Dr. Knox works as an anesthesiologist at the hospital

Anesthesiology is a surgical specialty that deals with the administration and management of anesthesia during a surgical operation. It also encompasses the full scope of perioperative medicine, including pre-operative medical evaluation, management of pre-existing disease in the surgical patient, intraoperative life support, intraoperative pain control, post-operative recovery, intensive care medicine, and chronic and acute pain management.

Notable AnesthesiologistsEdit

Notes and TriviaEdit

  • While anesthesiologists are not surgeons, their specialty is considered as a surgical specialty and operates in the surgical departments of hospitals. This is also proven by the fact that attending anesthesiologists wear the navy blue scrubs, like attending surgeons do.