Anesthesiologists

Job Description

Anesthesiologists are physicians who deliver pain-relieving medications during surgical procedures and monitor patients’ vital signs. In addition to working with patients in the operating room, anesthesiologists also provide pain relief services to people who suffer from chronic pain, during labor and delivery, and to patients in the intensive care unit. They work closely with surgeons and other physicians to formulate a treatment plan before, during and after a surgical procedure.

Academic Requirements

A Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree is required for anesthesiologists, in addition to obtaining state licensure.

anesthesiologist

$100
Thousand
or Higher
Average
Salary
High
Patient
Interaction
7.05%
Job
Growth
 
High
Blood
Interaction
Doctoral or professional degree
Education
Required

Schools

A.T. Still University of Health Sciences

800 West Jefferson St.
Kirksville, 63501

Cleveland Chiropractic College

6401 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, 64131
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