Dr. Zulfaqar Alam, MD

Pittsburgh, PA 15261
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About Dr. Zulfaqar Alam MD

Dr. Zulfaqar Alam, MD is a doctor primarily located in Pittsburgh, PA. Their


University of Pittsburgh 130 Desoto St Pittsburgh, PA 15261


Dr. Zulfaqar Alam 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. Zulfaqar Alam has the following 1 expertise

  • Anesthesia


Albert Einstein College Of Medicine


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More about Dr. Zulfaqar Alam

Dr. Alam works in Pittsburgh, PA and specializes in Anesthesiology. Dr. Alam is affiliated with Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Allegheny Valley Hospital, Ohio Valley Hospital and UPMC St Margaret.

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