Dr. Janette Mcgrath MD

  • Anesthesiology Newport News, VA

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Dr. Janette Mcgrath, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Newport News, VA, with another office in Newport News, VA. She has 21 years of experience. Her specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Mcgrath is affiliated with Riverside Regional Medical Center, Riverside Walter Reed Hospital and Orthopaedic Hospital at Sentara CarePlex. She speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Janette Mcgrath has the following 1 specialty and 1 board certification.


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 Anesthesia & Perioperative Care Specialists

760 Pilot House Dr
Newport News, VA 23606

11848 Rock Landing Dr
Newport News, VA 23606

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