Dr. Alexander Chaikin MD, PHD

  • Anesthesiology Peoria, IL

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About

Dr. Alexander Chaikin, MD, PHD is a Doctor primarily located in Peoria, IL, with other offices in Rockford, IL and Loves Park, IL. He has 24 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Chaikin is affiliated with Resurrection Medical Center, Alexian Brothers Medical Center and UnityPoint Health-Methodist. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Alexander Chaikin has the following 1 area of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.

Anesthesiology

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.

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Locations & Directions

UnityPoint Health-Methodist

221 NE Glen Oak Ave
Peoria, IL 61636

1235 N Mulford Rd
Rockford, IL 61107

2202 Harlem Rd
Loves Park, IL 61111

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