Dr. Lierz received his initial medical training in the Medical Corps in the German Armed Forces. From there he went on to graduate from the Medical School at the Universities of Dusseldorf and Aachen, Germany in 1983 & 1989. In 2010, he received his Ph.D. in Public Health from the St. Elisabeth University Bratislava & in 2011, a M.Sc. in Pain Medicine at the Danube University Krems. Currently, he is the Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Therapy, and Medical Director and Chief of Staff at Marienkrankenhaus Soest, Germany.
Dr Lierz holds membership in numerous prestigious professional organizations and societies, including The International Anesthesia Research Society, The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists & The International Society for Anesthetic Pharmocology. He serves on the Editorial Board on the The Internet Journal of Anesthesiology and is Editor in Chief of the Internet Journal of Pain, Sympton Control and Palliative Care. Dr. Lierz is widely published in numerous publications, including peer-reviewed journals, articles, book chapters, and peer reviewed abstracts, in the areas of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Therapy.