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We found 8 anesthesiologists who accept Humana Silver near Baton Rouge, LA.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
7777 Hennessy Boulevard; Suite 706
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. John Burdine is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Burdine is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
5408 Flanders Drive
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. John Braswell, who practices in Baton Rouge, LA, is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Braswell is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine, Other
9118 Bluebonnet Centre Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Alpesh Patel is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Patients gave Dr. Patel an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at M.P. Shah Medical College.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine, Other
9118 Bluebonnet Centre Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Sandra Weitz, who practices in Baton Rouge, LA, is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Weitz average 3.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Weitz is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
4580 Bluebonnet Boulevard; Suite B
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Barrett Johnston is an anesthesiologist and pain specialist in Baton Rouge, LA. Dr. Johnston is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
10101 Park Rowe Avenue; Suite 200
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Samir Patel practices anesthesiology and pain medicine in Baton Rouge, LA. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Patel is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
5408 Flanders Drive
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Sean Graham specializes in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Graham graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
9118 Bluebonnet Centre Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Kelly Boussert's areas of specialization are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Boussert takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.