Harald J. Kiamzon, MD, works for Anesthesia Consultants of New Jersey in Somerville, New Jersey. The practice is central New Jersey's largest private anesthesia group, with a team of nearly 50 anesthesiologists. Dr. Kiamzon specializes in performing regional ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks, a common pain management procedure during surgeries. He is also on staff at Somerset Medical Center and St. Peter's University Medical Center.
Education and Training
SUNY Medical University College of Medicine
Upstate Medical University/ College of Health Professions 2002
State University of New York Upstate Medical University 2002
American Board of Anesthesiology - Anesthesiology
AnesthesiologyAmerican Board of AnesthesiologyABA
Dr. Harald J. Kiamzon M.D.'s Expert Contributions
Yes you definitely can however I suggest you still consent to anesthesia in case your gastroenterologist is having a difficult time navigating the colonoscope around, making you very uncomfortable. READ MORE
Nausea is one of the most common if not the most common side effect after general anesthesia. It is important for your recovery if you were to receive a general anesthetic in the future. In terms of overall health, no, it will not impact your livelihood in the long run. It will make it inconvenient for you, however, in terms of being discharged from the recovery unit, be sure to let your anesthesia provider know how you reacted in case you require a general anesthetic in the future. In terms of your muscle aches, one particular medicine is known to cause this reaction. Be sure to inquire if you received this drug (succinylcholine). If so, that is a very common side effect and it is safe. However, if you did not receive that medicine, be sure to find out which medicines you did receive for that is an uncommon side effect for the other medicine(s) you would receive during a general anesthetic. Hope this helps. READ MORE
To be honest it depends on a lot of factors. How extreme is your father’s copd? What type of anesthesia will be used to allow the pulmonologist to do his/her part of the procedure. Having said that, I’ve provided sedation (with propofol) to many patients with copd (All with varying degrees of pathology.) all without any morbid sequale. I would advise you to ask the pulmonologist/intensivist how long he expects the procedure to take and what type of anesthesia is usually administered given the condition of your father. You’ll get a clearer picture if he’’’ be at higher risk for recovery. READ MORE
The safest/most conservative course would be to pump and dispose for 24 hours READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Patients Choice Award, 2008-2009
- NYU SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
- New York University Medical Center (Anesthesiology)
Professional Society Memberships
- American Medical Association, American Society of Anesthesiologists
What do you attribute your success to?
Constant Vigilence, a Family Background in Medicine and Excellent Role Models
Hobbies / Sports
Favorite professional publications
- ASA Journal
Dr. Harald J. Kiamzon M.D.'s Practice location
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