Dr. Michael Tawfellos MD

  • Anesthesiology Staten Island, NY

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About

Dr. Michael Tawfellos, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Staten Island, NY, with another office in Secaucus, NJ. He has 25 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Tawfellos is affiliated with Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center, Interfaith Medical Center - Brooklyn Jewish Division and Staten Island University South. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Michael Tawfellos has the following 1 area of expertise and 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.

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Locations & Directions

Sottile & Megna MDs

360 Edison St
Staten Island, NY 10306

Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center

55 Meadowlands Pkwy
Secaucus, NJ 07094

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