Fikry Shihata, MD, an Anesthesiologist with Hamilton Medical Center

Get to know Anesthesiologist Dr. Fikry Shihata, who serves patients in Dalton, Georgia.

A seasoned anesthesiologist with over 39 years of experience in his field, Dr. Shihata works with patients at Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton, Georgia.

Hamilton Medical Center is a 282-bed regional acute-care hospital that offers major medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including accredited stroke and chest pain centers.

Back in 1964, Dr. Shihata earned his medical degree from the University of Ain Shams Abbasia Faculty of Medicine in Egypt. Upon relocating to the United States, he completed his internship at the Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center, and his residency in anesthesiology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

As a testament to his success, 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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