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Bradley A Pakula MD

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About

Bradley A Pakula, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Los Angeles, CA, with other offices in Van Nuys, CA and Encino, CA. Their specialties include Anesthesiology. Bradley A Pakula is affiliated with Northridge Hospital Medical Center, Roscoe Boulevard Campus.

Specialties & Expertise

Bradley A Pakula has the following 1 specialty.

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.

Locations & Directions

5925 San Vicente Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90019

6815 Noble Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91405

16501 Ventura Blvd
Encino, CA 91436