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Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa

Anesthesiology
Pensacola
27 years experience male

Locations

AMS

Pensacola

Address

28 N Palafox St, Pensacola
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Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

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Chief Medical Officer Anesthesia Management Solutions

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Anesthesiology

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345 Answers
337 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
I'm glad they closed.: Heavy doses of narcotics are not the right treatment plan for anyone with significant back pain. Multi-specialty treatment plans coordinated by a repu... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Ambulance driver: Is a vey old term these days. An ambulance crew is made up of emts and paramedics. Paramedics do carry and use pain medicines and for than reason are ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Well: The primary effects are sedation , nausea, constipation, decreased respiratory drive and urinary retention. Oh and pain relief.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Very: Safe and low risk procedure. The risk is not having one and risking an undetected cancer. Most facilities use Propofol now for sedation and you wake u... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
The: Complete lack of breathing as apposed to respiratory failure or insufficiency which is inadequate respiratory effort to support life for any length of... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Agree: With the responses. Current recommendations suggest that these should be placed now with the aid of ultrasound to reduce the risks of bleeding and lun... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Not really: But myoclonus is relatively common. The mild muscle jerks could be mistaken as seizure activity.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Hydration: Drink lots of fluid if possible. Take a stool softener. Without knowing why, i would not suggest something like mirilax.
A female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Maybe: The echo can only tell you that your heart function looks normal. It cannot however tell you if you have diseased coronary vessels unless your echo wa... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Yes: For all the reasons you already mentioned. Monitoring of your protime is much easier now too with the newer recommendations published in chest last ye... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Another thought: Many lactation consultants are now instructing patients that there is no need to pump and dump from one exposure to general anesthesia. The amount tha... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Rash,: Rash, hives and breathing issues are true allergy. Most other reactions are sensitivities.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Unpredictable : They all have different half lives in the body and are excreted at different rates. High tech testing can detect it in your hair for a long time.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Follow instructions: You must have relieved preop instructions. Please follow them to the letter. These instructions come from years or experience. They are designed to pr... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Possible: The old ester based local anesthetics like novocain (procaine) did cause allergy in some patients. The newer amide agents not so much. This would inc... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Depends: Is there something about your chemotherapy that is painful or are you having severe anxiety? If so talk this over with your oncologist. They should be... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Doubtful: But if it is persistent you need to call your doctor to see why it's happening. Bleeding down the throat causing nausea is a possibility.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Not Related: It is not that uncommon for an epidural to function better on on side over the other. This is due to many factors but include gravity of local anesthe... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Old school : This is an old answer to an old problem. Current training is to role the patient to thier side and keep their airway open and keep it clear of obstruc... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Not complete: But the primary causes seem to be genetic malformations and coronary spasm.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Depends: I would need to know what your surgery was, what type of anesthesia you had and which fingers are effected.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Choice: Depending on your medical history there are many safe and effective techniques. Local injection with mild sedation, spinal anesthesia and general anes... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Many: People experience numbness over the shoulder region as well. It gets confused with neck pain many times which is why you need a good examination by an... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Aim high: If you already have not invested time in a nursing career and are starting from scratch, i always recommend going to medical school and becomeing an a... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Peri-operative MD: Today anesthesiologist do much work outside of the operating room environment. We refer to out profession as a peri-operative physician because we can... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Measure : Allows measurement of various heart structures.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Heart damage: It refers to an elevation in the wave form of an ekg. The leads (areas of the heart we are looking at on the ekg) that is elevated helps us determine ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Better picture: Tee is a more comprehensive look at the heart compared to the trans thoracic view. It is done inside the esophagus and allows better images to be obta... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Improved quality : Lung volume reduction surgery (lvrs) is a procedure which removes approximately 20-35% of the poorly functioning, space occupying lung tissue from eac... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Typically: These days a laparoscopic approach is done. That said sometimes there are circumstances that require the surgeon to open an incision to complete the ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
And: Many patients get immediate relief during the injection. We think this might be by compressing the dural sac. It merely a matter of pressure gradients... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
GPS: Enhanced 911 and gps technology has made it possible to get to most any emergency these days.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
If you have help: Have a second person merely place their hands on both sides of the victims head from the head end to stabilize the head and neck until help arrives. D... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Very complicated: There are so many variables as to the extent of the disease and location. You need to spend some time with your oncologist to discuss these questions.... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Most common: Diarrhea ;skin rash, bruising, severe tingling, numbness, pain, muscle weakness; hives, difficulty breathing. If you have a history of allerg... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Yes: Not only that, but paramedics often have the same equipment used in emergency rooms and operating rooms such as videoscopic intubating equipment and t... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
First: Propofol is a controlled substance that cannot even be prescribed. It must be obtained from an inpatient pharmacy directly to the department using it.... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Minimal: Aside from the rare and minor risks of the procedure itself. There is no disadvantage to improved pain control during labor.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Normal: Normal if no pain.
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Most likely: But it could take as long as 6 months to a year. Be patient, it should resolve.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
PT: You need to have your doctor prescribe a physical therapy evaluation to help you develop a program that will conform to your surgical healing as well.... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Maybe: If no signs of infection and growing slowly a lipoma is common and benign. A cyst is also possible. Get it checked out the next time you see your doct... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
YES: Yes, yes, yes, yes!
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Typically: It is not uncommon to immediately wake up after a general anesthetic and need to be reminded a few times of your orientation by the recovery room nurs... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Well...: If it's nonoxynol-9, unless you ingested several ounces of it, you have absolutely nothing to worry about. If it was a lot call the poison control cen... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Prewarm skin : With warm packs to dilate vessels. Ask for Lidocaine to numb the area with a tiny needle before the IV is placed. Place topical local anesthetic (emla... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Read: Scleroderma is a connective tissue disease that involves changes in the skin, blood vessels, muscles, and internal organs. It is a type of autoimmune ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
When you opened the : Box? Call the pharmacy. If they disappeared from your home or apartment notify the police as these are very dangerous in the wrong hands. Kids are ove... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Talk: To your doctor. The causes are many and require a discussion about other symptoms, health problems and maybe a few lab tests. We are finding a lot out... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
Avoidance measures: Keep covered up with clothing. Use mosquito repellant and sleep under netting. If possible avoid travel during times of high mosquito activity. Treat... Read More

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May 10, 2013
I recommend Dr Gujer. He has exceptional expertise in Anesthesiology as well as a great deal of knowledge about medicine in general. I especially like his tips. He is providing a very beneficial publi...Read More
Dr. Ted King
Feb 25, 2013
Dr. Gujer is an anesthesiologist that I am happy to recommend.
Mar 20, 2013
Excellent answers on a wide variety of medical topics.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Lung cancer pt has sleep-robbing cough bouts. Standard drugs marginally effective, do not last. Hydrocodone worked 4 nites, 1/4-1/2 a powdered 5/325 tablet in Ensure. ...Read More
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! xrays look great Im happy to say..just everything recovering slowly it seems & you seem to agree with that..goingback to liquids for now
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Very helpful was a bit scared working on the exercise but i always had a low bloodpressure. So I thought it was strange. Thank you

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Minnesota Medical School, MN
Graduated 1995MD

Residency

STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Minnesota - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Third Place, Minneapolis, MN - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Third Place, Minnesota - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American society of anesthesiologists
Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologists

Publications

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