Dr. Steven A. Gunderson D.O.
Anesthesiologist2202 Harlem Rd Loves Park IL, 61111
Dr. Steven Gunderson is an anesthesiologist practicing in Loves Park, IL. Dr. Gunderson 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. Gunderson also might help manage pain after an operation.
Education and Training
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences 1977
AnesthesiologyAmerican Board of AnesthesiologyABA
Dr. Steven A. Gunderson D.O.'s Expert Contributions
Absolutely not. However that does not mean you could not be infected by a staff member in the facility you are having a procedure at. READ MORE
In general patients who loose memory following surgery are much older than you. There continues to be controversy regarding this issue however. READ MORE
Age has very little to do with the safety of anesthesia. Comorbidities such as heart disease, vascular disease, pulmonary disease and others result in increase risk for anesthesia. READ MORE
Very controversial. Some think it does but research seems to prove this wrong. READ MORE
Back surgery usually requires general anesthesia. Less invasive procedures on the back are sometimes performed under local. READ MORE
Rotator cuff shoulder surgery is performed under general anesthesia. It is also performed utilizing regional anesthesia where the anesthesia provider does a nerve block. It is also sometimes performed with the nerve block plus a lite gerneal anesthesia. READ MORE
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