Dr. Rafael Vazquez, MD, Anesthesiologist
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Dr. Rafael Vazquez, MD

Anesthesiologist

Massachusetts General Hospital 55 Fruit Street Boston MA, 02114

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Dr. Rafael Vazquez is an anesthesiologist practicing in Boston, MA. Dr. Vazquez 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. Vazquez also might help manage pain after an operation.

Education and Training

Weill Cornell Medical College MD 2006

Board Certification

American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)

AnesthesiologyAmerican Board of AnesthesiologyABA

Provider Details

Male English, Spanish

Dr. Rafael Vazquez, MD's Practice location

Practice At Massachusetts General Hospital 55 Fruit Street

Massachusetts General Hospital 55 Fruit Street -
Boston, MA 02114
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New patients: 617-726-2000, 617-726-3030

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Get to know Anesthesiologist Dr. Rafael Vazquez, who serves patients in Boston, Massachusetts.

Treating adults, Dr. Vazquez is a skilled anesthesiologist working within the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Additionally, he is affiliated with Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the second largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and the largest hospital in the Longwood Medical Area in Boston, Massachusetts.

Academically, Dr. Vazquez graduated from the Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University in 2006. Following this, he completed his internship at New York University Downtown Hospital from 2006 to 2007, and subsequently fulfilled his residency in anesthesiology at Massachusetts General Hospital from 2007 to 2010.

A year later, in 2011, the doctor attained board certification in anesthesiology through the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA). As the certifying body for anesthesiologists since 1938, the ABA is committed to partnering with physicians to advance lifelong learning and exceptional patient care. Its mission is to advance the highest standards of the practice of anesthesiology.

Anesthesiology is the medical specialty concerned with the total perioperative care of patients before, during, and after surgery. It encompasses anesthesia, intensive care medicine, critical emergency medicine, and pain medicine. Anesthesiologists have the primary responsibility of monitoring the patient’s vital signs during surgery. In addition to basic measurements such as pulse, blood pressure, and temperature, they measure the patient’s respiration.

On a more personal note, Dr. Vazquez is fluent in both English and Spanish.

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