Alex Preston, MD, an Anesthesiologist with Sierra View Medical Center

Get to know Anesthesiologist Dr. Alex Preston, who serves patients in Porterville, California.

A prominent anesthesiologist, Dr. Preston works with patients at Sierra View Medical Center in Porterville, California.

As a 167-bed, full-service acute care facility, Sierra View Medical Center is Porterville’s premier hospital and healthcare center. Located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, their facility is equipped with cutting-edge medical technology and state of the art equipment.

Back in 1983, Dr. Preston earned his medical degree from the Chelyabinsk State Medical Academy in Russia. Upon relocating to the United States, he completed his internship at John Peter Smith Hospital in 2000, and his residency in anesthesiology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 2003.

An authority in his field, the doctor is board-certified in anesthesiology by the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA). As the certifying body for anesthesiologists since 1938, the ABA is committed to partnering with physicians to advance lifelong learning and exceptional patient care. Its mission is to advance the highest standards of the practice of anesthesiology.

Anesthesiology is the medical specialty concerned with the total perioperative care of patients before, during, and after surgery. It encompasses anesthesia, intensive care medicine, critical emergency medicine, and pain medicine. Anesthesiologists have the primary responsibility of monitoring the patient’s vital signs during surgery. In addition to basic measurements such as pulse, blood pressure, and temperature, they measure the patient’s respiration.

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