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Does the Anesthesiologist Stay with me the Entire Time?

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Updated: July 28 2016 Recently, the second most common question posed to me by patients has been: Do you stay with me during the entire surgery?  Fortunately, in our anesthesiology practice, I can say, “Yes!  I am by your side for the entire surgery.” Dr. Dave and I practice in an all-physician anesthesiology practice.  This […]

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Propofol: How Safe is it?

| November 23, 2014 | 3 Comments

Propofol has recently been in the news for all the wrong reasons. It started with the Michael Jackson tragedy, and has continued with the unfortunate events surrounding the death of Joan Rivers. The use of propofol has been implicated in both celebrity deaths. And because of the media coverage surrounding these events, there has been […]

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Our First Podcast: Dr. Dave on Straight Shot Health Talk

| September 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

I recently had the chance to participate in my first ever podcast! This podcast was recorded with Dr. Kevin over at Straight Shot Health Talk. Despite all the nerves about doing an interview (we did it all in one take), it was a fantastic experience. Sure, it’s weird to hear yourself speak, with all the […]

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5 Questions You Should Ask Your Anesthesiologist Before Going Under

| July 27, 2013 | 3 Comments

Are you about to have surgery? Getting anxious about your procedure? Here are the five questions to ask your anesthesiologist before “going under” anesthesia.

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The Day of Surgery

| February 8, 2013 | 2 Comments

The day of surgery can provoke a variety of emotions, from excitement to anxiety and sometimes fear.  Learn about the important events on the day of surgery so that you can be more informed.

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Epidural Side Effects for the Laboring Patient

| January 31, 2013 | 60 Comments

Updated: July 29, 2016 Getting an epidural but curious about potential epidural side effects? Your answers are here.

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Scared of Anesthesia

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Are you scared of anesthesia? Is this fear making you dread having surgery?

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Wearing Masks: Who is My Anesthesiologist?

| April 2, 2012 | 1 Comment

Who is that masked anesthesiologist that I just met?  Can I trust them with my life?

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