Dr. Richard Carruthers DO

  • Anesthesiology Davenport, IA

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Dr. Richard Carruthers, DO is a Doctor primarily located in Davenport, IA, with other offices in Davenport, IA and Davenport, IA. He has 45 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Carruthers is affiliated with Genesis Medical Center Davenport, Genesis Medical Center East, Davenport, IA and Trinity Medical Center, Bettendorf, IA. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Richard Carruthers has the following 1 specialty.


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.

Locations & Directions

1401 W Central Park Ave
Davenport, IA 52804

3319 Spring St
Davenport, IA 52807

1227 E Rusholme St
Davenport, IA 52803

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