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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
9131 College Pointe Court
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Raymond Santucci is a medical specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Santucci takes.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
13782 Plantation Road; Building 4, Suite 201
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Sunil Pammi is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist. Dr. Pammi takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of M.S. Ramaiah Medical College and Bangalore University.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
5216 Clayton Court
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Vijay Das' specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College and Ranchi University. Dr. Das is professionally affiliated with The Unity Hospital of Rochester.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
5216 Clayton Court
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Sagar Naik is an adult critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist in Fort Myers, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Naik takes.

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Specializes in Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
2780 Cleveland Avenue; #702
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Jose Diaz is a Fort Myers, FL physician who specializes in trauma surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. Diaz 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.

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Specializes in Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
2780 Cleveland Avenue; Suite 702
Ft Myers, FL
 

Dr. Ernst Vieux works as a trauma surgeon and critical care specialist. Dr. Vieux graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, MyBlue, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
13681 Doctors Way
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Marilyn Kole works as a critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist in Fort Myers, FL. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine.

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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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