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About Dr. Edwin C Shih

Dr. Edwin C Shih, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Antonio, TX. He has 14 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Shih is affiliated with Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital and North Central Baptist Hospital. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

Plaza Anesthesia Group Pllc

16607 Blanco Rd Ste 303
San Antonio, TX 78232
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Specialties

Dr. Edwin C Shih 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.

  • Expertise

    1 Expertise

  • Anesthesia

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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  • Education

    14 Years Experience

  • The University Of Texas School Of Medicine At San Antonio

    Graduated in 2004

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Plaza Anesthesia Group Pllc, 16607 Blanco Rd Ste 303, San Antonio, TX
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