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We found 14 anesthesiologists who accept Medicare near Alexandria, LA.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, Other
3311 Prescott Road; Suite 415
Alexandria, LA
 

Dr. Stephen Katz's medical specialty is anesthesiology and pain medicine. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Katz is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
211 4th Street
Alexandria, LA
 

Dr. William Gentry is a physician who specializes in anesthesiology. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Gentry graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
1444 Peterman Drive
Alexandria, LA
 

Dr. Harold Bayonne's medical specialty is anesthesiology. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
233 Pecan Park Avenue; Suite B
Alexandria, LA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Rapp practices anesthesiology and pain medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Rapp a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
1444 Peterman Drive
Alexandria, LA
 

Dr. Francis Robichaux is an anesthesiology specialist. Dr. Robichaux honors Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
1444 Peterman Drive
Alexandria, LA
 

Dr. Mark Lemaire is a physician who specializes in anesthesiology. He accepts Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
1444 Peterman Drive
Alexandria, LA
 

Dr. Joseph Patton specializes in anesthesiology and practices in Alexandria, LA. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Patton accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
211 4th Street
Alexandria, LA
 

Dr. William Ellis is an anesthesiologist in Alexandria, LA. Dr. Ellis honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
1444 Peterman Drive
Alexandria, LA
 

Dr. Taten Peterman sees patients in Alexandria, LA. His medical specialty is anesthesiology. Dr. Peterman attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Peterman takes.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
651 N Bolton Avenue
Alexandria, LA
 

Dr. Leo Futrell is a specialist in anesthesiology. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
1444 Peterman Drive
Alexandria, LA
 

Dr. Darrin Letsinger's area of specialization is anesthesiology. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Letsinger takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
1444 Peterman Drive
Alexandria, LA
 

Dr. Oscar Rodriguez is an anesthesiology specialist. Dr. Rodriguez graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine. He honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
211 4th Street
Alexandria, LA
 

Dr. Russell Courtney's area of specialization is anesthesiology. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
506 Idlewood Drive
Alexandria, LA
 

Dr. William Chen specializes in anesthesiology and practices in Alexandria, LA. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Chen is a graduate of the University of Toledo College of 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.