Dr. Gregory Lochbaum MD

  • Anesthesiology Palo Alto, CA

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About

Dr. Gregory Lochbaum, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Palo Alto, CA, with another office in Concord, CA. He has 9 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Lochbaum is affiliated with George L Mee Memorial Hospital, Enloe Medical Center Esplanade and UC Davis Medical Center. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Gregory Lochbaum has the following 1 area 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

VA PALO ALTO HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

3801 Miranda Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94304

2540 East St
Concord, CA 94520

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