Anesthesia, just for kids

Anesthesia or sedation can be used in a number of situations, from a cut requiring stitches to more complex surgeries. If your child faces a procedure that requires anesthesia, our pediatric anesthesiologists will oversee their safety and comfort.

Whether general anesthesia (unconscious), sedation (lighter sleep) or local anesthesia (numbing a specific body part or region), using anesthetics for children demands specialized expertise. Our fellowship-trained anesthesiologists care for newborns, infants and small children with emergency or complex surgical needs in our operating rooms and other locations throughout CHoR.

We provide:

  • Evaluation of your child's medical condition to determine appropriate care
  • Planning of care for before, during and after surgery
  • Anesthesia and monitoring during surgery
  • A comforting environment for children in an OR
  • Pain control after surgery, if needed, either with intravenous (IV) medications or other anesthetic techniques
  • Anesthesia and sedation for procedures such as MRI, CT scan and radiation therapy

Meet the team

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Seamas (James) Dore, MD
Seamas (James) Dore MD Anesthesiology Read more
Deanna Couser, MD
Deanna Couser MD Anesthesiology Read more
Arkadiy Dubovoy, MD
Arkadiy Dubovoy MD Anesthesiology Read more
Beata Evans, MD
Beata Evans MD Anesthesiology Read more
Jeannette Kierce, MD, DABA, FAAP
Jeannette Kierce MD, DABA, FAAP Anesthesiology Read more
Iolanda Russo-Menna, MD, MEd, DABA
Iolanda Russo-Menna MD, MEd, DABA Anesthesiology Read more


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