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We found 6 critical care specialists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Silver 04/100 near Fort Myers, FL.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Critical Care
8931 Colonial Center Drive; Suite 301
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Rie Aihara sees patients in Fort Myers, FL. Her medical specialties are general surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine). After completing medical school at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Tufts Medical Center. Dr. Aihara has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Aihara is conversant in Spanish. She welcomes new patients.

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

Dr. Vijay Das is a medical specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Das obtained his medical school training at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College and Ranchi University and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Nevada. He is professionally affiliated with The Unity Hospital of Rochester.

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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 in Fort Myers, FL. He is an in-network provider 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 a graduate of M.S. Ramaiah Medical College and Bangalore University.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
5030 Mason Corbin Court
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Tejvir Chadha is an adult critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist in Fort Myers, FL. He attended medical school at Armed Forces Medical College. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Chadha is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Jose Diaz's specialties are trauma surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. Diaz is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. His training includes a residency program at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He is affiliated with Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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

Dr. Sagar Naik practices adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Naik honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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.