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General  -  Regional  -  Pediatric  -  Obstetrical  -  Neuro    Anesthesia   &  Acute Pain Services

Welcome to Ballas Anesthesia Online......

We have created this site to help answer commonly asked questions pertaining to anesthetics.

Please explore our pages and the many related links. We hope you find it to be useful.

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  • We are a group of 18 anesthesiologists and nearly 50 CRNA's providing anesthesia services in Missouri Baptist Hospital. The hospital is located in the western suburbs of the city of
    St. Louis, Missouri. (click here for Map)
  • We care for approximately 20,000 patients each year.
  • Our services include general anesthesia, regional anesthetics, acute pain services, obstetrical anesthesia, and pediatric anesthesia.
  • Our staff is composed of fully acredited, board certified or board eligible practitioners who are experts in making your perioperative experience safe and comfortable.


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Contact Numbers

{short description of image} For most general questions pertaining to scheduling your surgery,
questions about your procedure, questions about pre-operative medical issues and for instructions on where to go, what to bring etc. -
-you should begin by contacting your surgeon's office.

{short description of image} If you need a hospital number to contact a patient, to contact your surgeon or to reach any medical department -
-call Missouri Baptist Hospital operator - 314.996.5000

{short description of image} Our pre-operative medical department (known as "Suite 112"), will work with you to make sure you are medically ready for your procedure. They can also answer a variety of questions about the day of surgery, anesthesia, pre-op testing and also refer you to other departments to help streamline your admission.
-call Suite 112 for pre-op questions and testing - 314.996.5292

{short description of image} To contact Judi Reece RN our chief pre-anesthesia assesment nurse for questions about your pre-op preparation, anesthesia and pre-op medical clearance -
-call her beeper between 8am and 4pm - 314.790.9202

{short description of image} If you want to contact the Pediatrics Department for questions pertaining to your child's upcoming procedure -
-call the Pediatric Unit at 314.996.5850 or 314.996.5856

{short description of image} If you want to contact the Obstetrical nurses for questions about your upcoming delivery and questions pertaining to labor -
-call the Obstetrical Unit at 314.996.7514 or
the triage nurse at 314.575.5163

{short description of image} If you need to contact Ballas Anesthesia for business issues, billing inquires, questions about a prior anesthetic or need to leave a phone message -
call Charlene (the office manager) at Ballas Anesthesia - 314.996.5330

{short description of image} If you need to contact the Departmental Chairman Sarah Strand MD -
call Charlene at Ballas Anesthesia - 314.996.5330

{short description of image} If you need to contact the Chief CRNA's Mindy Templeman or Dan Prost -
call Charlene at Ballas Anesthesia - 314.996.5330




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Material Copyright © 2005 {James King}