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Dr. Charles Plummer, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Greensboro, NC, with other offices in Greenville, NC and Jamestown, NC. He has 38 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Plummer is affiliated with Women's Hospital of Greensboro, Annie Penn Hospital and Wesley Long Community Hospital. He speaks English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. Charles Plummer has the following 1 area of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.
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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