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We found 6 critical care specialists who accept MyBlue Silver 1604 near Lake Mary, FL.

Dr. Karuna Ahuja, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1319 International Parkway; Suite 1171
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Karuna Ahuja specializes in critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. Dr. Ahuja's average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. She is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. She graduated from GSVM Medical College and Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. Dr. Ahuja's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with State University of New York (SUNY). Dr. Ahuja (or staff) is conversant in Hindi.

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Clinical interests: Bronchoscopy, Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, Pulmonary ... (Read more)

Dr. Edward Kevin Scanlon, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
749 Stirling Center Place
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Edward Scanlon specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology and practices in Orange City, FL and Lake Mary, FL. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas, Dr. Scanlon attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Scanlon honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Bronchoscopy, Lung Problems, Consultation, Stress Testing, Sleep Study, Endobronchial Ultrasound, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul Travis Smith, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
749 Stirling Center Place
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Paul Smith is a physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. After completing medical school at the University of Utah School of Medicine, Dr. Smith performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Bronchoscopy, Lung Problems, Consultation, Stress Testing, Sleep Study, Endobronchial Ultrasound, ... (Read more)

Dr. Radhika Madaan Verma, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
749 Stirling Center Place
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Radhika Verma, who practices in Orange City, FL and Lake Mary, FL, is a medical specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Dr. Verma is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Lady Hardinge Medical College and the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU).

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Clinical interests: Bronchoscopy, Lung Problems, Consultation, Stress Testing, Sleep Study, Endobronchial Ultrasound, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kurt Hilary Bowman, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
749 Stirling Center Place
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Kurt Bowman is a specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Bowman accepts 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 St. George's University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University for residency. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Bronchoscopy, Lung Problems, Consultation, Stress Testing, Sleep Study, Endobronchial Ultrasound, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1005 W 1st Street
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Sabaretnam Yogendra works as an adult critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist. Dr. Yogendra accepts 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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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.