We found 5 critical care specialists who accept L.A. Care Health Plan near Long Beach, CA.

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Dr. Maged A Tanios, MPH, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Other, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
3605 Long Beach Boulevard
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Maged Tanios' areas of specialization are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology; he sees patients in Long Beach, CA and San Pedro, CA. He attended Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Henry Ford Hospital for residency. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Tanios include sleep disorders, asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tanios accepts. His distinctions include: Southern California Super Doctors and Top Doctors and Dentists for Women. Dr. Tanios (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic and French. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Greater Newport Physicians (GNP), Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro. Dr. Tanios is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders, Asthma

Dr. Gabriel Aaron Gomez, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
2699 Atlantic Avenue
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Gabriel Gomez specializes in critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and Health Net. Before completing his residency at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Dr. Gomez attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with HealthCare Partners, LLC, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
5901 E. 7th Street
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Thomas Waddington's areas of specialization are adult critical care and adult pulmonology; he sees patients in Long Beach, CA. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Dr. Waddington obtained his medical school training at St. Louis University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Virginia Mason Medical Center. He is affiliated with VA Long Beach Healthcare System.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
5901 E. 7th Street
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Bahman Saatian practices adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Saatian is professionally affiliated with VA Long Beach Healthcare System. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Islamic Azad University of Medical Sciences.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3605 Long Beach Boulevard; Suite 405
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Anooshiravan Hami is a critical care specialist and pulmonologist. Dr. Hami attended medical school at Ponce School of Medicine. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Hami (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Persian. He is affiliated with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.

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What is Critical Care?

Critical care, or intensive care medicine, is the delivery of medical care to patients whose illness or injury is so seriously life threatening that they would likely die without intervention. It usually takes place in ICUs or trauma centers. It is referred to as critical care in North America, while it is called intensive care or intensive therapy in the rest of the world. Specialists in this field are sometimes referred to as intensivists.

Critical care may encompass a broad variety of medical specialties in the efforts to save a patient’s life. Critical care specialists must have a good knowledge of anesthesiology, surgery, internal medicine, pediatrics, and other specialties. Besides their medical knowledge, intensivists must know a great deal about end-of-life issues, including ethics, advanced directives, and family counseling and bereavement.

Critical care is a relatively modern specialty, which developed along with ICUs beginning in the 1950’s. It looks different from regular medicine, and it can be recognized by the presence of more nurses, more monitoring, more invasive monitors and procedures, and the presence of life-sustaining therapies such as mechanical ventilators and vasopressors.

Specialists in critical care frequently have to make urgent and complex decisions. They use their knowledge and skill to provide intensive care to the most fragile patients and do their best to save lives.
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