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Samuel Fox

Anesthesiologist

Dr. Samuel Fox is an anesthesiologist practicing in Woodbury, NY. Dr. Fox ensures the safety of patients who are about to undergo surgery. Anestesiologists specialize in general anesthesia, which will (put the patient to sleep), sedation, which will calm the patient or make him or her unaware of the situation, and regional anesthesia, which just numbs a specific part of the body. As an anesthesiologist, Dr. Fox also might help manage pain after an operation.
34 years Experience
Samuel Fox
  • Woodbury, NY
  • Universidad AutÛnoma de Guadalajara Facultad de Medicina
  • Accepting new patients

My son has a small throat polyp. Will he have to under general anesthesia for the surgery?

Yes, he will need general anesthesia as the polyp may rest on or near the vocal cords. The cords need to be both isolated and somewhat motionless to enable the surgeon proper access. READ MORE
Yes, he will need general anesthesia as the polyp may rest on or near the vocal cords. The cords need to be both isolated and somewhat motionless to enable the surgeon proper access. No worries though, general anesthesia is now very safe, and best wishes to your son!