ANESTHESIA OPTIONS

The MGH Orthopaedic Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) is an outpatient surgical facility. Our goal is to make your anesthetic and surgical experience the most enjoyable it can be and to discharge you home in the most comfortable and expeditious manner possible.

Below are listed several of the more common surgical procedures performed at the MGH Orthopaedic ASC and the surgeons who perform those surgeries. Click on your surgeon's name to view a list of the possible anesthetic options he/she think may be appropriate for the surgery. You may then proceed to the page with the particular anesthesia option(s) and read about each one.

Types of Shoulder Surgery
Select your Surgeon
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy/Acromioplasty/Sub Acromial Decompression
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Labrum/Bankart Repair
  • Laterjet Procedure

Dr. Zarins

Types of Elbow Surgery
Select your Surgeon
  • Ulnar Nerve Decompression
  • Elbow Fracture
Types of Forearm/Wrist Surgery
Select your Surgeon
  • Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Forearm/Wrist Fractures
  • Forearm Tendon/Nerve Repair
Types of Hand/Finger Surgery
Select your Surgeon
  • Dupytren's/Desquevain Release
  • Finger Fractures
  • Finger Joint Surgery
  • Finger Tendon/Nerve Repair
Types of Other Hand Surgery
Select your Surgeon
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release

Dr. Jupiter

Dr. Lee

Dr. Mudgal

Dr. Ring

Types of Knee Surgery
Select your Surgeon
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Patella Realignment
  • Quadricep Repair
  • Tibial Osteotomy
  • Arthroscopy (all surgeons use general anesthesia)

Dr. Zarins

Types of Ankle Surgery
Select your Surgeon
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy With Ligament Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Repair/Heel Bone Spur

Dr. Theodore

Types of Foot Surgery
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  • Bunion Repair
  • Hammertoe/s Repair
  • Chilectomy

Dr. Theodore