SOURCE: FOAA Anesthesia Services

FOAA Anesthesia Services

February 08, 2011 09:00 ET

FOAA Anesthesia Services Launches YouTube Channel and Facebook Page

Educational Videos Focus on Advances in Regional Anesthesia and Hospital Case Study

FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwire - February 8, 2011) - FOAA Anesthesia Services, a leading provider of anesthesia services, today announced the launching of its own YouTube channel at The videos focus on advances in regional anesthesia, a case study and what patients, surgeons and healthcare administrators are looking for in an anesthesia provider. FOAA Anesthesia Services' Partner William Tse, M.D., and FOAA's Director of Regional Anesthesia Sonia Szlyk, M.D., are featured in the videos. In addition FOAA has created a Facebook page to enhance communication with its constituents.

In the video Dr. Szlyk comments on why regional anesthesia is rapidly becoming a preferred approach for making patients comfortable during many procedures while avoiding some of the side effects of general anesthesia. She also outlines the advances in utilizing ultrasound to identify specific nerves in order to pinpoint the administration of regional anesthesia. Dr. Tse outlines a case study where FOAA was asked to take over the provision of anesthesia services in a hospital that was experiencing significant inconsistencies and inefficiencies in its anesthesia department. He also comments on what patients, surgeons and healthcare administrators require in an anaesthesiologist.

"These videos showcase the expertise of our anesthesia providers and provide insight regarding the latest developments in regional anesthesia and the real advantages of utilizing an experienced group in the delivery of quality anesthesia services," says FOAA's President Vincent Vilasi, M.D. 

The FOAA YouTube channel may be accessed at or by clicking onto the link at In order to access the FOAA Facebook page, visitors to the FOAA web site need only click on the Facebook logo located in the upper right section of the FOAA web site home page.

About FOAA Anesthesia Services
For over twenty years, FOAA Anesthesia Services has been dedicated to providing the highest quality anesthesia services for patients, surgeons, physicians and healthcare facilities. FOAA cares for over 80,000 patients a year at multiple sites including hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, endoscopy centers and medical and dental office-based practices. FOAA offers a full range of anesthesia and pain management services and is dedicated to providing high quality care, outstanding customer service and a work environment of choice. For further information call (703) 293-9590 or visit

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