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Obstetrical Anesthesia

Mission Statement: 
To provide high quality, safe, state of the art anesthesia care to active duty, dependent and retired obstetrical patients.

The obstetrical anesthesia department at Womack Army Medical (WAMC) provides 24 hour continuous care and is staffed by a nurse anesthetist that is solely dedicated to Labor and Delivery.  An anesthesiologist is available for consultation.  Epidural and intrathecal anesthesia is provided for the laboring patient.  Epidural, spinal and general anesthesia are provided for cesarean delivery, scheduled, emergent or urgent.

The anesthesia staff on labor and delivery has been providing continuous anesthesia care at WAMC for fifteen years.  We are honored and proud to provide anesthesia services to the military community.

If you have questions about Obstetrical Anesthesia, please call our Labor and Delivery Ward at (910) 907-7563.