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The following list of healthcare professionals are appropriate choices to administer your anesthesia in the following circumstances:





For procedures that are performed with a topical or local anesthetic in conjunction with oral sedation, your operating doctor may administer the anesthesia or prescribe the medications for you to apply or take prior to treatment. Also, some doctors will administer intravenous sedation.





This person is an MD with an accredited residency in anesthesiology. He or she is qualified to administer all types of anesthesia.






This person is a registered nurse with 24-36 months of graduate course work, including both classroom and clinical experience. There is extensive testing required for certification. In certain states, a CRNA may independently administer general anesthesia, other states require the direct supervision of a CRNA by a licensed and board certified medical doctor.


For more information about a CRNA - American Association of Nurse Anesthetist






This person supports the anesthesiologist and may administer anesthesia       

Only under the direct on site supervision of a board certified anesthesiologist.






American Society of Anesthesiologist - American Society of Anesthesiologist

Since its founding in 1905, the Society's achievements have made it an important voice in American Medicine and the foremost advocate for all patients who require anesthesia or relief from pain.


Anesthesia Patient Safety - Anesthesia Patient Safety



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