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Dr. Bogdan Popa

Anesthesiology
COSTA MESA, CA
26 years experience male

Locations

Coastal Anesthesia

COSTA MESA, CA

Address

2973 HARBOR BLVD #322, COSTA MESA, CA
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My office hours

Thursday: 7:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Blue Cross of California

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Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

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About

Bio

I finished medical school in 1995 at Georgetown and then completed a residency in Anesthesiology at Stanford University in 1999. I practiced the full spectrum of Anesthesia: OB, Orthopaedics, General, Trauma and also launched into office based Dental Anesthesia.

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Anesthesiology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

18 Answers
9 Agrees
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bogdan Popa
Anesthesiology 26 years experience
Yes: Alcohol causes extreme dehydration by inhibiting a hormone called ADH (vasopressin) released from your pituitary. You end up urinating a lot and in the processes depleting not just volume but other electrolytes and minerals. I would suggest hydration and taking a multi vitamin and/ or eating magnesium rich foods (avocados etc). Ibuprofen and other NSAIDs are also useful taken with food.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bogdan Popa
Anesthesiology 26 years experience
Yes: Absolutely. You can have an eating disorder and not be skinny. Eating disorders are psychological disorders involving control. If you think you can identify that in yourself in the way you approach food, then I would suggest seeing a psychologist or psychiatrist to talk about what you are thinking in relation to food.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bogdan Popa
Anesthesiology 26 years experience
Too vague to know: I would just watch it and see what it progresses to. At this point it's completely unclear what it could be, but any pain having it's origin in the abdominal cavity (peritoneum) tends to have a diffuse and non-localized character like you are describing. If you develop fever or if the pain is starting to get severe and localizes in one spot then I would go see a doctor immediately.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Popa is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Very timely info. I'll be ready with my questions. Anesthes. consult in a few days. Best to you!
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Thank u. Because my mom thought I only had arthritis pains
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Georgetown University School of Medicine, DC
Graduated 1995MD

Residency

STANFORD HOSPITAL

Affiliations

Anaheim Regional Medical Center
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