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We found 6 anesthesiologists who accept Medicare near Bluefield, WV.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
500 Cherry Street
Bluefield, WV
 

Dr. Vimal Choudhari's specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. He honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Choudhari attended Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University for residency. Dr. Choudhari (or staff) speaks Hindi.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
324 North Street
Bluefield, WV
 

Dr. Kathleen Hahn is a physician who specializes in anesthesiology. She accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. She obtained her medical school training at Medical College of Wisconsin and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Hahn is affiliated with Carilion Clinic.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Other
324 North Street; Suite 2
Bluefield, WV
 

Dr. John Onglatco works as an anesthesiologist. Dr. Onglatco graduated from West Visayas State University College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and Nassau University Medical Center. He takes Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He is conversant in Filipino.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, General Dentistry
517 Tazewell Avenue
Bluefield, VA
 

Dr. David Kovach specializes in anesthesiology and general dentistry. Dr. Kovach is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia, Dr. Kovach attended the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chief Resident in Anesthesiology Dept. of Anesthesiology, Univ. of Virginia Health System.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
500 Cherry Street
Bluefield, WV
 

Dr. John Tallman is a specialist in anesthesiology. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Tallman is a graduate of Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
500 Cherry Street
Bluefield, WV
 

Dr. Jennifer Doyle is a physician who specializes in anesthesiology. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. She is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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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.