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About Gregory Polston
Gregory Polston, MD is a Doctor primarily located in La Jolla, CA, with another office in La Jolla, CA. He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology and Pain Management. Gregory Polston is affiliated with Promise Hospital San Diego, San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center and UCSD Med Center La Jolla.
Gregory Polston has the following 2 specialties
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.
- Pain Management
A pain management specialist is a physician with advanced knowledge and training in diagnosing and treating pain. These doctors do not come from one particular discipline, but rather use their respective backgrounds to contribute a varied approach to the field of pain management.
These specialists use their different skills and training in pain management to treat pain stemming from different causes - whether it's neuropathic pain or headache, or the result of injury, a surgical procedure, cancer or another illness.
Pain management specialists are primarily trained as anesthesiologists, physiatrists, interventional radiologists, neurologists, osteopaths, or primary care physicians.
- Acute Pain
- Back Pain
- Cancer Pain
- Chronic Pain
- Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
- Neck Pain
- Primary Headache Disorders
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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He is the most uncaring doctor, ever trained. I told him, I had racing heart 4 years ago, with steroid injection. He ordered steroid injection. After 3 hours I got racing heart. I called him. He accepted no responsibility. He told me go to ER. He should have given me a medication that lowers the heart beat. Because of him and ER doctor Emi. Latham. I have Diastolic Heart Failure. My heart will never ever relax. It is non reversable. I have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. and I need coffee to move around. But Coffee raises my Heart Beat. He is THE worst doctor ever. And he works is University of California at San Diego. The trashiest medical establishment ever.
Polston is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Promise Hospital San Diego
San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center
UCSD Med Center La Jolla
UC San Diego Health System
UCSD Thornton Hospital, La Jolla
UCSD Med Center Hillcrest
28 Years Experience
University Of Wisconsin School Of Medicine And Public Health
Graduated in 1988
United States Naval Medical Center
Gregory Polston accepts the following insurance providers.
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