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Dr. John Grissom Is this you?

Specialties

Dr. John Grissom has the following 2 specialties

  • Pain Management

    A pain management specialist is a physician with advanced knowledge and training in diagnosing and treating pain. These doctors do not come from one particular discipline, but rather use their respective backgrounds to contribute a varied approach to the field of pain management.
    These specialists use their different skills and training in pain management to treat pain stemming from different causes - whether it's neuropathic pain or headache, or the result of injury, a surgical procedure, cancer or another illness.
    Pain management specialists are primarily trained as anesthesiologists, physiatrists, interventional radiologists, neurologists, osteopaths, or primary care physicians.

  • 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.

  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    (2012, 2014)

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    (2012)

  • Expertise

    4 Expertise

  • Acute Pain
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Providence Alaska Medical Center

    PO Box 196604
    Anchorage, AK 99519

  • Alaska Regional Hospital

    2801 Debarr Rd
    Anchorage, AK 99508

  • Providence Extended Care Center

    4900 Eagle St
    Anchorage, AK 99503

  • Providence Seward Wesley Care Center

    PO Box 365
    Seward, AK 99664

  • Education

    22 Years Experience

  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

  • St Josephs Hospital Health Center

    Residency

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