Ulrike Berth, MD

Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology

350 Engle Street, Englewood, NJ, USA

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Dr. Berth has been in private practice in Englewood, NJ for the past 10 years providing medical care to patients in a wide variety of anesthesia related situations. These include preoperative evaluations, consultation with surgical teams; creating individual plans for pre- intra and postoperative anesthesia management and their execution and postoperative pain management. Dr Berth has a special interest in regional anesthesia, bloodless medicine and education for physicians and patients alike.

Outside the operating room, Dr Berth has established an accredited Continuing Medical Education program for Health Care Providers in her Department and throughout her organization. As the Director for Continuing Medical Education she develops, organizes, teaches and hosts a variety of educational topics related to the practice of anesthesiology and medicine.

Education

  • MD: Humboldt University

  • Internship: Flushing Medical Center

  • Residency: University of Massachusetts

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology

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Ulrike Berth, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Anesthesia – Side Effects

“Side effects of anesthesia, especially serious side effects, are very rare and very based on the type of anesthetic administered, patients’ underlying medical conditions, type and length of surgery, and the age of the patient....

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Ulrike Berth, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Anesthesia – Preparation

“The anesthesiologist will speak either the day of surgery or at a prior pre-admission anesthesia appointment with you in regards to your upcoming surgery and anesthetic. During these appointments, your anesthesiologist will ask you a...

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Ulrike Berth, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Anesthesia – Complications

Complication can happen while undergoing anesthesia. These are very rare and can include everything from back pain and postural headache after receiving an epidural or spinal, tooth injury or bruising with general anesthesia, to more...

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Ulrike Berth, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Anesthesia – Awareness

“Especially under general anesthesia, part of the surgical requirement is for the patient not to move. So a muscle relaxant will be given during the procedure. If a patient does wake up during a procedure...

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Ulrike Berth, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Hemorrhage – Causes

The causes of bleeding are manifold. Causes include traumatic bleeding after an injury, for example, head injury due to a ruptured blood vessel in the protective layer of the brain, medical conditions like hemophilia, leukemia,...

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Ulrike Berth, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Anesthesia – Awareness Occurrence

Intraoperative awareness or awareness under anesthesia is extremely rare. When you hear about anesthesia awareness today, it usually relates to someone telling them about an anesthesia awareness event that happened 30 or 40 years ago...

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Ulrike Berth, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Anesthesia – Awake During Surgery

Some surgeries require for you to be awake the entire time or part of the procedure. These types of surgeries are becoming less and less frequent due to more availability for detailed monitoring. However, for...

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Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Labor – Anesthesia

“Labor anesthesia is a broad term for any anesthetic granted to a practice patient for the purpose of delivering a baby. Usually this will be in the form of a labor epidural for a vaginal...

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Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Pediatric Anesthesia – Medical History

Medical history is very important as some underlying medical problems can, and sometimes will affect the type of anesthetic approach that is chosen for your child. In children with underlying muscle disorders, for example, certain...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Labor – Epidural and Spinal Anesthesia Side Effects

“Labor analgesia is very safe and serious side effects are extremely rare. Most common side effects of an epidural and or spinal anesthetic is a pressure sensation at the insertion site on your back and...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Pediatric Anesthesia – Administration

Pediatric anesthesia caters specifically to the administration by anesthesia for newborns, infants, toddlers, and children. Children are no adults. All ages of children have unique anatomy and physiology, which varies significantly from the anatomy and...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Labor – Drugs and Medications

“It is always very important to share all medications you take with your doctors. We don’t judge what we could harm you and your unborn child. If you don’t share all and any medication use....

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Pediatric Anesthesia – Recovery

Every child is different. Some children wake up crying, but relax once their parents are back with them. Others cry for hours on and off, especially when they’re in pain or restricted in movement. For...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Labor – Epidural and Spinal Anesthesia

The difference between epidural and the spinal is the space in the back where the local anesthetic is injected into. And, or in case of the epidural where a small plastic catheter is left behind...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Labor – Epidural and Spinal Anesthesia Safety

Labor analgesia in the form of a spinal epidural and or general anesthetic is very safe for mom and baby. The medications used are chosen specifically for this purpose and do not harm the baby....

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Labor – Epidural and Spinal Anesthesia Procedure

Labor anesthesia in the form of an epidural or spinal involves putting a needle into your lower back. In the case of an epidural leaves a tiny plastic catheter behind. Usually there’s only a pressure...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Nothing by mouth – Overview

The question about NPO status before surgery or procedure comes up a lot. NPO or nil per os is a Latin abbreviation for nothing by mouth. Usually there are two circumstances when your doctor will...

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Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Nothing by mouth – Duration

So how long should you be NPO before surgery? Every patient’s circumstances are different. However, in general, adults should have nothing to eat for six hours prior to surgery or procedure, and are allowed to...

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Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Malignant Hyperthermia – Testing and Diagnosis

“Multiple tests are available to check for malignant hyperthermia, including genetic testing, caffeine halothane contracture test that involves a fresh muscle biopsy, and calcium induced release tests that involve an intramuscular injection. Negative tests unfortunately...

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Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Malignant Hyperthermia – Symptoms

Signs of malignant hyperthermia include muscle rigidity, blood pressure and heart rate increase, heart arrhythmias, increase in body temperature and high carbon dioxide levels in the blood as well as low oxygen saturation in the...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Anesthesia – Side Effects

“Side effects of anesthesia, especially serious side effects, are very rare and very based on the type of anesthetic administered, patients’ underlying medical conditions, type and length of surgery, and the age of the patient....

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Anesthesia – Preparation

“The anesthesiologist will speak either the day of surgery or at a prior pre-admission anesthesia appointment with you in regards to your upcoming surgery and anesthetic. During these appointments, your anesthesiologist will ask you a...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Anesthesia – Complications

Complication can happen while undergoing anesthesia. These are very rare and can include everything from back pain and postural headache after receiving an epidural or spinal, tooth injury or bruising with general anesthesia, to more...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Anesthesia – Awareness

“Especially under general anesthesia, part of the surgical requirement is for the patient not to move. So a muscle relaxant will be given during the procedure. If a patient does wake up during a procedure...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Hemorrhage – Causes

The causes of bleeding are manifold. Causes include traumatic bleeding after an injury, for example, head injury due to a ruptured blood vessel in the protective layer of the brain, medical conditions like hemophilia, leukemia,...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Anesthesia – Awareness Occurrence

Intraoperative awareness or awareness under anesthesia is extremely rare. When you hear about anesthesia awareness today, it usually relates to someone telling them about an anesthesia awareness event that happened 30 or 40 years ago...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

1 month ago

Videos

Anesthesia – Awake During Surgery

Some surgeries require for you to be awake the entire time or part of the procedure. These types of surgeries are becoming less and less frequent due to more availability for detailed monitoring. However, for...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Labor – Anesthesia

“Labor anesthesia is a broad term for any anesthetic granted to a practice patient for the purpose of delivering a baby. Usually this will be in the form of a labor epidural for a vaginal...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Pediatric Anesthesia – Medical History

Medical history is very important as some underlying medical problems can, and sometimes will affect the type of anesthetic approach that is chosen for your child. In children with underlying muscle disorders, for example, certain...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Labor – Epidural and Spinal Anesthesia Side Effects

“Labor analgesia is very safe and serious side effects are extremely rare. Most common side effects of an epidural and or spinal anesthetic is a pressure sensation at the insertion site on your back and...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Pediatric Anesthesia – Administration

Pediatric anesthesia caters specifically to the administration by anesthesia for newborns, infants, toddlers, and children. Children are no adults. All ages of children have unique anatomy and physiology, which varies significantly from the anatomy and...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Labor – Drugs and Medications

“It is always very important to share all medications you take with your doctors. We don’t judge what we could harm you and your unborn child. If you don’t share all and any medication use....

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Pediatric Anesthesia – Recovery

Every child is different. Some children wake up crying, but relax once their parents are back with them. Others cry for hours on and off, especially when they’re in pain or restricted in movement. For...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Labor – Epidural and Spinal Anesthesia

The difference between epidural and the spinal is the space in the back where the local anesthetic is injected into. And, or in case of the epidural where a small plastic catheter is left behind...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Labor – Epidural and Spinal Anesthesia Safety

Labor analgesia in the form of a spinal epidural and or general anesthetic is very safe for mom and baby. The medications used are chosen specifically for this purpose and do not harm the baby....

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Labor – Epidural and Spinal Anesthesia Procedure

Labor anesthesia in the form of an epidural or spinal involves putting a needle into your lower back. In the case of an epidural leaves a tiny plastic catheter behind. Usually there’s only a pressure...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Nothing by mouth – Overview

The question about NPO status before surgery or procedure comes up a lot. NPO or nil per os is a Latin abbreviation for nothing by mouth. Usually there are two circumstances when your doctor will...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Nothing by mouth – Duration

So how long should you be NPO before surgery? Every patient’s circumstances are different. However, in general, adults should have nothing to eat for six hours prior to surgery or procedure, and are allowed to...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Malignant Hyperthermia – Testing and Diagnosis

“Multiple tests are available to check for malignant hyperthermia, including genetic testing, caffeine halothane contracture test that involves a fresh muscle biopsy, and calcium induced release tests that involve an intramuscular injection. Negative tests unfortunately...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Malignant Hyperthermia – Symptoms

Signs of malignant hyperthermia include muscle rigidity, blood pressure and heart rate increase, heart arrhythmias, increase in body temperature and high carbon dioxide levels in the blood as well as low oxygen saturation in the...

Watch and Share
Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Malignant Hyperthermia – Overview

Malignant hyperthermia is a rare but life threatening condition that can occur in connection with the administration of general anesthesia. The exact underlying cause is a malfunction of calcium channels within the skeleton muscle that...

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Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Malignant Hyperthermia – Causes

Malignant hyperthermia is caused by a receptor mutation on the cell level, in the skeletal muscle. During a normal muscle contraction, there is a rapid rise of calcium intracellularly in the skeletal muscle. That rise...

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Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Hemorrhage – Types

There are many different types of hemorrhage or bleeding, which are usually named after the body parts where the bleeding occurs. These can include the following: [?] hemorrhage is bleeding behind the eye due to...

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Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Hemorrhage – Treatment

Treatment of hemorrhage or bleeding depend on many factors. These include the underlying cause of the bleed, the type of bleed and other comorbidities or bleeding patient might present with. Also sometimes we treat patients...

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Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Hemorrhage – Symptoms

The most obvious sign of bleeding is bleeding itself. However, bleeding can also happen internally and not be so obvious. There are many non-obvious signs and symptoms of bleeding. One for example, can experience symptoms...

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Ulrike Berth, MD

2 months ago

Videos

Hemorrhage – Overview

Hemorrhage, also called bleeding, is the escape of blood from the body. Bleeding can be very subtle, like after a little cut, or perfuse after a big injury, like a car accident. Bleeding can happen...

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What guided your decision to go into medicine and specifically, your chosen field? My decision to go into medicine was a very personal one. My twin sister was born with multiple medical problems, likely due...

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