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Anesthesiology Fairfax, VA

About Dr. Laurel D Kortum MD

Dr. Laurel D Kortum, MD is a doctor primarily located in Fairfax, VA, with other offices in Lorton, VA and Fairfax, VA. They have 18 years of experience. Their specialties include Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine.


Dr. Laurel D Kortum has 3 locations

Get Directions Napa Of Virginia 3600 Joseph Siewick Dr Fairfax, VA 22033 ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Get Directions Inova Ambulatory Surgery Center 9321 Sanger St Ste 200 Lorton, VA 22079
Get Directions Foaa Anesthesia Services 3998 Fair Ridge Dr Ste 320 Fairfax, VA 22033


Dr. Laurel D Kortum 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 Medicine

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Laurel D Kortum has the following 3 expertise

  • Cancer Pain
  • Acute Pain
  • Chronic Pain


18 Years Experience

University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine

Graduated in 2002

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More about Dr. Laurel D Kortum

Dr. Kortum graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in 2002. Dr. Kortum works in Fairfax, VA and 2 other locations and specializes in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. Dr. Kortum is affiliated with Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, Fauquier Hospital and Inova Fair Oaks Hospital.

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