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Dr. James Touchstone Is this you?


Dr. James Touchstone 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.

  • Expertise

    1 Expertise

  • Anesthesia
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Touchstone is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Laguna Honda Hospital & Rehab Center

    375 Laguna Honda Blvd
    San Francisco, CA 94116

  • California Pacific Medical Center - St Luke's Campus

    3555 Cesar Chavez
    San Francisco, CA 94110

  • California Pacific Medical Center - Davies Campus

    601 Duboce Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94117

  • University of California San Francisco Medical Center at Parnassus

    505 Parnassus Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94143

  • Education

    39 Years Experience

  • Baylor College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Nearby Doctors

    Dr. James Touchstone is similar to the following 3 Doctors near San Francisco, CA.

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  • Dr. Anna Estrada


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