Stephen R Aufderheide, MD Anesthesiology

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Anesthesiology Springfield, OR

About Dr. Stephen R Aufderheide MD

Dr. Stephen R Aufderheide, MD is a doctor primarily located in Springfield, OR, with other offices in Eugene, OR and Eugene, OR. He has 24 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology.


Dr. Stephen R Aufderheide has 3 locations

Get Directions Northwest Anesthesia Physicians 3333 Riverbend Dr Springfield, OR 97477
Get Directions Peacehealth Sacred Heart Medical Center Hospital 1255 Hilyard St Eugene, OR 97401
Get Directions Sacred Heart Medical Center 1255 Hilyard St Eugene, OR 97401


Dr. Stephen R Aufderheide 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. Stephen R Aufderheide has the following 1 expertise

  • Anesthesia


24 Years Experience

Johns Hopkins Health System


University Of Arizona College Of Medicine

Graduated in 1996

Dr. Stephen R Aufderheide Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Providence Health System
    • Providence PPO

More about Dr. Stephen R Aufderheide

I enjoy all aspects of adult medical care from acute disease to chronic illness and am interested in maintaining strong doctor-patient relationships in our changing health care system.

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