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Specialties and Services

Our anesthesiologists are here to administer and manage anesthesia during your surgical procedure.

Pre-Admission Testing (PAT)

The goal of our Pre-Admission Testing (PAT) clinic is to ensure that you are ready for surgery. You'll meet our staff approximately two weeks before your scheduled surgery date.

We'll review your medications and all the necessary paperwork. We'll complete diagnostic information, including possible lab work, EKG, and chest x-rays.

You'll also take a survey that asks simple medical questions. Based on your answers, we may order preoperative lab tests. We also offer anesthesia consultation if you have a complex condition.

Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)

After your surgery, you're taken to the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU). The PACU provides you with post-surgical and specialized care. It is the most dynamic clinical place in the hospital. 

Dozens of specialty services work together in the PACU to provide you with perioperative clinical care.

The PACU also provides overflow resources for:

  • Adult Critical Care
  • Cardiology
  • Pediatric Intensive Care

Anesthesiology clinical subspecialites

We also specialize in the following clinical subspecialties:

  • Acute Pain Service (APS): Effective and safe treatment of acute pain throughout your inpatient hospitalization.
  • Airway Management: The fundamental skill set required of and practiced daily by every anesthesiologist.
  • Ambulatory Anesthesia: To appropriately care for patients having ambulatory surgery, or surgery where patients are discharged to their home the same day. These skills are distinctly different from the traditional model of inpatient evaluation.
  • Cardiac and Thoracic Anesthesia: The multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of cardiac diseases, such as ischemic heart disease, valvular repair, and thoracic oncology.
  • Neurosurgical Anesthesia: The anesthetic management of neurosurgical patients. This subspeciality demands a fundamental knowledge of the physiology of the brain and spinal cord, a working knowledge of complex anatomy, and understanding the pathophysiology associated with the disease at hand.
  • Non-Operating Room Anesthesia (NORA): NORA or "off-site" anesthesia involves sedation and anesthesia for procedures occurring in locations outside the traditional operating room.
  • Obstetric Anesthesia: Providing labor analgesia on demand with a goal to deliver prompt, effective and safe pain relief for women giving birth.
  • Orthopaedic Anesthesia: Providing safe and effective pain relief for orthopedic patients.
  • Pediatric Anesthesia: Providing anesthesia to children and the highest standards of pediatric perioperative care.
  • Regional (Block) Anesthesia: Offering ultrasound-guided pain relieving procedures for a wide variety of orthopedic, plastics, vascular, and general surgical patients.
  • Transplant Anesthesia: Offering comprehensive care of patients undergoing renal and pancreatic transplantation, and kidney transplants.
  • Trauma Anesthesia: An integral part of our emergency services, treating adult and pediatric trauma cases.
  • Vascular Anesthesia: Managing an anesthetic plan for patients who undergo vascular surgery.