Prof. Andrzej Grzybowski

University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland
Institute for Research in Ophthalmology, Poznań, Poland

Andrzej Grzybowski, M.D., Ph.D., MBA, is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Warmia and Mazury, Olsztyn, Poland; Head of Institute for Research in Ophthalmology, Foundation for Ophthalmology Development, Poznan, Poland.

He is active in international scientific societies including Euretina (Co-opted Board member 2016-2018), Retina Society, AAO (International Fellow; member of the Global ONE Advisory Board, Museum of Vision’s Program Committee, and member of the Task Force On Myopia), EVER (Board member and chair of the cataract section, 2019-2023), ESCRS (curator of ESCRS Archive), and ISRS (member of the ISRS International Council), ISBCS, International Council of Ophthalmology (program coordinator for WCO in 2011-2018), and Cogan Society. He became a lifelong member (chair LIV) of the European Academy of Ophthalmology ( and its Treasurer. He is a member of the Ophthalmic Education Consortium (OEC) advisory committee of the Ophthalmology Foundation. He has been an active contributor to major ophthalmic conferences worldwide, including AAO (Achievement Award 2017, International Scholar Award 2018), APAO (International Coordinator 2017-2020, Achievement Award 2018), WCO (Program Coordinator 2010-2018), CCOS, Euretina, ESCRS, EVER, ISOPT, etc.

He has been an active editor, editor in chief, and author of more than 500 peer-reviewed international publications, and over 50 book chapters; reviewer for more than 20 journals. He is a member of the editorial boards of many international journals, including the American Journal of Ophthalmology (IF 4.795), Acta Ophthalmologica (IF 3.1), PLOS One (IF 2.8), Graefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology (IF 2,3), Translational Vision Science & Technology (TVST), (IF 2.2), BMC Ophthalmology (IF 1.5), Clinics in Dermatology (IF 2.2), Journal of Clinical Medicine (IF 5.8), Current Pharmaceutical Design (IF 2.4), Frontiers in Neurology (IF 3.5), Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Journal (IF 2.827), Ophthalmology and Therapy (IF 3.5). Reviewer and member of Cochrane Collaboration.

As the only Polish ophthalmologist he was included in the TOP 2% ranking of world-best scientists prepared by Stanford University for 2019 and 2020. Expertscape worldwide ranking: No 1 in cataract field and No 1 in cataract extraction field. In 2021, he received ISRS (International Society for Refractive Surgery) Founders’ Award and published a book Artificial Intelligence in Ophthalmology (Springer). In 2022 he was awarded OFFICERS’ CROSS OF THE ORDER OF POLONIA RESTITUTA for outstanding achievements in research and teaching, and support for international scientific cooperation by the President of Poland; listed on the “The Power List” by The Ophthalmologist magazine, a ranking of the Top 100 most influential people in the world of ophthalmology (, and awarded by Marshal of Warmia and Mazury Region “The best of the best” recognition for scientific achievements.

Publishing parameters (March 2022): H-index 26; IF 1352. ORCID: 0000-0002-3724-2391