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We found 9 critical care specialists who accept BlueCare Everyday Health 1498 near Davenport, FL.

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Dr. Jose Antonio Urdaneta-Jaimes, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
40100 Us Highway 27
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. Jose Urdaneta sees patients in Kissimmee, FL, Tallahassee, FL, and Davenport, FL. His medical specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. His professional affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. He studied medicine at the University of Zulia School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Urdaneta trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Thomas William OBrien, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
40100 Us Highway 27
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Obrien sees patients in Kissimmee, FL, Tallahassee, FL, and Davenport, FL. His medical specialties are critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. Dr. Obrien is professionally affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He obtained his medical school training at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and performed his residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.

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Dr. Fortune Oluseyi Alabi, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
40100 Us Highway 27
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. Fortune Alabi's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He practices in Celebration, FL and Davenport, FL. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Orlando Health and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. He graduated from the University of Ilorin College of Health Sciences and then he performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Alabi is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Dr. Joseph Itodo Ameh, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
40100 Us Highway 27
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Ameh is a critical care specialist and pulmonologist. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ameh takes. He attended the University of Lagos College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Ameh's professional affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Rhoderick Chico Nazario, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
40100 Us Highway 27
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. Rhoderick Nazario is a physician who specializes in critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Nazario is a graduate of the University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Nazario trained at Westchester Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Nazario (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Filipino and Spanish.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
40100 Us Highway 27
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. Fred Umeh is a critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist in Celebration, FL and Davenport, FL. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Umeh attended medical school at the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medical Sciences. He trained at Henry Ford Hospital for his residency. Dr. Umeh is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Other, Adult Pulmonology
40100 Us Highway 27
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. Irtza Sharif is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist in Celebration, FL and Davenport, FL. After completing medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine, Dr. Sharif performed his residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Orlando Health and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. James Anthony Lucio, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
40124 Us Highway; 27 Suite 202
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. James Lucio is a medical specialist in critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida for residency. Dr. Lucio's professional affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, South Lake Hospital, and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Adam Laurence Griggs, DO
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
40100 Us Highway 27
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. Adam Griggs, who practices in Kissimmee, FL, Tallahassee, FL, and Davenport, FL, is a medical specialist in critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Griggs graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Long Island College Hospital.

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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.