AboutDr. Mark Kellen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Rockford, IL, with another office in Rockford, IL. He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology and Pain Management. Dr. Kellen is affiliated with Rockford Memorial Hospital and Van Matre Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. Mark Kellen has the following 2 specialties
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.
- 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.
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Patients' Choice Award
(2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award
- Headache Disorders
Dr. Kellen is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Rockford Memorial Hospital
2400 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL 61103
Van Matre Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital
950 S Mulford Rd
Rockford, IL 61108
33 Years Experience
University Of Chicago Division Of The Biological Sciences The Pritzker School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1980
University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
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