Medicine
2:44 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

The Science and Art of Anesthesiology

Dr. Cristi Sullivan
Dr. Cristi Sullivan
Credit Edward O'Brien

And now for a brief look at a profession few of us may regularly think about until we have to; but when that time comes, it's suddenly one of the most important things in the world.This is about anesthesiology. When you're scheduled to undergo any number of medical procedures that - without pain-killing/numbing drugs - could induce anything from minor discomfort to unimaginable pain, you want a skilled anesthesiologist in your corner.
       Dr. Cristi Sullivan is a partner of Missoula Anesthesiology, P.C.
       In this evening's feature interview with Edward O'Brien, Sullivan explains what exactly she and her colleagues do. She also shares what originally motivated her to enter this specialized field :