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Dr. Anthony A Tucker, MD

Anesthesiology
Portsmouth, VA 23708
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About Dr. Anthony A Tucker MD

Dr. Anthony A Tucker, MD is a doctor primarily located in Portsmouth, VA. He has 22 years of experience. His

Location

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth 620 John Paul Jones Cir Portsmouth, VA 23708

Specialties

Dr. Anthony A Tucker has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

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.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Anthony A Tucker has the following 2 expertise

  • Sino-Nasal Disorders
  • Anesthesia

Education

22 Years Experience

ANESTHESIOLOGY; PAIN MEDICINE

Graduated in 1999

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More about Dr. Anthony A Tucker

Dr. Tucker works in Portsmouth, VA and specializes in Anesthesiology. Dr. Tucker is affiliated with Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.

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