William Joseph Krajcirik Jr., DO, an Anesthesiologist with East Jefferson General Hospital

Get to know Anesthesiologist Dr. William Joseph Krajcirik Jr. who serves patients in Metairie, Louisiana.

Dr. Krajcirik Jr. is an anesthesiologist who is affiliated with East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) in Metairie, Louisiana. EJGH broke ground in 1965 and is still expanding. Today, EJGH stands as a state-of-the-art hospital with more than 420 beds. It is Louisiana’s first Nurse Magnet hospital and is affiliated with M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. This community hospital now serves the metropolitan New Orleans region, with a staff of more than 3,000 team members and 650 physicians.

Dr. Krajcirik Jr. earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1981. He then went on to complete his residency in anesthesiology at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. Furthermore, Dr. Krajcirik Jr. is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Osteopathic Association, the American Society of Anesthesiologists, and the Jefferson Parish Medical Society.

Anesthesiology, anaesthesiology, anaesthesia or anaesthetics 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, anesthesiologists also measure the patient’s respiration. 

Dr. Krajcirik Jr. attributes his success to his education, his love of the field, his ability to provide quality patient care, the advancement of technology, as well as his ability to teach others and make a difference. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and being outdoors.

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