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Karl Wilhelm Fritz

Karl Wilhelm Fritz, German anesthesiologist, educator, researcher. Named Man of Year, 1998, Outstanding Man of 20th Century; named an Intellecturals of 20th Century; named one of Five Hundred Leaders of Influence, 1998; recipient Millenium medal of Honor, 2000.


  • Fritz, Karl Wilhelm was born on May 22, 1945 in Battenberg, Hessen, Germany.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Giessen, Germany, 1973. Diploma, University Cluj-Napoca, 2000.


    • Priminary doctoral Hospital Usingen, 1974—1975. Anesthesiological assistant University Giessen, 1976. Assistant anesthesiology JLU-Giessen, 1977—1980.

      With Hospital Memmingen, 1981. Senior registrar Medical Hoch Hannover, 1981—1993. Lead doctoral anesthesia and intensive-care Friesland-Kliniken, 1993—2001.

      Head anesthesiology Elbe Jeetzel Clinic, Dannenberg, 2001. Lecturer anesthesia and intensive medicine Medical College Hannover, 1990. Lecturer anesthesia JLU-Giessen, Medical Hochschule Hanover.

      Researcher in field; consultant in field. Guest lecturer national and international universities, congress reports, and panels, since 1981. Visiting professor University Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 1992.

      Expert Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel, 2001. Board directors EJK Dannenberg, 2002. With, 1966-1968, Germany.


    • Contributor chapters to books Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, 1989, articles to numerous professional journals. Editor: The Calendar, 1999. Co-editor: Journal Anesthesia and Intensive-Care, since 2000.


    Member of Association of Transplanted, Forum Emergency Doctor Niedersachsens, German Air Rescue, European Society Regional Anesthesia, International Serturner Society, Occupation Association German Anesthesiologist, German Society Anesthesia and Intensive-Care, Romanian Society Anesthesia and Intensive-Care, Lions.



    Literature, history, classical music, surfing, diving.


    • Son of Heinrich and Helene Fritz. Divorced; children: Andrea, Susanne, Mariella, Marlyn.
    • father: Heinrich Fritz
    • mother: Helene Fritz
    • children: Andrea Fritz
    • Susanne Fritz
    • Mariella Fritz
    • Marlyn Fritz
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    Born May 22, 1945
    (age 72)
    • 1973
      University Giessen
    • 1974 - 1975
      Priminary doctoral Hospital Usingen
    • 1976
      anesthesiological assistant, University Giessen
    • 1977 - 1980
      assistant, anesthesiology JLU-Giessen
    • 1981
      with Hospital Memmingen
    • 1981 - 1993
      senior, registrar Medical Hoch Hannover
    • 1993 - 2001
      lead doctoral anesthesia and intensive-care Friesland-Kliniken
    • 2001
      head, anesthesiology Elbe Jeetzel Clinic
      Dannenberg, Niedersachsen, Germany, Germany
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