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About Dr. Peter J Pronovost
Dr. Peter J Pronovost, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Baltimore, MD. He has 27 years of experience. His specialties include Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesiology. Dr. Pronovost is affiliated with Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center and Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore. He speaks English.
Dr. Peter J Pronovost has the following 2 specialties
- Critical Care Medicine
Also sometimes referred to as intensivists, critical care specialists are physicians with specialized training in the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions. Some of these conditions affect vital organs like the heart and lungs, those that make breathing difficult or impossible, and those that affect entire organ systems, like the renal system.
Critical care specialists are typically found in a hospital's intensive care unit where they monitor patients with life-threatening conditions and make determinations as to the best course of treatment.
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. Peter J Pronovost has the following 2 expertise
- Evidence-based Medicine
- Critical Care
Dr. Peter J Pronovost has 2 board certified specialties
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Dr. Peter J Pronovost is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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Dr. Pronovost is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
27 Years Experience
Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1991
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Locations & DirectionsJohns Hopkins Hospital, 1800 Orleans St, Baltimore, MD
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