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Dr. Toni R. Patterson, D.O.

Anesthesiologist

Dr. Toni Patterson is an anesthesiologist practicing in Kirksville, MO. Dr. Patterson 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. Patterson also might help manage pain after an operation.
Dr. Toni R. Patterson, D.O.
  • Kirksville, MO
  • Accepting new patients

What is procedural anesthesia?

Procedural anesthesia is for procedures which can be painful or create anxiety, but do not require deep anesthesia. Examples of those procedures would include pain management injections, READ MORE
Procedural anesthesia is for procedures which can be painful or create anxiety, but do not require deep anesthesia. Examples of those procedures would include pain management injections, endoscopes and imaging procedures. Typically, only sedative/hypnotic drugs and low dose opioids are used and NOT anesthetic gasses. The same monitoring is required as for general anesthesia.