Dr. Teresa Thompson MD

  • Anesthesiology Loma Linda, CA

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About

Dr. Teresa Thompson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Loma Linda, CA. She has 27 years of experience. Her specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Thompson is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center and Loma Linda University Medical Center-East Campus. She speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Teresa Thompson 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

Loma Linda University Medical Center

11234 Anderson St
Loma Linda, CA 92354

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