Dr. Ira Schwalb MD

  • Anesthesiology Palo Alto, CA

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About

Dr. Ira Schwalb, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Palo Alto, CA, with other offices in Santa Clara, CA and Stockton, CA (and 4 other locations). Their specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Schwalb is affiliated with El Camino Hospital. They speak English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Ira Schwalb has the following 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

573 Center Dr
Palo Alto, CA 94301

2222 Lafayette St
Santa Clara, CA 95050

2626 N California St
Stockton, CA 95204

1805 N California St
Stockton, CA 95204

36 W Yokuts Ave
Stockton, CA 95207

1421 Oakdale Rd
Modesto, CA 95355

1801 Colorado Ave
Turlock, CA 95382

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