In this &SLEEP episode, Dr. Uel Alexis – a pain management specialist and anesthesiologist uncovers the risks of putting patients under anesthesia who may not even know they are suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea, how we can assess these patients beforehand, and recommendations on how to approach the procedure with those with OSA.
Dr. Uel J. Alexis is a board certified anesthesiologist and a specialist in minimally invasive spine and pain procedures. He attended medical school at the University of Texas, completed his residency and medical training at Mount Sinai Hospital – where he also served as the Chief Fellow. Dr. Alexis avers his goal is to “reduce pain to allow patients to do what they enjoy the most”.
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