We found 7 anesthesiologists who accept Anthem Blue Cross PPO near Seattle, WA.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
4800 Sand Point Way Ne; Mb.11.500.3 - Anesthesia Administration
Seattle, WA
 

Dr. Lance Patak works as an anesthesiologist and pain specialist. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Patak speaks Spanish. Dr. Patak is professionally affiliated with the University of Washington (UW) Medicine and Seattle Children's.

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Dr. Scott Anthony Carra, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
1660 S. Columbian Way; Va Puget Sound Health Care System - Seattle Division
Seattle, WA
 

Dr. Scott Carra is an anesthesiologist. His education and training includes medical school at Emory University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He takes Blue Shield, Health Net, and Anthem, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Carra is affiliated with Adventist Health System, Oregon Anesthesiology Group (OAG), and Adventist Hospital.

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Dr. James Gordon Hecker, MD, PhD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
908 Jefferson Street; Box 359724
Seattle, WA
 

Dr. James Hecker is an anesthesiology specialist. Dr. Hecker takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. He is conversant in German. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Washington (UW) Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
1229 Madison Street; Suite 1440
Seattle, WA
 

Dr. Sameer Menda works as an anesthesiologist in Seattle, WA. He attended medical school at Rush Medical College. He is in-network for Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
1660 S. Columbian Way; Va Puget Sound Health Care System - Seattle Division
Seattle, WA
 

Dr. Lisa Judge specializes in anesthesiology. She is in-network for Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. Dr. Judge studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. She is professionally affiliated with VA Puget Sound Health Care System.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
1959 Ne Pacific Street; C212, Box 356340
Seattle, WA
 

Dr. Sonali Joshi is a specialist in anesthesiology. She works in Seattle, WA. She is a graduate of Seth G.S. Medical College. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
1959 Ne Pacific Street; C212, Box 356340
Seattle, WA
 

Dr. Roland Tam, who practices in Seattle, WA, is a medical specialist in anesthesiology. Dr. Tam graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, 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.
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