Dr. Kevin McElroy

Anesthesiology
Los Angeles, CA
11 years experience male

Locations

Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

Address

8700 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Directions

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Specialties
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Anesthesiology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

17 Answers
5 Agrees
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin McElroy
11 years experience Anesthesiology
There should be none: There are risks to undergoing anesthesia up to and including death. However, general anesthesia, when provided in a careful manner by a trained anesth ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin McElroy
11 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends on the dose: The combination of the two drugs can be dangerous. Xanax (alprazolam) is a sedative, and oxycodone can cause respiratory depression, meaning you could ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin McElroy
11 years experience Anesthesiology
"opium-like" : It is a substance which has "positive" activity on the opioid receptor. Examples would be morphine, codeine, heroin, and fentanyl. The opposite would ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. McElroy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. McElroy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UC san diego School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 2010MD
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