Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Anesthesiology and Pain Management
The Department of Anesthesiology at Montefiore Medical Center provides advanced and comprehensive pain management care to help patients with acute or chronic pain.
According to the American Pain Foundation, chronic pain affects 42 to 50 million Americans. Causes can include injury, surgery, conditions such as back pain and shingles, as well as headaches fibromyalgia and neuropathy. More than 30,000 anesthetic procedures are performed each year in Montefiore operating rooms, delivery suites and other locations throughout the medical center.
The Department of Anesthesiology provides service in these areas:
- General anesthesia
- Cardiothoracic anesthesia
- Pediatric anesthesia
- Perioperative anesthesia
- Obstetrical anesthesia
- Critical care
- Pain medicine
- Regional anesthesia
- Transplant Anesthesia