Dr. Karen E Sickenger, MD

Suffolk, VA 23434 (1 other location)
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About Dr. Karen E Sickenger MD

Dr. Karen E Sickenger, MD is a doctor primarily located in Suffolk, VA, with another office in Norfolk, VA. Their specialties include Anesthesiologist.


Dr. Karen E Sickenger has 2 locations

Sentara Medical Group Anesthesiology Specialists 2800 Godwin Blvd Suffolk, VA 23434
Sentara Medical Group 835 Glenrock Rd Norfolk, VA 23502


Dr. Karen E Sickenger 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. Karen E Sickenger has the following 1 expertise

  • Anesthesia

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  • 2800 Godwin Blvd Suffolk , VA (757) 233-4500
  • 835 Glenrock Rd Norfolk , VA 23502

More about Dr. Karen E Sickenger

Dr. Sickenger works in Suffolk, VA and 1 other location and specializes in Anesthesiologist. Dr. Sickenger is affiliated with Sentara Careplex Hospital and Sentara Obici Hospital.

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