An anesthesiologist is a physician who specializes in relieving pain and providing total medical care for patients before, during and after surgery. Anesthesiologists are dedicated to protecting and regulating your critical life functions during surgery. As a pain management specialist, an anesthesiologist focuses on pain relief for patients both inside and outside the surgery department in such areas as intensive care units (ICUs) and pain clinics. They serve an important role in labor and delivery units administering epidurals and surgical anesthesia for cesarean deliveries.
An anesthesiologist typically:
There are 56495 specialists practicing Anesthesiology in the United States with an overall average rating of 4.0 stars. There are 2581 hospitals in the United States with affiliated Anesthesiology specialists, including St. Joseph's Hospital And Medical Center, Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican Hospital, San Martin Campus and Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican - Siena Campus.