Prof. Dr. med.

Leo Latasch

Gesundheitsamt Frankfurt am Main

Born in 1952

Professional Background

  • 2006 Medical Director EMS Service, City of Frankfurt
  • 2003 Award of APL adjunct professorship
  • 1994 Award of the academic degree Private Lecturer (Privatdozent)
  • 1993 Habilitation in the field of Anaesthesiology
  • 1992-2004 Institute for Anaesthesiology and Pain Therapy at the North-West Hospital in Frankfurt
  • 1990 Stipendiary at the Center of Anaesthesia and Resuscitation at the University Hospital of Frankfurt
  • 1987-1989 BG-Trauma Center in Frankfurt
  • 1986 Pain Center, Alice Hospital in Mainz
  • 1986 Consultant in Anaesthesia, Rescucitation and Intensive Care
  • 1981-1986 Residency in the Center of Anaesthesia and Rescucitation at the University Hospital of Frankfurt
  • 1981 Conferral Dr. med.
  • 1974-1981 Study of Human Medicine at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt

Memberships (Selection)

  • Assignment to the German Ethics Council in 2012 and 2016
  • Since 2004 Board Member of the Central Council of Jews in Germany
  • Since 2000 Member of the Integrational Council of the State of Hessen
  • Since 1999 Board Member of the German Hospital Society
  • Since 1995 Board Member of the Jewish Central Welfare Organisation in Germany
  • Since 1988 Delegate of the League of the German Welfare Associations
  • Since 1986 Member of the Council of the Jewish Community in Frankfurt, Board since 1990

Publications (Selection)

  • E. Freye, L. Latasch, H. Schmidhammer (1992): Opioid bedingte pharmakodynamische Effekte von S(+)-Ketamin im EEG, evozierten Potential und auf die Atmung – eine Untersuchung am wachen Hund; Der Anaesthesist, 41, 527-533
  • L. Latasch, E. Freye (1993): Opioid receptors-mediated respiratory effects and antinociception after S(+)-ketamine; Acta Anaesthesiologica Belgica, 44, 93-102
  • L. Latasch, M. Zimmermann, B. Eberhardt, I. Jurna (1997): Aufhebung einer Morphin-induzierten Obstipation durch orales Naloxon; Der Anaesthesist, 45, 191-194
  • E. Freye, G. von Bredt, B. Neruda, L. Latasch; (1998): Das Opioid Tramadol hat zentral-exzitatorische Effekte von nicht-opioidartigem Charakter; Der Schmerz, 12, 19-24
  • L. Latasch, E. Freye; (2002): Hypoxia, Hypercarbia and antinociception after sufentanil are mediated via different opioid µ-receptors; ArzneimForschDrugRes, 52 (12), 870-876
  • L. Latasch, E. Freye; (2002): Schmerz und Opioide beim Neonaten und Kleinkind; Der Anaesthesist, 51, 272-284
  • E. Freye, L. Latasch; (2003): Toleranzentwicklung unter Opioidgabe – molekulare Mechanismen und klinische Bedeutung; AINS (Anästhesiologie, Intensivmedizin, Notfallmedizin, Schmerztherapie), 38,14-26
  • L. Latasch, G. Jung, R. Ries, S. Stark; (2006): Neuere medizinische Versorgungskonzepte (zur WM 2006) bei 1000 und mehr Verletzten; Notfall Rettungsmedizin, 9, 258-263