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Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas

Anesthesiology
San Francisco, CA
30 years experience male

Locations

Office

San Francisco , CA

Address

3700 California st, San Francisco , CA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Blue cross blue shield

Medicaid

United healthcare

Office

San Francisco, CA

About

Bio

Anesthesiologists get to go to work, put on a mask, and help people every day. My practice is comprehensive, including everything from obstetrical anesthesia to liver transplant anesthesia to regional anesthesia and nerve blocks. I am also involved in the business and financial management and administration of my practice.

Specialties
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Anesthesiology

Business and Administration

Obstetric anesthesia

Regional anesthesia

Transplant anesthesia

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

683 Answers
593 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
It relaxes : You and provides some analgesia.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
No: Under general anesthesia, with few exceptions, there should be no awareness. If you receive a regional technique with sedation or a twilight anesteti... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
You will: Feel sleepy and relaxed. Hopefully not too dizzy or nauseated. Sedation is used to make the procedure less unpleasant.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Most anesthetics : Effect the fetus similarly to the way they effect the mom. If given prior to delivery, the newborn may be sleepy and require support. Some medicatio... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Enemas: Laxatives, stool softener, fluids. If necessary, go to dr or er for disimpaction.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Umbilical hernias : Can present this way. Get examined by a doctor to see what is going on.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
He should be : Examined by a doctor and have some blood work done. His symptoms are non-specific, but could be related to something serious.
A male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
I have seen : Mixed results with tissue infiltration vis a vis duration. I am awaiting the results from the nerve block trials.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Change your : Diet and ask your doctor about sucralafate. That might help. Also, avoid nsaids.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
An upper respiratory: Infection can cause inflammation in the respiratory system and bronchospasm. That can lead to a productive cough, difficulties breathing, and pneumoni... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
If your respiratory : Status has worsened, you should immediately contact your doctor. It is possible your clinical status has deteriorated.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Speak with your OB. : It is unlikely that the epidural is causing you bladder issues today. You may have sustained an injury to it during labor and delivery.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
For most : Non-emergent c sections, regional anesthesia has a significantly lower risk profile for mom and baby as compared to general. The type of heart disease... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
It can help : Reduce the incidence and pain associated with muscle spasms.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
If he isn't choking: And it is in his stomach, it will be digested. If he has any difficultly breathing or swallowing, go to the er.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Rest: Rest and anti-inflammatories will fix most back pain.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Nausea: Nausea does not indicate allergy, it may be the side effect of a drug.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
You have two issues: To e concerned about. First, you have to figure out the source of he bleeding. Second, you probably are anemic, maybe even severely. You should check... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Speak with: A GI and/or pain specialist. Non-narcotic medications, including steroids, may be better options for you. Also, discuss the pain source and see what o... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
In: In active labor, eating and drinking can precipitate nausea and vomiting.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Liver failure : Kidney failure, GI ulcers and bleeding. You are taking way too much medication. Please stop all medications and see your doctor right away. This is a ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Not normal: Were you in a fight? You should be examined for eye trauma and corneal abrasions. If you can't associate the pain with an injury, it will be importa... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Lots of things : Muscolulo-skeletal pain, pinched nerve, pulmonary problem, soft tissue changes. Go to your doctor for a history and physical.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
NSAIDs: Can worsen gastritis and lead to ulcers and perforation. Avoid them.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Dark, tarry : Stool can be caused by disgusted blood. You should be evaluated by your doctor if that is a concern.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
You should: Go to the er right away. If it is an abscess, it will need to drain and you will need antibiotics. Expeditious treatment is important to prevent furth... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
That should be : Okay, buttery to remember to wash your hand immediately after applying the cream in the future.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
An upper respiratory: Infection should be cleared up prior to elective and semi-elective surgery. Having a URI during anesthesia can lead to intra-op complications like br... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
It may be. : Check your blood sugar. If it is low, drink some fruit juice. Discuss your medication regimen with your doctor.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
If you get : Frostbite, you can do permanent damage to your nerves.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
You will need : To hydrate and make sure you have adequate sugar control. Things can spiral downward pretty quickly when you have diabetes with a superimposed infecti... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
If you have : A seizure disorder, it should be thoroughly evaluated by a neurologist and you probably should consider anti-seizure medication. If that is insufficie... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Find a : Free clinic or negotiate a self pay rate with a doctor's office and hospital.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
You've taken a lot: Of medications have additive effects. You should GI to the er for evaluation and observation. If you really need medication and aren't just using th... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
IM rod removal : Requires either a general or regional anesthesia. Sedation won't be enough.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Not clear : Where the hernia repair was on the abdomen vis a vis your pain. I recommend calling your surgeon. If you have severe pain, bowel obstruction, or fev... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
It depends on the: Choice of local anesthetic. Some can be metabolized quickly, others take longer. Also, will you be using your epidural for post op pain control? That... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Rest : And pain and nausea management for a day or two.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
No: Muproprocin is an antibiotic and will be ineffective for treating a yeast infection.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
No: If you have an abnormal stress test, an angiogram is the right test to follow. Surprising findings at 31. Good luck.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
If you have : Autonomic dysfunction, i would recommend and sedation be given to you by an anesthesiologist dedicated to your care rather than a nurse supervised by... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
It can mean many : Things, but the most concerning possibility would be an acute cardiac problem. See your doctor right away for an evaluation.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Sedation: Nausea, constipation.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
It could be. : Call your doctor and get your blood pressure checked. He may want to make a change to your medication.
A male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
It is a : Benzodiazepine. An anxiolytic. It is not my first choice for operative anxiolytics because it lasts a long time and can delay recovery.

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Nov 3, 2012
Very informative answers. Always quick to respond to patients. Definitely a great doctor!
Nov 8, 2012
Very knowledgable doctor. Great answers and a great doctor to follow!
Nov 4, 2012
Very informative and knowledgeable. Excellent answers.
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thank you I understand what you're saying although I suffer from Myasthenia Gravis, I always want to blame that! maybe I'making my MG worse
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! Maxillo-facial surgron suggested for operation whih will take one month hospitalisation and around .35 million rupees expenditure. Guide plz
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks my pains are in my left hand side at the side of my breast and they come and go but they are sharp pains

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York University School of Medicine
Graduated 1992MD

Medical/Graduate school

New York University School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

MOUNT SINAI MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, San Francisco, CA - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Third Place, San Francisco, CA - Winter
2013
Top Anesthesiologist, Second Place, California - Winter
2013

Affiliations

California pacific medical center
NCAP
California Pacific Medical Center
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