Dr. David Andrews MD

  • Anesthesiology South Portland, ME

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About

Dr. David Andrews, MD is a Doctor primarily located in South Portland, ME. He has 38 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Andrews is affiliated with Maine Medical Center and Mercy Hospital State Street Campus. He speaks English.

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Education

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. David Andrews has the following 2 areas 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

Spectrum Medical Group

324 Gannett Dr
South Portland, ME 04106

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