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Anesthesia in the Operating Room

Indiana University Health anesthesiology specialists focus on your comfort and safety before, during and after surgery. Our expert physicians manage IU Health operating rooms and ensure they are fully stocked with all equipment and supplies needed for surgery. Our training and years of experience allow us to create a safe surgical environment using the latest surgical safety procedures and processes.

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Anesthesia in the Operating Room Treatment Information

Surgeons use operating rooms, but efficient care and maintenance of the operating room is part of the anesthesiologist’s role. We are in the operating room every day and are always aware of conditions and supply levels. We are responsible for operating room staff and for maintaining the operating room in constant readiness. Anesthesiologists have intimate knowledge of surgeons’ needs and provide an optimal environment for surgeons to work in.

Anesthesiologists may also serve as administrators of surgical services within the hospital. Our physicians strive to follow evidence based quality measures to improve patient safety and operating room efficiency. Anesthesiologists can play a vital role in increasing efficiency and safety in the operating room by:


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