Your Safety and Comfort
Anesthesia and pain control are often among the top concerns
for patients undergoing surgery, diagnostic procedures such as endoscopy, as
well as during childbirth.
At University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
(UMCPP) our anesthesia services are provided by a group of board certified
anesthesiologists, including physicians with specialized fellowship training in
areas including obstetric, pediatric, cardiothoracic and regional anesthesia as well as pain management.
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, our anesthesia
specialists use advanced techniques to provide safe and effective sedation and
During the Pre-Admission process, a member of the anesthesia
care team will go over your medical history and talk about your options for
anesthesia. While many major operations are performed under general anesthesia,
more regional anesthesia options are available depending on the procedure and a
patient's overall health.
Our anesthesia care team is dedicated to providing patients
with an exceptional experience before, during and after surgery - also known as
surgery, your anesthesiologist will review your medical history, discuss the
plan for anesthesia and answer questions you might have. He or she may
also initiate regional nerve blocks and catheters to aid with pain control
surgery, the anesthesia care team uses advanced monitoring equipment to ensure a
high level of safety and comfort for a successful procedure. Because of their
training, our physicians have experience with complex cases, including
difficult airways and patients with multiple medication allergies.
surgery, you will receive a state-of-the-art, "multi-modal" approach
to pain control with different oral and intravenous medications. A member of
the anesthesia care team and the nurse taking care of you will check frequently
during your stay to ensure that you are comfortable.
In addition to general surgery, our anesthesiologists offer
specialized services in areas including:
Please use the links to the left to learn more about our
anesthesia services. Call 1.888.PHCS4YOU (742.7496) to find an anesthesiologist