Anesthesiologists in Decatur, AL

Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.

Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.

Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.

There are 5 Anesthesiologists in Decatur, AL.

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Dr. Naga Danthuluri MD

Anesthesiology 21 years experience

5.0 of 5

2828 Highway 31 S Decatur, AL 35603


Dr. Jeffrey Markham MD

Anesthesiology 22 years experience
1874 Beltline Rd SW Decatur, AL 35601


Dr. Ahmad Shikhtholth MD

Pain Management, Anesthesiology 21 years experience
2208 Danville Rd SW Decatur, AL 35601


Dr. Jeanne Rea MD

Anesthesiology 37 years experience
1874 Beltline Rd SW Decatur, AL 35601


Dr. Loyd Shaw MD

Anesthesiology 26 years experience
1122 14th Ave SE Decatur, AL 35601

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