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"We are lucky to have an increasing number of options for pain treatment at our fingertips, but I believe the true secret to relieving pain lies in being able to understand its source."

Meet Soheila Jafari, M.D., chief of the Division of Pain Management at New York Methodist Hospital.

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Anesthesiology Services

Anesthesiology Services

Anesthesia allows doctors to numb all or parts of the body they are treating, so the patient cannot feel any pain. The Department of Anesthesiology at New York Methodist provides comprehensive clinical anesthesia services using state-of-the-art technology. Working closely with surgeons, OBs, and other doctors, the anesthesiologists administer anesthetics for a wide variety of medical and surgical procedures.

The Obstetric Anesthesia Service provides analgesia for labor, Cesarean sections, and other obstetric procedures. The service also manages post-partum pain in conjunction with the acute pain service. A dedicated obstetric anesthesia service operates 24 hours a day to ensure continuous coverage and immediate availability.

In addition, the Department of Anesthesiology offers pain management services. Pain specialists are available for consultation for patients with chronic or acute pain in the Hospital. The Pain Management Center offers comprehensive outpatient pain evaluation, diagnosis, and therapy. Various therapeutic options are available, talk to your pain specialists about the options.

For more information, please call 718.780.3279.

Anesthesiology Programs

Pain Management

The Division of Pain Management at New York Methodist evaluates and treats patients with acute and/or chronic

Pain Management & Palliative Care

The Palliative Care Program provides care for patients and their loved ones by managing pain and other symptoms,

Back and Neck Pain Center

Neck pain and back pain are two of the most common symptoms for which patients seek medical treatment.

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