UPMC Anesthesiologists partner with UPMC doctors and surgeons to manage a patient’s vital functions before, during, and after surgery. Everything from breathing, heart rate and rhythm, blood pressure, body temperature, blood clotting, and fluid loss is consistently monitored.


Absent From Pain

Most of us think of anesthesiology as the medical specialty that “puts you to sleep,” but it’s really all about pain relief. Anesthesia makes possible some of modern medicine’s greatest miracles. Can you imagine undergoing surgery without it? “Anesthesiology uses medicine to eliminate your ability to feel pain or other… Read more »

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