We found 17 anesthesiologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze EPO near Largo, FL.

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Dr. Sondra Esther Shields, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
6640 78th Avenue N; Suite A
Pinellas Park, FL
 

Dr. Sondra Shields is a specialist in anesthesiology. She works in Pinellas Park, FL and Saint Petersburg, FL. Her areas of expertise include pain management. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shields accepts. After attending Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Dr. Shields completed her residency training at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Shields's hospital/clinic affiliations include Carillon Surgery Center and Physicians Surgery Center.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. William John Vermazen, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
300 Pinellas Street
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. William Vermazen is a specialist in anesthesiology. He works in Clearwater, FL. Before completing his residency at Shands HealthCare, Dr. Vermazen attended medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Vermazen accepts. He is professionally affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital, Mease Dunedin Hospital, and Morton Plant Hospital.

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Dr. Jan A Duvoisin, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
430 Morton Plant Street; Suite 210
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Jan Duvoisin's medical specialty is anesthesiology. His areas of clinical interest consist of trigger point injections, epidural steroid injection, and facet injection. Dr. Duvoisin's professional affiliations include Mease Countryside Hospital and Mease Dunedin Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and BlueSelect are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Duvoisin takes. Dr. Duvoisin trained at NYU Langone Medical Center for residency. He is conversant in French.

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Clinical interests: Pain, Facet Injection, Epidural Steroid Injection, Trigger Point Injections, Pain Management

Dr. Scott Arthur Mantell, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
300 Pinellas Street
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Scott Mantell is a medical specialist in anesthesiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mantell include trigger point injections, epidural steroid injection, and facet injection. He is professionally affiliated with BayCare Alliant Hospital and Morton Plant Hospital. Dr. Mantell graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Facet Injection, Epidural Steroid Injection, Trigger Point ... (Read more)

Dr. Demetrios Nicholas Kaiafas, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
430 Morton Plant Street
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Demetrios Kaiafas works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. His areas of expertise include the following: back pain, sciatica, and trigger point injections. Dr. Kaiafas has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Indiana University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. In addition to English, he speaks Greek. Dr. Kaiafas is affiliated with Morton Plant Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Auto Injuries, Compression Fractures, Facet Injection, Neck Problems, Sciatica, Shingles, Epidural ... (Read more)

Specializes in Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine
1258 West Bay Drive; Suite A
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Kirit Patel's area of specialization is anesthesiology. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Medical College Baroda.

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Dr. George Kozmos Korones, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
430 Morton Plant Street; Suite 210
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. George Korones is an anesthesiology specialist. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Korones attended Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Cleveland Clinic. He is affiliated with BayCare Alliant Hospital, Mease Countryside Hospital, and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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Dr. Ralf Warren Blackstone, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
430 Morton Plant Street; Suite 210
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Ralf Blackstone, who practices in Dunedin, FL and Clearwater, FL, is a medical specialist in anesthesiology. Dr. Blackstone is professionally affiliated with BayCare Alliant Hospital, Mease Countryside Hospital, and Mease Dunedin Hospital. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Loma Linda University Medical Center.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
6640 78th Avenue N; Pain Relief Centers Suite A
Pinellas Park, FL
 

Dr. Charles Friedman is an anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine specialist. He studied medicine at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Friedman's training includes a residency program at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. These areas are among his clinical interests: back pain, peripheral nerve block, and trigger point injections. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Friedman accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Bardmoor Surgery Center, Mease Countryside Hospital, and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Auto Injuries, Selective Nerve Root Block, Facet Injection, Peripheral Nerve Block, Epidural ... (Read more)

Dr. Jay Harlan Epstein, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Critical Care
430 Morton Plant Street; Suite 210
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Jay Epstein's medical specialty is anesthesiology and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. Epstein honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University for residency. Dr. Epstein is affiliated with BayCare Alliant Hospital and Morton Plant Hospital.

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Dr. Meghan Rose Ficarrotta Ficarrotta, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
430 Morton Plant Street; Suite 210
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Meghan Jordan is an anesthesiologist. Her professional affiliations include BayCare Alliant Hospital, Mease Countryside Hospital, and Mease Dunedin Hospital. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Jordan studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine. She trained at Shands HealthCare for residency.

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Dr. Carl A Tandatnick, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1301 2nd Avenue Sw
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Carl Tandatnick practices anesthesiology and pain medicine in Largo, FL. Before performing his residency at Westchester Medical Center, Dr. Tandatnick attended Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez (UACJ) for medical school. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Tandatnick is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Tandatnick is affiliated with Diagnostic Clinic.

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Dr. Bruce Donald Fagen, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
430 Morton Plant Street; Suite 210
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Bruce Fagen is a medical specialist in anesthesiology. He attended UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Fagen is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with BayCare Alliant Hospital, Mease Countryside Hospital, and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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Dr. Paul Richard Borrelli, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
300 Pinellas Street
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Paul Borrelli sees patients in Clearwater, FL. His medical specialty is anesthesiology. He is affiliated with Morton Plant Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Borrelli accepts. Dr. Borrelli graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Robert John Rosen, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Other
430 Morton Plant Street; Suite 210
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Robert Rosen's specialty is anesthesiology. His professional affiliations include Mease Countryside Hospital, Mease Dunedin Hospital, and Morton Plant Hospital. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rosen is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Rosen trained at a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
2250 Drew Street
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Nabil Gerges is an anesthesiologist and pain specialist. He is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Gerges is affiliated with Tampa Community Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more.

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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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