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Dr. Kenneth Joel

Anesthesiology
Roswell, GA
38 years experience male

Locations

Office

Roswell, GA

Address

Roswell GA 30076
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Anesthesiology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

16 Answers
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
Anesthesiology 38 years experience
Low risk: Tramadol and hydrocodone are class iii narcotics that are moderate potency. They are safe to take together if effective pain control is not reached w... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
Anesthesiology 38 years experience
Three to four days: Hydrocodone depends on metabolism by the liver to be broken down to hydromorphone. The cyp 450 pathway in the liver is the enzymatic pathway followed... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
Anesthesiology 38 years experience
No age range: Pain pumps are an intervention used to treat chronic intractable pain. The use of this treatment is not associated with an age range but reserved for ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
Anesthesiology 38 years experience
Yes: Meperidine, or demerol, (meperidine hydrochloride) is a very addictive opiate. The opiate also forms a significant physiologic dependence in patients... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
Anesthesiology 38 years experience
Potency of two drugs: Promethazine and hydrocodone are two different classes of drugs. Promethazine or Phenergan (promethazine) is a neuroleptic used primarily for nausea... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
Anesthesiology 38 years experience
Oxycodone dose: The dose of opioid given depends on the type of pain being treated, whether acute or chronic, the age, size and tolerance of the patient as well as wh... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
Anesthesiology 38 years experience
Propofol safety: Propofol is generally a safe medication when used appropriately. If a patient is given too much, given the medication too rapidly, or if the patient i... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
Anesthesiology 38 years experience
Minimal risk: Generally, it is thought that anesthesia carries minimal risk to a developing fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy. Exposure to the newer anesth... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
Anesthesiology 38 years experience
It is safe: It is safe to have sex while taking large amounts of hydrocodone although narcotics have been shown to cause decreased libido and erectile dysfunction... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
Anesthesiology 38 years experience
Lumbar puncture: The spinal cord has three layers, the dura, arachnoid and the pia. The cerebrospinal fluid is sub arachnoid. A "lumbar puncture" is placing a spina... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
Anesthesiology 38 years experience
Blood patch: Sometimes an epidural blood patch can cause meningeal irritation which results in low back or neck pain which will resolve with time. If the pain inc... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
Anesthesiology 38 years experience
Yes: Opiods have a slowing effect on gastomotility commonly causing side effects like constipation and nausea. Abrupt withdrawal of opioids from the system... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
Anesthesiology 38 years experience
Pain relief: Oxycodone is usually prescribed every four to six hours for pain treatment. Factors that come into play when determining dose are are tolerance as we... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
Anesthesiology 38 years experience
Critical Care Doctor: An anesthesiologist's main job is to ensure the safety of a patient during surgical procedures while keeping them comfortable. Anesthesia involves a... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
Anesthesiology 38 years experience
Side effect : Hydrocodone is an intermediate opiate analgesic which is metabolized to hydromorphone, the active metabolite. One of the side effects of opiate analg... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
Anesthesiology 38 years experience
Duragesic Allergy: An allergy is caused by your immune system and can be of varying degrees. An allergy to Fentanyl, the narcotic in Duragesic, can cause itching and or ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Joel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Joel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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people often you don't recognize that some patience are fast metabolizers. Pardon in any spelling errors as I'm speaking this and the phone.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, GA
Graduated 1984MD

Awards

Top Anesthesiologist, Second Place, Georgia - Summer
2013

Affiliations

Broadlane
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