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We found 4 anesthesiologists who accept Humana Silver near Slidell, LA.

Dr. John F Vu, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
100 Medical Center Drive
Slidell, LA
 

Dr. John Vu practices anesthesiology and pain medicine. He has received a 2.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Vu is affiliated with Ochsner. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Vu honors. Before completing his residency at Ochsner Medical Center, Dr. Vu attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
1570 Lindberg Drive; Suite 6
Slidell, LA
 

Dr. Michael Francis is a medical specialist in anesthesiology. Dr. Francis has a special interest in pain management. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Ochsner and Fairway Medical Surgical Hospital. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Patient reviews placed Dr. Francis at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Francis accepts.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
901 Gause Boulevard
Slidell, LA
 

Dr. Antonio Waring is a physician who specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Dr. Waring is professionally affiliated with Ochsner. He studied medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Waring accepts.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
985 Robert Boulevard; Suite 103
Slidell, LA
 

Dr. Thomas Myers is a specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He has indicated that his clinical interests include pain management. He is affiliated with Fairway Medical Surgical Hospital. Dr. Myers accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.