Definition of anesthesiologist in US English:


(British anaesthesiologist)


  • See anesthesiology

    • ‘Responsibility for the perioperative care of patients with chronic kidney disease is shared by the family physician, nephrologist, anesthesiologist, and surgeon.’
    • ‘This team may include a neonatologist, a pediatric anesthesiologist, or pediatric surgeon, as well as neonatal nurses and nurse practitioners.’
    • ‘The learner audience would include surgeons, nurse anesthetists, anesthesiologists, perioperative nurses, technicians, and RN first assistants.’
    • ‘If you need general anesthesia, the anesthesiologist or anesthetist gives you an anesthetic medication in gas form to breathe through a mask, or injects the medication into a vein.’
    • ‘The anesthesiologist administered the epidural anesthetic, rotated off call, and left the hospital.’