Hans Eberhard Völcker
|Department of ophthalmology||University of Erlangen, Germany, Erlangen, Bayern, Germany|
|Department of ophthalmology||Hamburg University|
|Department of ophthalmology||Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany|
|1986-2009||Department of ophthalmology||Heidelberg University, Germany|
Professor Völcker was born in 1943 in Königsberg in East Prussia and completed his medical studies at the universities of Hamburg, Würzburg and Kiel. After his specialist training at the University Clinic Hamburg and his habilitation in 1976 in Tübingen, Völcker became Senior Physician and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Erlangen in 1980. After several guest lecturers abroad, including at the Harvard Medical School in Boston, he was appointed professor of ophthalmology at the University of Heidelberg in 1986 and succeeded Professor Dr. Wolfgang Jäger.
His focus was on cataracts and corneal diseases.