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We found 6 anesthesiologists who accept United Healthcare near Pearland, TX.

Dr. Matthew David James, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
3735 Paigewood Drive
Pearland, TX
 

Dr. Matthew James' specialty is anesthesiology. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital. After attending Georgetown University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, and United Healthcare Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. James honors.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
11920 Astoria Boulevard; Suite 130
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jeffery Lee practices anesthesiology and pain medicine. Dr. Lee's education and training includes medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He speaks Mandarin. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
1819 E Broadway Street; Suite 101
Pearland, TX
 

Dr. William Rush's area of specialization is anesthesiology. He is a graduate of the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, Cigna Connect, Cigna Gold, and more.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
2507 Lake Pointe Court
Pearland, TX
 

Dr. Jose Medrano's specialty is anesthesiology. Dr. Medrano attended medical school at the University of Zaragoza Faculty of Medicine. He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
11800 Astoria Boulevard
Houston, TX
 

Dr. John Longwell specializes in anesthesiology and practices in Houston, TX. Dr. Longwell is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
3722 Abbeywood Drive
Pearland, TX
 

Dr. Brittney Lapuerta's specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. She practices in Pearland, TX. Dr. Lapuerta graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as 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.