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Dr. David Kinsman

Anesthesiology
Stevens Point, WI
21 years experience male

Locations

St. Michael's Hospital

Stevens Point, WI

Address

800 Illinois Ave., Stevens Point, WI
Directions

About

Bio

I enjoy all aspects of anesthesia practice including cardiac, neuro, vascular, pediatric, obstetric and general anesthesia areas. NBE testamur in advanced perioperative TEE.

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

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

26 Answers
13 Agrees
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Not recommended: Studies have shown that long term use of narcotics cause more harm than good in the treatment of chronic pain. See your doctor about taking steps to ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Maybe: The best way is to not take hydrocodone without a prescription. Then you do not have to worry about how long it takes to get our of your urine. You ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Depends: This depends on the sedative used. The aap has guidelines on what drugs are safe for breastfeeding moms.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Yes.: All surgeries have certain risks. Talk with your anesthesiology physician and together work out a plan that manages your risks and maximizes benefits... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Side effects: All medications have side effects, tolerances can build up, and less than expected results can occur, to name a few reasons. Also, roughly only 25% o... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
That depends: Urinary retention may occur after anesthesia, especially spinals and epidurals. Urinary incontinence is not a usually side effect of an anesthetic so... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Perhaps: If you require a surgical procedure to remove fluid from your lungs, or keep fluid from recurring, you should talk to your doctor about what they reco... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Possible, but...: While regional anesthesia is possible for abdominal surgeries, there are several obstacles to this plan. The biggest of which is that usually they wi... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Metabolism: General anesthesia vapors leave a person's blood stream mainly via the lungs--the same route by which they enter the circulation. By design, these va... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Depends...: This is really a question of your insurance system. Some require referrals, some do not. The easiest way to find out is to call the office of a pain... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Tricky: Back pain is very tricky to diagnose and treat. What you are describing is not uncommon. Have a discussion with your doctor about your options. Usu... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Usually not: Some patients who have tee have loud murmurs. Sometimes the patient can hear this murmur as the turbulent blood rushes up the neck. Discuss this wit... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
What kind?: Talk with your anesthesia provider. They can answer your questions. There are some IV pain medications you can receive.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Yes: In almost all cases, the pain relief is significant enough that the itching is well tolerated. It wears off as the medicines are metabolized/wear off... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Usually not: Depending on the frequency and dosing schedule, usually you would be taking toxic doses of acetaminophen. Talk with your doctor or pharmacist about c... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Side effects: You may be tired for various reasons. Pain relievers are a common culprit. Usually all anesthetic drugs that you would have received should be out o... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Hard to say...: There could be many causes. You need to see a doctor, give a history and physical exam, and discuss diagnosis and treatment options. Based on just t... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Pharmacist: Take the med to a pharmacist and ask. If you are unsure, dispose of the medication according to your local community's policies on disposal of medica... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Seek medical help.: You should go to the emergency room the a major medical center if these problems are still occurring.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Ask urologist: Your urologist may be able to treat your pain as he can best diagnosis it, usually. Ask him and see who he would refer you to, if not.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Yes: Be sure to make your anesthesia physician aware of your health problems and have a discussion about what anesthetic is best for you.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Depends on amount: Really, this depends on the amount, type, duration and physiology of the patient. In most people, effects wear off quite rapidly.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Perhaps: Napthalene is a known cancer-causing substance. Seek medical and psychiatric help if you are intentionally inhaling this.
A member asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
No: In short, epidurals are used because they result in minimal pain medication amounts that are the safest for the baby.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Of course: For most indicated uses of naloxone, it isn't safe not have it.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Pain relief: If you desire the relief of severe pain in labor, nothing is safer and more effective than a labor epidural for most patients. There are three basic ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kinsman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kinsman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks for the detailed explanation!
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Thanks for your quick reply! thank u.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Wisconsin, WI
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

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