Department of Anesthesiology Clinical Academic Building - 125 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
About the department
The Department of Anesthesiology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is a large and diverse academic anesthesia group providing comprehensive anesthesia services for more than 15,000 procedures annually at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. The department maintains a staff of more than 27 board-certified faculty members, all of whom hold full academic appointments at the medical school. We maintain a fully accredited Anesthesia Residency Training Program, as well as offer fellowship training in pain management, cardiac anesthesia and obstetrical anesthesia. Most faculty members are actively engaged in basic science and clinical research, and frequently publish in peer-reviewed journals. Many have major intramural or extramural grant funding to support their ongoing research. A number of faculty members hold doctorates and/or subspecialty certification in pain management, critical care medicine, transesophageal echocardiography or neonatal-perinatal medicine. In addition to the anesthesiology certification, some of the faculty are also board-certified in internal medicine and pediatrics. Read more...
Physicians & Professionals
The Cardiac Anesthesia division consists of board-certified anesthesiologists who are faculty members of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School who have a special interest in cardiac anesthesia. The primary focus of the Cardiac Anesthesia division is to provide excellence in anesthesia care for patients who are undergoing heart or major thoracic vascular surgery.
The Department of Anesthesiology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School operates a comprehensive multidisciplinary pain management center. The New Jersey Pain Institute offers diagnosis and treatment for acute, chronic and cancer pain problems. The Acute Pain Service is on call for various postoperative, medical and oncologic pain control. Outpatients who have chronic pain problems are seen on a referral basis and have available to them the latest, broadest techniques for pain treatment.
- Special nerve block therapy with or without fluoroscopy
- Innovative neuro-augmentive procedures
- Spinal opioid pump implantation
- Neurolytic procedures
- Epiduroscopic procedures
- Psychological evaluation and management
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More About Us
The New Jersey Pain Institute is the multidisciplinary pain management section of the Department of Anesthesiology. The Institute's Acute Pain Management Service cares for more than 8,500 medical, surgical, obstetrical and pediatric inpatients annually. The Acute Pain Management Service uses state-of-the-art techniques, such as patient-controlled epidural analgesia (walking epidural), continuous spinal/epidural analgesia, intravenous patient-controlled analgesia, continuous epidural analgesia and continuous neural blockade therapies.
The New Jersey Pain Institute treats more than 2,000 outpatients annually and is a tertiary referral center for the entire Mid-Atlantic region. The Institute is responsible for evaluating and treating the entire spectrum of acute and chronic pain, such as back pain, neuropathic pain, myofacial pain and headache. It provides the most up-to-date therapies available to treat cancer pain, including implanted pumps for continuous intraspinal medication infusion and neuroablative blocks under fluoroscopic or computer tomographic guidance. Our pain therapy capability includes a complete array of nerve blocks, radiofrequency thermocoagulation (RFTC) neurolysis, epiduroscopy, cryoanalgesia and implantables, such as spinal cord stimulators and intraspinal infusion pumps. Medical therapy, physical modalities, psychotherapy and physical therapy are also available on-site, rounding out one of the most comprehensive pain medicine treatment facilities in the region.
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