Professor Giuseppe Guarnaccia awarded with the tittle of Honorary Citizen of the City of Lublin

The Ceremony of awarding the tittle took place on 5.10.2020. Prof. Giuseppe Guarnaccia – a world-renowned ophthalmologist is an initiator of the branch of European School of Advanced Ophthalmology Studies in Lublin.

Professor Giuseppe Guarnaccia is one of the most prominent ophthalmology specialists in the world. During his professional career, Professor Guarnaccia has performed around 12,000 successful surgeries. He is a member of the most important Italian and international ophthalmic societies and a speaker at conferences and specialist training around the world. He has been awarded numerous prestigious awards for his activity in the field of ophthalmology.

Awarding of this tittle is an expression of gratitude for the merits related to building the prestige and strengthening the international position of our city as a recognizable medical centre in the field of ophthalmology, where innovative world-class medical services are provided.

Due to the efforts and immmense support of Professor Guarnaccia, a satellite research and training centre for Central and Eastern Europe is going to be created in Lublin. It will constitute the only centre of this type in Europe and the second in the world where 3D technology will be used in operating rooms daily, and robotics will be its next evolution.