Kai Zacharowski

Kai Zacharowski

Professor Kai Zacharowski, MD PhD ML FRCA holds the position of the Ordinarius and is the Director of the Department of Anesthesia, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Therapy at the University Hospital Frankfurt since 2009. From 2006 until 2008 he was the Chair of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at the University Hospital Bristol. His research, teaching, and consulting interests are in both clinical and basic aspects of patient safety, transfusion and clotting, innate immunity, cardiovascular and critical care medicine.
Professor Zacharowski received his MD from the German University of Mainz and his PhD from Queen Mary, University of London (where he was working with the Nobel laureate Prof. Sir John Vane → discovered how aspirin works).
His scientific contributions are published in peer-reviewed journals such as Nature Medicine, Lancet, NEJM and Proceedings of the National Academy of Science and were awarded with numerous awards for Innovative Clinical Research. He is serving as Editorin-Chief for the Journal of Anesthesia & Intensive Care Medicine as well as an Editorial Board member of numerous journals in Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Anesthesia and is the CEO of the Lohfert Foundation.
He is practicing Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine in Frankfurt.

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