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Is it better to have crna or anesthesiologist do your epidural?

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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
4 doctors agree

In brief: Either

A crna works under the supervision of an anesthesiologist

In brief: Either

A crna works under the supervision of an anesthesiologist
Dr. Michael DePietro
Dr. Michael DePietro
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Dr. Matt Malkin
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Tough question

In most states, crna practices under direction of anesthesiologist, though in some they are on their own.
Realistically, it usually comes down to who is available when you need it. An experienced provider of either kind can do a good job.

In brief: Tough question

In most states, crna practices under direction of anesthesiologist, though in some they are on their own.
Realistically, it usually comes down to who is available when you need it. An experienced provider of either kind can do a good job.
Dr. Matt Malkin
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