Dr. Stephen Aufderheide MD

  • Anesthesiology Springfield, OR

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About

Dr. Stephen Aufderheide, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Springfield, OR, with another office in Eugene, OR. He has 20 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Aufderheide is affiliated with McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center and PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center University District. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Stephen Aufderheide 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

Northwest Anesthesia Physicians PC

3333 Riverbend Dr
Springfield, OR 97477

PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center University District

1255 Hilyard St
Eugene, OR 97401

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