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Dr. Emeka Okwuje MD

  • Anesthesiology Escondido, CA

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About

Dr. Emeka Okwuje, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Escondido, CA, with other offices in San Diego, CA and San Diego, CA (and 1 other location). Their specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Okwuje is affiliated with Alvarado Hospital, Grossmont Hospital and San Diego Rehabilitation Institute. They speak English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Emeka Okwuje 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

700 W El Norte Pkwy
Escondido, CA 92026

3939 3rd Ave
San Diego, CA 92103

2650 Camino Del Rio N
San Diego, CA 92108

3626 Ruffin Rd
San Diego, CA 92123

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