Pediatric Anesthesiologist Joins OU Children's Physicians
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 - Campus News - Contact April Sandefer, (405) 271-5067
Pediatric anesthesiologist Sri Smitha Kanaparthy, M.D., has established her medical practice with OU Children's Physicians. Anesthesiologists specialize in maintaining airway, managing physiology and the use of drugs and other techniques avert or reduce pain in patients during surgery.
Kanaparthy is board certified in anesthesiology. She completed a pediatric anesthesiology fellowship at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. She completed her anesthesiology residency at Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia. She also completed an anesthesiology residency, as well as earning her medical degree at Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research in Pondicherry, India .
She is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the Society of Pediatric Anesthesia.
OU Children's Physicians practice as part of OU Physicians, Oklahoma's largest physician group. The group encompasses nearly every child and adult medical specialty.
More than 175 of these specialists committed their practices to the care of children. The majority of OU Children's Physicians are board certified in children's specialties. Many provide pediatric-specific services unavailable elsewhere in the state. Some have pioneered surgical procedures or innovations in patient care that are world firsts.
OU Children's Physicians see patients in their offices at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and other cities around Oklahoma. When hospitalization is necessary, they often admit patients to The Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center. Many children with birth defects, critical injuries or serious diseases who can't be helped elsewhere come to OU Children's Physicians. Oklahoma doctors and parents rely on OU Children's Physicians depth of experience, nationally renowned expertise and sensitivity to children's emotional needs.
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