Dr. Gary Roach

Anesthesiology
San Francisco, CA
42 years experience male

Locations

The Permanente Medical Group

Address

3701 J St., Suite 109
Directions

About

Specialties
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Anesthesiology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

157 Answers
68 Agrees
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Roach
42 years experience Anesthesiology
It varies: It will depend on the practitioner and your level of anxiety. Typically, an anxiolytic such as midazolam will be used, perhaps in combination with a ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Roach
42 years experience Anesthesiology
It doesn't: Anesthesia does not cause hyperglycemia. Hyperglycemia can be caused by stress, and surgery can cause stress.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Roach
42 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends on drugs: It depends on the drugs given during the anesthetic. Typically for most procedures, the grogginess wears off within a few hours. Pain medications or ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Roach is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Roach is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This saved my life. Thank You! Thanks doctor it help me out so much
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you Doctor.
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Surgery is tomorrow. Atelectasis is chronic.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX
Graduated 1979MD

Residency

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Completed 1982

Affiliations

Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
American Heart Association
American Society of Anesthesiologists
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