For information about Coronavirus (COVID-19), including screening resources and facility updates, click here. 

How does anesthesia really work?

Last Modified: 5/22/2018

A surgical procedure can make many feel uneasy, especially if it’s their first time in the operating room.  While the sources of anxiety vary, for a significant number of patients, it’s the idea of being sedated, or “going under” as it’s commonly referred to. But as Anthony Cheng, MD, PPG – Anesthesiology, tells us, the process is incredibly controlled. Here, he puts your mind at ease with a thorough explanation of the risks and the process.  


Need assistance?

Contact us