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Dr. William Yost MD

  • Anesthesiology Gulfport, MS

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About

Dr. William Yost, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Gulfport, MS, with other offices in Slidell, LA and Lake Charles, LA (and 1 other location). He has 50 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Yost is affiliated with Garden Park Medical Center, Univ Miss and Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. William Yost has the following 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.

Locations & Directions

15190 Community Rd
Gulfport, MS 39503

3769 Pontchartrain Dr
Slidell, LA 70458

1757 Imperial Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70605

2202 E Canal St
Picayune, MS 39466

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