Peter Lierz

M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc.

Location: Germany

Education:

Dr. Lierz received his initial medical training with the Medical Corps while serving in the German Armed Forces. Later, he went on to graduate from the medical school at the Universities of Dusseldorf and Aachen, Germany in 1983 and 1989. In 2010, he received his Ph.D. in public health from the St. Elisabeth University Bratislava. In 2011, he received a M.Sc. in pain medicine at the Danube University Krems. Dr. Lierz is currently the chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Therapy, and medical director and chief of staff at Marienkrankenhaus Soest, Germany.

Relevant Experience:

Dr. Lierz holds membership in many prestigious professional organizations and societies—including the International Anesthesia Research Society, the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, and the International Society for Anesthetic Pharmacology. He serves on the editorial board of the The Internet Journal of Anesthesiology and is editor in chief of The Internet Journal of Pain, Symptom Control and Palliative Care. Dr. Lierz is widely published in numerous publications, including peer-reviewed journals, articles, book chapters and peer-reviewed abstracts regarding anesthesiology, intensive-care medicine and pain therapy