Goldilocks Anesthesia Foundation

Making brain monitoring a 21st century standard of anesthesia care for Major Surgery

Barry L. Friedberg M.D.
Board Certified Anesthesiologist
President and Foundation Founder

Improve Your Anesthesia Experience

Did you know that by requesting technology that’s readily available —the BIS Brain Monitor, found in most operating rooms—you can minimize the risks of over-medication, maximize ease during surgery, and hasten your return to excellent post-operative mental function?

By asking the right questions, you can drastically improve your post-op experience. Now you can know those questions. Download the Complete Question Checklist. It’s Free.


Why Monitor Your Brain While Under?

It’s all in the numbers!


40 million annual surgeries


16 million patients wake up in a 'brain fog'


1 over-medication death EVERY day


While 75% of hospitals have them, only 25% use brain monitors


The Goldilocks Anesthesia Foundation

The Goldilocks Anesthesia Foundation is a non-profit 501c3, public corporation, whose 'mission' is to get brain monitoring a standard of anesthesia care for major surgery.
The mind you save could be your own.


Getting Over Going Under

by Barry Friedberg, M.D.

Click the button below to download a free copy of Dr. Friedberg's book.

Dr. Friedberg cannot do this alone. The best way to 'pay' it forward by downloading this book is to share it as widely as you can to create a greater public good, especially for people over 50. The non-profit foundation is here to assure you there is not a hidden remunerative agenda for advocating brain monitoring as a standard of care for major surgery. If you would like to contribute to the cause, a tax deductible receipt will be provided and you can contact us here, however no contributions will be solicited.



Hear What Our Patients Have to Say

  • I just wanted to thank you and say how happy I am with my anesthesia experience on 8/11/2008. I had a breast lift and abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), and we spoke beforehand. I told you how I work in veterinary dentistry and induce/maintain general anesthesia in animals...
  • I seriously believe that you were sent by God to do your job on this earth. God bless you! I have had numerous cosmetic surgeries over the years all with horrible outcomes because of the anesthesia that was administered to me. I was continuously overdosed...
  • I just wanted to say thank you so much for your wonderful work during my surgery on April 5th. You were right, going to sleep was the best part of it all, not to mention my nice dreams of going to the spa. The only bad part was that i was about to get a massage...
  • Dear Dr. Friedberg, Thank you for taking such good care of me during my surgical procedure on June 8th. I feel so grateful that, after inquiring, I was informed that there was, in fact, a less invasive form of anesthesia available. As you know, I was hoping...


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