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Being an anesthesiologist!

Being an anesthesiologist

What do they do? Anesthesiologists put patients in hospitals and other places to sleep or simply numb someone to prepare for surgery. This can take place before or after surgery.

Responsibility and Salary

Some responsibilities for this job include ;


  • Provide continual medical assessment of the patient
  • Monitor and control the patient’s vital life functions, including heart rate and rhythm, breathing, blood pressure, body temperature and body fluid balance
  • Control the patient’s pain and level of consciousness to make conditions ideal for a safe and successful surgery

Salary in Illinois is $369,546 Per year

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Education

After completing a four year bachelor's degree, students then take four years of graduate education leading to a degree in medicine (M.D.) or osteopathy (D.O.). After receiving a medical degree, students must complete four more years in an anesthesiology residency. Some residents take one more year of study or fellowship, in a specific area of anesthesiology such as critical care medicine, pain medicine, research or education.
A Day in the Life of an Anesthesiologist

Some Schools I'm Interested In

Allegheny College in Meadville, PA



-A medium-sized, 4-year, private liberal arts college. This coed college is located in a large town in a suburban setting and is primarily aresidential campus. It offers bachelor's degrees.


-Tuition and fees: $40,660 in-state, $40,660 out-of-state

-This college is good for me because it offers health and medical majors