Dr. Joseph S Andresen, MD

Palo Alto, CA 94301 (1 other location)
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About Dr. Joseph S Andresen MD

Dr. Joseph S Andresen, MD is a doctor primarily located in Palo Alto, CA, with another office in Walnut Creek, CA. He has 39 years of experience. His


Dr. Joseph S Andresen has 2 locations

Palo Alto Medical Foundation 795 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94301
Medical Anesthesia Consultants 1600 Riviera Ave Ste 110 Walnut Creek, CA 94596


Dr. Joseph S Andresen 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. Joseph S Andresen has the following 1 expertise

  • Anesthesia


39 Years Experience

Uc Davis Medical Center


University Of California San Francisco School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1982

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More about Dr. Joseph S Andresen

Dr. Andresen graduated from the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine in 1982. He works in Palo Alto, CA and 1 other location and specializes in Anesthesiology.

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