Dr. Vilasini S Karnik, MD - Locations

Anesthesiology Jefferson, LA

About Dr. Vilasini S Karnik MD

Dr. Vilasini S Karnik, MD is a doctor primarily located in Jefferson, LA, with another office in Jefferson, LA. His specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Karnik is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center Jefferson Highway. He speaks English.


Dr. Vilasini S Karnik has 2 locations

Get Directions Ochsner Medical Center
1514 Jefferson Hwy
Jefferson , LA 70121
Get Directions Ochsner Medical Center Jefferson Highway
1514 Jefferson Hwy
Jefferson , LA 70121


Dr. Vilasini S Karnik 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. Vilasini S Karnik has the following 1 expertise

  • Anesthesia


Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation



Graduated in 1973

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More about Dr. Vilasini S Karnik

Dr. Karnik earned her medical degree from the University of Bombay, Seth G.S. Medical School in Bombay, India. She completed her internship at Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans and her residency at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD and Ochsner. She is board certified in anesthesiology and has been on staff at Ochsner since 2000.

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