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We found 5 anesthesiologists near Ridgefield, CT.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
4 November Trail
Weston, CT

Dr. Scott Winikoff's medical specialty is anesthesiology. Dr. Winikoff accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine.

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Dr. Carol A Hannon, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
901 Ethan Allen Highway
Ridgefield, CT

Dr. Carol Hannon's area of specialization is anesthesiology. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include New Milford Hospital and Danbury Hospital. Dr. Hannon's education and training includes medical school at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
10 Old Redding Road
Redding, CT

Dr. Robert Koorn is a medical specialist in anesthesiology. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
844 Peach Lake Road
North Salem, NY

Dr. Patricia Hartwell is a specialist in anesthesiology. She graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. She trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for residency.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
79 Park View Road S
Pound Ridge, NY

Dr. Tomas Blanco specializes in anesthesiology and practices in Pound Ridge, NY. He studied medicine at Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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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.