Dr. med.


2016 – present    Residency, Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Germany

Academic Qualification and Education

2009 – 2015        Medical studies, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
03-08/2013 ERASMUS-study abroad at Strasbourg University, France
2015 State exam Human Medicine, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
2017 Degree of a medical doctor (Dr. med.), RWTH Aachen University, Germany


Teaching Experience

2016 - present         Student courses on applied ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
2017 - 2018  Seminar “perception & structure”, Faculty of Architecture, RWTH Aachen University, Germany, nominated for the RWTH teaching award


Research Topics

vitreoretinal surgical methods (VIPER study), electrophysiology

Key Publications

  1. Mazinani B, Baumgarten S, Schiller P, Agostini H, Helbig H, Limburg E, Hellmich M, Walter P; “Vitrectomy with or without encircling band for pseudophakic retinal detachment: a multi-centre, three-arm, randomised clinical trial”. VIPER Study Report No. 1--design and enrolment. VIPER Study Group;Br J Ophthalmol. 2016 Mar;100(3):405-10. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2015-306732. Epub 2015 Jul 21.
  2. Walter P, Hellmich M, Baumgarten S, Schiller P, Limburg E, Agostini H, Pielen A, Helbig H, Lommatzsch A, Rössler G, Mazinani B; “Vitrectomy with and without encircling band for pseudophakic retinal detachment”, VIPER Study Report No 2-main results. VIPER Study Group; Br J Ophthalmol. 2017 Jun;101(6):712-718. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2016-309240. Epub 2016 Sep 8.
  3. Baumgarten S, Schiller P, Hellmich M, Walter P, Agostini H, Junker B, Helbig H, Lommatzsch A, Mazinani B; “Vitrectomy with and without encircling band for pseudophakic retinal detachment with inferior breaks”; VIPER Study Report No.3.VIPER Study Group; Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2018 Nov;256(11):2069-2073. doi: 10.1007/s00417-018-4106-6. Epub 2018 Aug 23.
  4. Serode J, Schmelzeisen D, Engelhardt P, Baumgarten S, Lohmann T; „4D adaptive building skin“; (2019); Proceedings / Powerskin Conference, January 19th, Munich / Editors: Thomas Auer, Ulrich Knaack, Jens Schneider, Seite(n) 95-109