Professor Dr med Cord Busse

Professor for Anesthesiology and Intensive Care

Am Kaiserkai 1
20457 Hamburg

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Professor Cord Busse studied human medicine at the University of Göttingen. After completion of the state examination and after completion of his doctoral degree in 1978, he worked as assistant medical doctor until 1982. He was then promoted to assistant medical director at the centre for anesthesiology, rescue medicine and intensive care at the University Hospital Göttingen

In 1992, he became chief medical doctor of the department of anesthesiology of the Hafenkrankenhaus in Hamburg. Since 1997, he co-managed the department of anesthesiology of the former General Hospital St. Georg in Hamburg and following his colleague’s retirement in 2006, he manages the full department of anesthesiology and operative intensive care at the Asklepios Clinic St. Georg in Hamburg.


Following his teaching period at the University of Göttingen until 1992, Professor Busse conducted a number of seminars for nursing staff, paramedics, medical students and physicians. Since 2010 he teaches in the field of anesthesiology and intensive care at MSH Medical School Hamburg.

Research Focus

Professor Cord Busse investigated in the topics of oxygen consumption, blood flow and glucose absorption of the brain in controlled hypotension. He further examined the topics of brain blood circulation and cerebral metabolism during hypothermia and extracorporeal circulation and the optimization of the cardiopulmonary reanimation as effective opportunities for enhanced brain protection after preceded cardiac arrest.


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