Dr. Thomas Oliverson

Anesthesiology
Houston, TX
21 years experience

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Anesthesiology, Board Certified

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

29 Answers
39 Agrees
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Oliverson
21 years experience Anesthesiology
General anesthesia: For c-section is potentially dangerous for mom and baby and should only be used in an emergency or as a last resort. This is because changes in mom's ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Oliverson
21 years experience Anesthesiology
Hard to answer: Based on info. U gave. Pain medicine is usually prescribed for terminal cancer, but doesn't necessarily correlate well with remaining life expectancy ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Oliverson
21 years experience Anesthesiology
It would be uncommon: And very unfortunate for someone to need chronic pain management before the age of 25, but not unheard of. Chronic pain management is available to pa ... Read More
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Testimonials
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May 27, 2013
Very knowledgeable, explains things well and succinctly.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Oliverson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Oliverson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Exactly what I was looking for! Knew they are same but wondered why they go thru so much trouble for OxyContin when they can use oxycodone.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Baylor College of Medicine, TX
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

Washington University St Louis

Affiliations

American Society of Anesthesiologists
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