Dr. Peter Y Ackerman, MD - Locations

Anesthesiology Lake Forest Park, WA

About Dr. Peter Y Ackerman MD

Dr. Peter Y Ackerman, MD is a doctor primarily located in Lake Forest Park, WA. They have 26 years of experience. Their specialties include Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. They speak English.

Location

Get Directions Peter Y Ackerman Md 18442 Ballinger Way NE Lake Forest Park, WA 98155

Specialties

Dr. Peter Y Ackerman has the following 2 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.
Pain Medicine

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Peter Y Ackerman has the following 1 expertise

  • Anesthesia

Education

26 Years Experience

Duke University Medical Center

Residency

New York Medical College

Graduated in 1994

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More about Dr. Peter Y Ackerman

Dr. Ackerman graduated from the New York Medical College in 1994. Dr. Ackerman works in Lake Forest Park, WA and specializes in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine.

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