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About

Dr. Robert Forstot, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Saint Louis, MO, with another office in Ballwin, MO. He has 29 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Forstot is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Missouri Baptist Medical Center and Mercy Hospital St Louis. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Robert Forstot 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

Western Anesthesiologist Associates

615 S New Ballas Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141

Western Anesthesiologist

339 Consort Dr
Ballwin, MO 63011

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