Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Patient Care

Anesthetic care is delivered in four affiliated hospitals/clinics: Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Palo Alto Veteran's Administration Hospital, and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. The scope of practice includes anesthetic care in preoperative evaluation, operatings rooms, obstetrical wards, intensive care units, recovery rooms, catheterization laboratories, MRI/CT scanners, radiation therapy suites and pain clinics, and the delivery of pain management on the wards for postsurgical patients, and in clinics for chronic pain conditions. Specialize types of care, e.g. medical acupuncture is also available.

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