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We found 4 anesthesiologists who accept Medicaid near Walnut Creek, CA.

Dr. Richard W Rowe, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Anesthesiology
2401 Shadelands Drive
Walnut Creek, CA

Dr. Richard Rowe is a physician who specializes in pediatric anesthesiology. Dr. Rowe honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Harvard Medical School, he completed his residency training at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He has received the following distinctions: Teacher Of The Year Award and Best Doctor In America Award. Dr. Rowe's professional affiliations include UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. He has an open panel.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
1601 Ygnacio Valley Road
Walnut Creek, CA

Dr. Reid Rubsamen is a specialist in anesthesiology. He works in Walnut Creek, CA and San Ramon, CA. He is in-network for Health Net, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. He graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Rubsamen include: M.d. With Honors; Stanford Medical School, .; Chief Resident, Anesthesia, Mass General Hospital; and .. He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
365 Lennon Lane; Suite 250
Walnut Creek, CA

Dr. Nicolas Wozmak's area of specialization is anesthesiology. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wozmak takes. He graduated from New York Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter North Medical Group (SNMG).

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
1601 Ygnacio Valley Road
Walnut Creek, CA

Dr. Johannes Peters specializes in anesthesiology and practices in Walnut Creek, CA and San Ramon, CA. He studied medicine at the University of Pretoria School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Dr. Peters accepts Health Net and Medicaid insurance. He welcomes new patients.

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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.