We are available again starting tomorrow. Please call our emergency number tomorrow at 07:00 am:
+41 79 918 65 16.
If the discomforts are such that you do not wish to wait until then, please contact the emergency gate of the Inselspital:
+41 31 632 24 02

Dr. med. Tiago Mendes Baiao

Specialist in Ophthalmology and Ophthalmic Surgery

Dr. med. Tiago Mendes Baiao


  • General ophthalmology
  • Retinal and macular therapy
  • Cataract surgery*

* Aspheric/yellow filter lenses without additional payment as well as EDOF and toric IOLs. Your contact person for questions; Sonja Steinhauer (IOL responsible).


Tiago Mendes Baiao grew up in the French-speaking part of Switzerland and completed his medical studies at the University of Lausanne in 2013. After six months of general surgery at the Cantonal Hospital of Neuchâtel, he began his training as a specialist in ophthalmology at the Eye Clinic of the University Hospital of Zurich under Prof. Dr. med. Klara Landau. In 2017 he continued this training at the Cantonal Hospital of Lucerne under the direction of Prof. Dr. Dr. med. Michael Thiel. He then worked as a research assistant at the Institute for Refractive and Ophthalmic Surgery under Prof. Dr. Dr. med. Theo Seiler in Zurich, where he received his doctorate. He passed the FEBO specialist examination in 2019 and since July 2020 Dr. Mendes Baiao has been part of the team of the Berne Eye Clinic. Dr. Mendes completed his training as a specialist in ophthalmic surgery under the supervision of Prof. Garweg in March 2024.

Tiago Mendes is the contact person for laser therapies