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 570 specialists practicing Anesthesiology in Oklahoma with an overall average rating of 4.1 stars. There are 43 hospitals in Oklahoma with affiliated Anesthesiology specialists, including Ssm Health Saint Anthony Hospital Oklahoma City, Integris Baptist Medical Center and Hillcrest Medical Center.