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Jeffrey S Richards, MD Anesthesiology

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Anesthesiology Galveston, TX

About Dr. Jeffrey S Richards MD

Dr. Jeffrey S Richards, MD is a doctor primarily located in Galveston, TX. Their specialties include Anesthesiology.

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Get Directions UTMB Galveston (John Sealy) 301 University Blvd Galveston, TX 77555

Specialties

Dr. Jeffrey S Richards 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.

Dr. Jeffrey S Richards Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Jeffrey S Richards

Dr. Richards works in Galveston, TX and specializes in Anesthesiology.

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