We found 5 anesthesiologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver PPO near Seguin, TX.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
1215 E Court Street
Seguin, TX
 

Dr. Michael Wenzel is a physician who specializes in anesthesiology. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
1215 E Court Street
Seguin, TX
 

Dr. Daniel Pina's area of specialization is anesthesiology. He takes United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. Dr. Pina studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
1215 E Court Street
Seguin, TX
 

Dr. Ronald Mayhorn specializes in anesthesiology. Dr. Mayhorn studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1215 E Court Street
Seguin, TX
 

Dr. Dolores Major sees patients in Seguin, TX. Her medical specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. She attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. She honors United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
205 N King Street
Seguin, TX
 

Dr. Stewart Zweikoft's specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zweikoft takes.

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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.