We found 6 anesthesiologists who accept Humana Silver near Baton Rouge, LA.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine, Other
average rating 3.57 stars (19 ratings)
9118 Bluebonnet Centre Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Sandra Weitz works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. Dr. Weitz's average rating from her patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
10101 Park Rowe Avenue; Suite 200
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Samir Patel, who practices in Baton Rouge, LA, is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Dr. Patel honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
average rating 5 stars (1 rating)
4580 Bluebonnet Boulevard; Suite B
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Barrett Johnston's areas of specialization are anesthesiology and pain medicine; he sees patients in Baton Rouge, LA. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine, Other
average rating 4.7 stars (5 ratings)
9118 Bluebonnet Centre Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Alpesh Patel's areas of specialization are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Patel honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at M.P. Shah Medical College.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
9118 Bluebonnet Centre Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Kelly Boussert's medical specialty is anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
average rating 2.87 stars (2 ratings)
5408 Flanders Drive
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Sean Graham works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist in Baton Rouge, LA. Dr. Graham is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, 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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