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We found 10 emergency medicine providers who accept Blue Shield of California - Shared Advantage PPO ASO near San Carlos, CA.

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Dr. Amy Mikuta Heneghan, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Neonatology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Amy Heneghan is a neonatologist and pediatric emergency medicine specialist in Palo Alto, CA. Patient ratings for Dr. Heneghan average 5.0 stars out of 5. She honors Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Heneghan attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Adolescent Issues, Preventive Care, Newborn Care, Parenting Issues

Dr. Leigh Glen Durlacher, MD
Specializes in Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Leigh Durlacher is an urgent care and emergency medicine specialist. Dr. Durlacher's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Albany Medical College and performed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). In addition to English, Dr. Durlacher (or staff) speaks Spanish and German. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group.

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Dr. Richard J Deslauriers, MD
Specializes in Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Richard Deslauriers is a specialist in urgent care and emergency medicine. He works in Palo Alto, CA. On average, patients gave Dr. Deslauriers a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC), Dr. Deslauriers attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group.

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Dr. Laura L Holmes, MD
Specializes in Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Laura Holmes is a specialist in urgent care and emergency medicine. She works in Palo Alto, CA. She is in-network for Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. Dr. Holmes graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at MetroHealth Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group.

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Dr. Carlos Oscar Cruz, MD
Specializes in Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Level 1
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Carlos Cruz specializes in urgent care and emergency medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Cruz average 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Long Island Jewish Medical Center for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Cruz speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group.

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Dr. Joseph L Shubert, MD
Specializes in Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine
301 Industrial Road; Level 1
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Joseph Shubert specializes in urgent care and emergency medicine. Dr. Shubert accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group.

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Dr. David Michael Andreski, MD
Specializes in Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine
301 Industrial Road; Level 1
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. David Andreski's areas of specialization are urgent care and emergency medicine; he sees patients in San Carlos, CA. Dr. Andreski is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group.

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Dr. Hina Chawla, MD
Specializes in Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine
301 Industrial Road; Level 1
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Hina Chawla's areas of specialization are urgent care and emergency medicine. Dr. Chawla (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Hindi, and Punjabi. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Chawla graduated from Kasturba Medical College and then she performed her residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Ellen Gabriele Offermann, MD
Specializes in Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine
301 Industrial Road; Level 1
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Ellen Offermann sees patients in San Carlos, CA. Her medical specialties are urgent care and emergency medicine. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. She studied medicine at the University of Cologne Faculty of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Offermann speaks German. Dr. Offermann's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group.

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Specializes in Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine
301 Industrial Road; Level 1
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Nathan Bornstein is a specialist in urgent care and emergency medicine. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut, Dr. Bornstein attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group.

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What is Emergency Medicine?

Emergency medicine, as the name implies, refers to the treatment of patients whose illness or injury is an emergency. This usually means the illness or injury is serious and was unexpected. Emergency medicine includes disaster response teams, ambulance personnel such as EMTs and paramedics, and doctors or nurses at an ER.

Emergency medicine specialists are trained to deal with all kinds of different conditions affecting all kinds of different people, as just about any medical condition can become an emergency. An emergency medicine physician might treat patients with:
  • Trauma from a car accident
  • Heart attack
  • Poisoning
  • Near drowning
  • Broken bones
  • Premature labor
  • Drug overdose
  • Suicide attempt
  • Burns
  • High fever

In a busy emergency room, staff could even potentially see all of these problems in the same day. Emergency medicine specialists work in a fast-paced environment, treating serious health issues. They must make decisions quickly. Because emergency care is the only point of access to health care for many Americans, emergency medicine physicians must also provide screening and referrals as well as treatment.

There are over 120 million ER visits in the United States every year. Emergency medicine is a very important part of the health care system, and the providers routinely save lives.