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Why do some patients have to see anesthesiologist for consult?
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Dr. Karen Sibert
Anesthesiology
8 doctors agree
In brief: Other health issues
Anesthesiologists are doctors who are trained to manage all your health problems while you have anesthesia and surgery.
Severe medical problems, such as heart or lung disease, mean that anesthesia may need to be managed differently. It's best to see the anesthesiologist in advance so that plenty of time is allowed for review of records, discussion of the plan, and answering your questions.

In brief: Other health issues
Anesthesiologists are doctors who are trained to manage all your health problems while you have anesthesia and surgery.
Severe medical problems, such as heart or lung disease, mean that anesthesia may need to be managed differently. It's best to see the anesthesiologist in advance so that plenty of time is allowed for review of records, discussion of the plan, and answering your questions.
Dr. Karen Sibert
Dr. Karen Sibert
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: More important
The anesthesiologist is the most important person during surgery.
It is important that you review your medical history and discuss an anesthetic plan in advance.

In brief: More important
The anesthesiologist is the most important person during surgery.
It is important that you review your medical history and discuss an anesthetic plan in advance.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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