December 8, 2018

Dr. Douglas Thom is honored by Dignity Health at the first annual Guardian Angel luncheon to celebrate humankindness. The Guardian Angel program recognizes team members who are dedicated to providing compassionate care to patients.


July 3, 2018

Physician anesthesiologists meet with you and your surgeon before surgery to assess your health and make decisions to ensure your anesthesia care is as safe and effective as possible. They monitor your vital signs during surgery, including how well your heart and lungs...

May 27, 2018

Rib fractures are common among patients sustaining blunt trauma, and are markers of severe bodily and solid organ injury. They are associated with high morbidity and mortality, including multiple pulmonary complications, and can lead to chronic pain and disability. Cli...

March 14, 2018

Peripheral nerve blocks (PNBs) provide significant improvement in postoperative analgesia and quality of recovery for ambulatory surgery. Click the link for more information.

January 7, 2018

Despite the benefits of rapidly advancing therapeutic and diagnostic possibilities, the perioperative setting still exposes patients to significant risks of adverse events and harm. Anesthesiologists are in midstream of perioperative care and can make significant contr...

October 25, 2017

OCA physician Dr. Douglas Thom MD is recognized by Dignity Health and presented with the AOH (Act of Humankindness) Award. He is one of the few physicians recognized for his leadership and extraordinary patient care.

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