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Local & Topical Anesthesia

Dr. Hruza discusses local anesthetics and their use for "painless" anesthesia with a detailed discussion of nerve blocks.

George Hruza, MD
Dr. George J. Hruza is Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology and Otolaryngology at St. Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He is the director of the Laser & Dermatologic Surgery Center in St. Louis where he directs an ACMMSCO approved dermatologic surgery fellowship training program. He is a Diplomate of the American Boards of Dermatology, Laser Surgery, and Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology. Dr. Hruza serves on 6 journal editorial boards including that of Archives of Dermatology and has been a panel member of the NIH study section on lasers. He was a guest editor for the first Lasers in Surgery and Medicine dermatology and plastic surgery special issue and for a Laser issue of Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons.