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Lesley M. Williams

Anesthesiologist

Dr. Lesley M. Williams is a top Anesthesiologist in Chicago, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Lesley M. Williams is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Lesley M. Williams is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Lesley M. Williams is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Lesley M. Williams is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Lesley M. Williams
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Windsor University School of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Do kids need anesthesia before being taken for a CT scan?

Most likely yes. The patient needs to be still for the scanner to work. Also it is scary for a child to climb into the machine. Your child most likely will not be under “general” READ MORE
Most likely yes. The patient needs to be still for the scanner to work. Also it is scary for a child to climb into the machine. Your child most likely will not be under “general” anesthesia, but will be in a light sleep and still breathing for himself.

Lesley Williams MD, MPH

What decides the medication before my surgery?

Actually it is based a lot on doctor preference, as well as patient needs.If a patient seems anxious then we may give them relaxing medications. Every medication we give have some READ MORE
Actually it is based a lot on doctor preference, as well as patient
needs.If a patient seems anxious then we may give them relaxing
medications. Every medication we give have some sort of side effect, so we
attempt to minimize things that are not needed. We don’t give relaxing
medications to elderly (most of the time) because it makes them hard to
wake up from surgery. Other deciding factors is the type of surgery you are
having, the anesthestic plan, and of course your o