David J. Holliday, MD, an Anesthesiologist with Howard University Hospital

Get to know Anesthesiologist Dr. David J. Holliday, who serves patients in Washington, D.C.

An adept anesthesiologist, Dr. Holliday works with patients at Howard University Hospital. He ensures the safety of patients who are about to undergo surgery, specializing in general anesthesia, regional anesthesia, and sedation.

Over the course of its 145-year history of providing the finest primary, secondary and tertiary health care services, Howard University Hospital has become one of the most comprehensive health care facilities in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and designated a DC Level 1 Trauma Center. In April 2007, the Hospital ranked number one among selected area hospitals on 19 quality measures published by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department.

At the start of his academic career, Dr. Holliday earned his medical degree from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. in 1992. He then went on to complete his internship in internal medicine and his residency in anesthesiology at George Washington University Hospital.

Alongside his clinical practice, he serves as an Instructor of Anesthesiology at Howard University College of Medicine.

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.

Learn More about Dr. David J. Holliday:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1666267-David-Holliday-Anesthesiologist or through Howard University Hospital, http://huhealthcare.com/find-a-doctor/david-holliday

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