Dr. Helen T Okeeffe, MD

Walnut Creek, CA

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About Dr. Helen T Okeeffe MD

Dr. Helen T Okeeffe, MD is a doctor primarily located in Walnut Creek, CA. Their specialties include Anesthesiology.


Helen T Okeeffe Md 57 Oakdene Ct Walnut Creek, CA 94596


Dr. Helen T Okeeffe has the following 1 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.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Helen T Okeeffe has the following 1 expertise

  • Anesthesia

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  • 57 Oakdene Ct Walnut Creek , CA 94596

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Dr. Okeeffe works in Walnut Creek, CA and specializes in Anesthesiology.

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