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Ernesto Bali, born 1971 in Italy, is currently head of the ophthalmology department of the Chirec Hospitals in Brussels (Belgium). He coordinates the surgery and outpatient’s activity of 50 ophthalmologists in three hospitals, a day center, and six outpatients centers and is responsible for the financial management. Presently the department, which dr Bali was pivotal in founding and realizing in 2017, performs over 10 000 surgeries in all subspecialties of ophthalmology and treats more than 50 000 outpatients per year. Dr Bali in average personally performs over 300 vitrectomies and 150 cataract operations per year.

Dr. Bali, promoter and founder of the association of Belgian vitreoretinal surgeons, has a wide international experience, ranging from the clinical and ophthalmology management in the New Moasat hospital Kuwait, to the senior experience in Rotterdam Eye Hospital in The Netherlands and has had wide professional responsibilities throughout his twenty years long career in Belgium.

He is a well know practitioner of live surgery, performing several international live events among which we list hereby: American Society of Retina Specialists 30.7.2019 Chicago, (USA), FLORETINA Meeting 6-9 June 2019 Florence (Italy), Brussels Retina Meeting 4-6 April 2019  Brussels (Belgium), TVRSS 21-26 May 2018 Thessaloniki (Greece), EGVRS Meeting 12-14 April 2017 Cairo (Egypt), Frankfurt Retina Meeting March 15-16 2014 Frankfurt (Germany) and presented several papers at numerous events and scientific seminars.