging, he has used various imaging techniques to map the stages of decline in AMD. Researchers worldwide use this mapping to measure outcomes during interventional clinical trials.

    At Moran, Dr. Schmitz-Valckenberg is directing an ophthalmic image reading center that will play a key role in the Sharon Eccles Steele Center for Translational Medicine's drive to take a new therapy for a prevalent form of AMD into clinical trials.

    Dr. Schmitz-Valckenberg holds a Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chair at the University of Utah and is a prolific researcher with more than 165 publications and 120 peer-reviewed articles. His honors include being named by The Ophthalmologist to its Power List 2017: Top 50 Rising Stars.