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About

Dr. Laurie Barrett, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lexington, KY, with another office in Lexington, KY. She has 19 years of experience. Her specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Barrett is affiliated with Norton Audubon Hospital, Baptist Health Richmond and University of Louisville Hospital. She speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Laurie Barrett 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

Anesthesia Associates of Lexington

425 Lewis Hargett Cir
Lexington, KY 40503

Saint Joseph Hospital

1 Saint Joseph Dr
Lexington, KY 40504

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