If surgical care is indicated Dr. Ehsan will discuss anesthetic options. The choice of anesthesia is dependent on a number of factors.
Prior anesthetic/surgical response
Dr. Ehsan is certified in anesthesiology and holds a general anesthesia license. Intravenous (IV) sedation and general anesthesia are administered in the office. Patients are monitored with continuous and state-of-the art EKG, Blood Pressure, Pulse Oximetry, and Respiration machines.
Type of surgery
Patient medical history
Office Based Anesthetic Options
1. Local Anesthesia
2. Nitrous Oxide Sedation (“laughing gas”)
3. Intravenous Sedation
4. Intravenous General Anesthesia
Hospital Based Anesthetic Options
Procedures that are preformed at the hospital are usually with full general anesthesia. Dr. Ehsan has surgical privileges at California Pacific Medical Center.
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