anesthesiologist

noun
an·​es·​the·​si·​ol·​o·​gist | \ ˌa-nəs-ˌthē-zē-ˈä-lə-jist How to pronounce anesthesiologist (audio) \
plural anesthesiologists

Definition of anesthesiologist

: anesthetist specifically : a physician specializing in anesthesiology

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Boucher, a retired anesthesiologist, said the attack was sparked because he was agitated about piles of brush on Paul's property. Fox News, "Judge orders resentencing for Rand Paul neighbor after ruling 30 days too lenient," 10 Sep. 2019 Children with this bacterial infection came into the emergency room so routinely that the hospital maintained a special darkened room with a fish tank to calm the child while an anesthesiologist rushed down and a surgical team prepared to operate. Richard Conniff, National Geographic, "The world before vaccines is a world we can’t afford to forget," 16 Aug. 2019 On the Place Maurice Audin, Samia Lounis, a 58-year-old anesthesiologist, was among the demonstrators. James Mcauley, Washington Post, "On Algerian streets, hope for revolutionary change. But history haunts the protesters.," 27 June 2019 Leif Dahleen, a 42-year-old anesthesiologist in Brainerd, Minn., plans to retire by August. Katy Mclaughlin, WSJ, "How To Thrive in Early Retirement," 11 Oct. 2018 Now the state’s surgeons, nurses and anesthesiologists are becoming pioneers of a different sort in understanding what weed may do to patients who go under the knife. Kate Ruder, chicagotribune.com, "If you smoke pot, your anesthesiologist needs to know," 5 Aug. 2019 Now the state’s surgeons, nurses and anesthesiologists are becoming pioneers of a different sort in understanding what weed may do to patients who go under the knife. NBC News, "If you smoke pot, your anesthesiologist needs to know," 1 Aug. 2019 My family got one last year: The hospital where my wife delivered our son was in our insurer’s network, but an anesthesiologist outside the network assisted. Ramesh Ponnuru, Twin Cities, "Ramesh Ponnuru: Surprise! Here’s proof that Medicare for All is doomed," 26 July 2019 Even at an in-network hospital, individual emergency physicians or anesthesiologists may not have a contract with the patient's insurer. CBS News, "Surprise medical bills: Congress aims to ease the pain," 20 June 2019

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First Known Use of anesthesiologist

1922, in the meaning defined above

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anesthesiologist

noun

English Language Learners Definition of anesthesiologist

US, medical : a doctor who specializes in anesthesia and anesthetics

anesthesiologist

noun
an·​es·​the·​si·​ol·​o·​gist
variants: or chiefly British anaesthesiologist \ ˌan-​əs-​ˌthē-​zē-​ˈäl-​ə-​jəst How to pronounce anaesthesiologist (audio) \

Medical Definition of anesthesiologist

: anesthetist specifically : a physician specializing in anesthesiology

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