Anesthesiologists are physicians trained to administer and manage anesthesia during a surgical procedure. They are responsible for managing and treating changes in your breathing, heart rate, and blood pressure during surgery. Anesthesiologists also diagnose and treat any medical problems that might arise during and immediately after surgery.
Every surgical experience is different, but here are some general guidelines on what to expect:
Have further questions about anesthesia and your surgery? Read here to learn more about how your anesthesiologist serves an important role in keeping your mind and body at ease.