Érica Guerreiro, M.D.


Érica Guerreiro, M.D., an ophthalmologist with Portuguese and German nationality, began her training in ophthalmology in 2009 in Frankfurt, with the internationally renowned surgeon Professor Dr. med. Claus Eckardt.

She was doctored in 2018 in the area of Visualization Techniques in Vitreous-Retina Ocular Microsurgery at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt, and was awarded, in international congresses, for the innovation shown in this area.

She began her ophthalmological activity in Portugal in October 2018 at the University Hospital Center of Algarve and teaches as Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical and Medical Sciences at the University of Algarve.



2014 – 2018 PhD in Medicine from Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany
Thesis title: Experimentelle und klinische Studie zum Einsatz der Heads-up Chirurgie bei vitreoretinalen Eingriffen.

2015 – 2017 Vitreous-retina Fellowship in Klinikum Frankfurt Höchst, Frankfurt, Federal Republic of Germany

2009 – 2014 Ophthalmology Specialist , graduated in Klinikum Frankfurt Höchst, Frankfurt, Federal Republic of Germany

2008 Training in the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery of the University Hospital of Illinois, Chicago, United States of America

2002 – 2008 Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Medicine from Pilsen Medical School, Carolina University, Prague, Czech Republic



Since 2019 Medical ophthalmologist at Clínica Vivina Cabrita

Since 2018 Hospital Assistant of Ophthalmology at the University Hospital of the Algarve, Faro, Portugal

2015 – 2018 Hospital Assistant of Ophthalmology in Klinikum Frankfurt Höchst, Frankfurt, Federal Republic of Germany



Invited Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Basic and Clinical Sciences 2 of the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Medicine, University of Algarve, Portugal

Scientific communications in national and international congresses and meetings

Author of several publications in International Scientific Journals indexed



Best Communication at the Scientific Session: “Cataract Surgery”, awarded by DOC (Deutsche Ophthalmochirurgen), Theme: “Heads-up Chirurgie: Erste Erfahrung bei der Kataraktchirurgie”, Érica Paulo, C. Eckardt, 28. DOC Congress, Nuremberg , Federal Republic of Germany (2015)

Best Communication in the Scientific Session: “New Diagnostics – Biometrics”, awarded by the DGII (Germansprachige Gesellschaft für Intraokularlinsen-Implantation, Internationelle und Refraktive Chirurgie), Theme: “Head-up-Chirurgie aus der Sicht eines jungen Kataraktoperateurs” 29. Congress of DGII, Karlsruhe, Federal Republic of Germany (2015)

Best 3D Video, awarded by ASRS (American Society of Retina Specialists), Theme: “The Magic of Heads-up Surgery”, C. Eckardt, Érica Paulo, 33. ASRS Annual Congress, Vienna,

Scholarship awarded by the Director of the Pilsen School of Medicine, University of Prague, Prague for the excellent performance during the 5th year of the Medicine course (Act No. 111/1998, Article 4, Section II./C Rector Nr.26c / 2006, Åò2,3, Director Nr.7 / 2006)