Dr. med. Georg Fritz

“By monitoring patients' vital signs and ensuring that these remain stable throughout surgery, anesthetists create optimal conditions for safe surgical procedures.“

Dr. med. Georg Fritz has been the Head of the Heart Center's Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Management since August 2006.

Following an initial four years of medical training in internal medicine and cardiology, his training in anesthesiology took him to London, Vienna and the Charité Hospital in Berlin, where he spent many years as a Senior Physician in the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine. He is also a specialist in Intensive Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Pain Management.

Aside from his work in anesthesia and intensive care medicine, he also has a particular interest in transesophageal echocardiography.

 
 
 
Education and training
Year of birth 1959
Place of birth Bühlertal/Baden

Education and training

1997 Specialist Physician, Anesthesiology
1990-1997 Further training in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
1990 Doctorate in Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum
1987-1990 Successful completion of medical degree, further training in internal medicine, cardiology and geriatric medicine
1980-1986 Medical Degree, Ruhr University Bochum

Professional qualifications

2004 Specialist in Pain Management
2002 Specialist in Intensive Care Medicine
2001 Certification for "Transesophageal Echocardiography in Anesthesiology and
Intensive Care Medicine" by the German Society of Anesthesiology
1997 Specialist in Emergency Medicine
1997 Specialist Physician, Anesthesiology

Career details

seit 2006 Head of Department, Department of Anesthesiologly, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Management, Immanuel Hospital Bernau, Brandenburg Heart Center
2002-2006 Senior Physician at the Anesthesiology and Surgical Intensive Care Medicine Clinic, Charité Campus Virchow-Klinikum, Berlin
2000-2001 Senior Physician at the Charité Outpatient Pain Clinic - Campus Virchow-Klinikum and Lead Physician in charge of Acute Postoperative Pain Management
1998-1999 Research Associate and Specialist Physician in the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Vienna
1997-1999 Senior Physician at the Anesthesiology and Surgical Intensive Care Medicine Clinic, Charité Campus Virchow-Klinikum Berlin
1992-1997 Research Associate and Resident Physician at the Anesthesiology and Surgical Intensive Care Clinic, Charité Campus Virchow-Klinikum, Berlin
1990-1992 Senior House Officer and Registrar, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Ealing Hospital, London
1987-1990 Resident Physician, Department of Internal Medicine, Evangelisches Krankenhaus Castrop-Rauxel

Teaching licenses

  • Anesthesiology: 48 months, therof 12 months Intensive Care Medicine
  • Specialist training in Intensive Care Medicine: 12 months
Professional memberships / Positions held
  • Deputy Chairman of the German Society of Anesthesiology
    and Intensive Care Medicine (DGAI) for the Federal State of Brandenburg
  • Member of the Federation of German Anesthetists (BDA)
  • Member of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM)
  • Member of the European Association of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologists (EACTA)
  • Examiner in Anesthesiology at the Berlin Chamber of Physicians
  • Examiner in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine at the Brandenburg Chamber of Physicians
  • Examiner for the DGAI Certificate in Transesophageal Echocardiography in Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Court-appointed medical expert for the fields of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Member of the expert panel of the Medical Arbitration Board of the Northern German Chamber of Physicians, Hannover
Selected publications
  • Rossaint R, Pappert D, Fritz G (1995) Recent Advances in the Treatment of ARDS. Clinical Intensive Care 6: 62-71.
  • Lewandowski K, Fritz G (2001) Behandlung eines akuten Lungenversagens (ARDS) nach Beinaheertrinken. Journal für Anästhesie und Intensivbehandlung 1:154-160.
  • Fritz G (2001) Brain Death: Clear Definitions and Terminology. Intensive Care Medicine 27:945.
  • Fritz G, Poethe-Bandow H, Lewandowski K, Pascher A, Steinmüller Th, Neuhaus P, Falke KJ (2001) Living Donor Liver Transplantation. Anesthesiological Management and Perioperative Complications. Liver Transplantation 7:C-69.
  • Fritz GA, Niemczyk W (2002) Propofol Dependency in a Lay Person. Anesthesiology 96: 505-506.
  • Kerner T, Fritz G, Unterberg A, Falke KJ (2003) Pulmonary Air Embolism in Severe Head Injury. Resuscitation 56(1):111-115. 
  • Fritz G, Barner Ch, Schindler R, Boemke W, Falke K (2003) Amoxicillin Induced Renal Failure. Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:1660-1662.
  • Fritz GA, Buerschaper G, Wolf S (2004) Novel Approach to Management of a Posterior Tracheal Tear Complicating Percutaneous Tracheostomy. Br J Anaesth (2004) 93:598.
  • Fritz GA (2007) Hair Splitting, Air Embolism and Transesophageal Echocardiography. Anesthesiology 107: 852
  • Fritz G (2008) Perioperatives Management bei neurochirurgischen Operationen in sitzender oder halbsitzender Position. Empfehlungen des Wissenschaftlichen Arbeitskreises Neuroanästhesie der DGAI. Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin 1: 47-51
  • Goldmann A, Höhne C, Fritz GA, Unger J, Ahlers O, Nachtigall I, Boemke W (2008) Combined vs. Isoflurane/Fentanyl anaesthesia for major abdominal surgery: Effects on hormones and haemodynamics. Medical Science Monitor 14: 445-452

 
 
 
Relevant information

Emergency numbers

  • Emergencies only:
    112
    Our Emergency Department:
    +49 3338-69 45 21

Contact person

  • Dr. med.
    Georg Fritz
    Head of the Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Management, Immanuel Hospital Bernau Brandenburg Heart Center

    PA to the Head of Department Marion Scheibel
    Immanuel Hospital Bernau Brandenburg Heart Center
    Ladeburger Str. 17
    16321 Bernau bei Berlin
    T +49 3338 694-110
    F +49 3338 694-144
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