Dr. Deborah Richman MD

  • Anesthesiology Stony Brook, NY

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About

Dr. Deborah Richman, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Stony Brook, NY, with another office in Stony Brook, NY. She has 12 years of experience. Her specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Richman is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Hospital and Stony Brook University Hospital. She speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Deborah Richman has the following 1 area of expertise and 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.

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Locations & Directions

STONYBROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

101 Nicolls Rd
Stony Brook, NY 11794

Stony Brook University Medical Center

100 Nicolls Rd
Stony Brook, NY 11794

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