an·​es·​the·​si·​ol·​o·​gist | \-ˌthē-zē-ˈä-lə-jist \

Definition of anesthesiologist 

: anesthetist specifically : a physician specializing in anesthesiology

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There were bills from the gastroenterologist, the facility, the anesthesiologist and the lab. Jeanne Pinder,, "Philly Health Costs: Frequently Asked Questions," 20 Feb. 2018 The family filed suit, alleging that the center and anesthesiologist erred in giving the boy an anesthetic that carries a warning about cardiac arrest risk in young boys. USA TODAY, "How a push to cut costs and boost profits at surgery centers led to a trail of death," 2 Mar. 2018 In 1989 the opportunity arose for the family to move back to Orlando, FL where Noah worked as an anesthesiologist at Orlando Health until the time of his passing. Orlando Sentinel,, "Deaths in Central Florida: 7/8," 8 July 2018 The victim's husband is an anesthesiologist who completed his residency there, the newspaper reported. Crystal Hill, miamiherald, "Woman paid $10K in bitcoin to a ‘dark-web’ company to have her lover's wife killed, Ill. cops say | Miami Herald," 18 Apr. 2018 The unusual chain of events began with the work of one determined sleuth, a British anesthesiologist named John Carlisle. Samantha Schmidt, ajc, "Why a major paper on the Mediterranean diet was just retracted and replaced," 14 June 2018 Last week, a group of Charlotte anesthesiologists, Southeast Anesthesiology Consultants, sued Atrium over a lost contract. Deon Roberts, charlotteobserver, "Mecklenburg Medical Group doctors can break away, Atrium says," 2 Apr. 2018 In New Hampshire and Rhode Island, an anesthesiologist takes home $277,000 a year, on average. Rebecca Lurye,, "What Are The Highest-Paid Professions In Connecticut?," 3 May 2018 Richard Harris, an Australian anesthesiologist and cave diver, gave the boy a final assessment. Shibani Mahtani, Washington Post, "‘Time is running out’: Inside the treacherous rescue of boys trapped in a Thai cave," 13 July 2018

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1922, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of anesthesiologist

medical : a doctor who specializes in anesthesia and anesthetics


variants: or chiefly British anaesthesiologist \ˌan-​əs-​ˌthē-​zē-​ˈäl-​ə-​jəst \

Medical Definition of anesthesiologist 

: anesthetist specifically : a physician specializing in anesthesiology

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