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We found 5 anesthesiologists who accept Anthem near Fontana, CA.

Dr. Shiu-Yi Emily Chen, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Anesthesiology
9985 Sierra Avenue; Department of Anesthesiology
Fontana, CA
 

Dr. Shiu-Yi Chen is a physician who specializes in pediatric anesthesiology. She graduated from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Dr. Chen completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chen include regional anesthesia. Dr. Chen honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is conversant in Mandarin. She is affiliated with Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA).

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Clinical interests: Regional Anesthesia

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
16590 Butano Place
Fontana, CA
 

Dr. Jamal Mustafa works as an anesthesiologist in Fontana, CA and Monrovia, CA. He attended medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
400 N Pepper Avenue
Colton, CA
 

Dr. Peter White's specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. He practices in Colton, CA. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. White is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. He graduated from Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine and The University of Sydney Medical School.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
400 N Pepper Avenue; Department of Anesthesiology, 2nd Floor
Colton, CA
 

Dr. Mark Comunale's specialty is anesthesiology. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
9961 Sierra Avenue
Fontana, CA
 

Dr. John Chen is an anesthesiology specialist. He is affiliated with Kaiser Permanente. Dr. Chen is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Kaiser Permanente, and more. He is a graduate of Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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What is Anesthesiology?

Anesthesiology is the practice of medicine dealing with the safety and comfort of patients during medical procedures, especially surgery. While many people think of anesthesiology as strictly providing pain control, anesthesiologists are also responsible for monitoring and supporting the health of patients during surgery. By paying attention to a patient’s vital signs, an anesthesiologist can both judge how effective the anesthesia is working and intervene if there are problems.

In many cases, an anesthesiologist evaluates patients before surgery, manages their health during surgery, and treats their pain after surgery. They may offer general anesthesia (where a patient is ‘put under’), local anesthesia to numb a certain area, or sedatives to calm anxiety before a medical procedure. Some anesthesiologists use their training in pain relief to help patients who suffer from chronic or cancer pain.

During a surgical procedure, anesthesiologists monitor the health of their patients. Among other vital signs, they may be watching:
  • Heart rate
  • Blood pressure
  • Oxygen level
  • Body temperature
  • Level of consciousness

If there is a sudden problem during surgery, the anesthesiologist is generally one of the first to know. They act quickly to correct the problem and keep the patient safe through surgery.

More than just the doctor who puts you to sleep, anesthesiologists are highly trained physicians who work to keep you safe and comfortable.