The department of Anesthesiology is staffed by board-certified anesthesiologists and certified registered nurse anesthetists. Their combined capabilities provide expertise for all types of surgical anesthesia including general, local and epidural, as well as pain management.
Anesthesiology evaluates patients with chronic pain at the Lowery A. Woodall Outpatient Surgery Center. Syndromes and diseases that are typically treated include:
• Herpetic neuralgia
• Complex regional pain syndrome (RSD)
• Back pain