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We found 5 anesthesiologists who accept Humana Catastrophic near Stockbridge, GA.

Dr. Tracy Elizabeth Wimbush, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, Emergency Medicine
1240 Eagles Landing Parkway; Suite 300
Stockbridge, GA
 

Dr. Tracy Wimbush works as an anesthesiologist, pain doctor, and emergency medicine specialist in Stockbridge, GA. In her practice, she is particularly interested in pain management. Dr. Wimbush is a graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1365 Rock Quarry Road; Suite 202
Stockbridge, GA
 

Dr. Douglas Freiberger is a specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He works in Stockbridge, GA. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Freiberger studied medicine at Emory University School of Medicine.

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Dr. William James Epps, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
1050 Eagles Landing Pkwy 300
Stockbridge, GA
 

Dr. William Epps is an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. In his practice, he is particularly interested in pain management. Dr. Epps attended medical school at Penn State College of Medicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Epps honors.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Vincente Galan, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1365 Rock Quarry Road; Suite 202
Stockbridge, GA
 

Dr. Vincent Galan's specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. He practices in Stockbridge, GA, Fayetteville, GA, and Newnan, GA. In his practice, he is particularly interested in pain management. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Galan is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare PPO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1506 Rock Quarry Road
Stockbridge, GA
 

Dr. Ana Maria Platon's areas of specialization are anesthesiology and pain medicine; she sees patients in Stockbridge, GA. She has indicated that her clinical interests include pain management. Patient reviews placed Dr. Platon at an average of 2.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Platon is a graduate of the University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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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.