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We found 11 critical care specialists who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueCare Essential near Largo, FL.

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Dr. Matthew Howard Smith, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1301 2nd Avenue Sw
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Matthew Smith is an adult critical care specialist and pulmonologist. He is especially interested in lung problems. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Smith takes. After completing medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Smith is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center and Diagnostic Clinic.

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Clinical interests: Lung Problems

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1301 2nd Avenue Sw
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Christina Rigas' areas of specialization are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rigas include sleep disorders, intensive care, and bronchoscopy. Dr. Rigas is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center and Diagnostic Clinic. She takes several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Rigas trained at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University for her residency.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Bronchoscopy, Lung Problems, Intensive Care

Dr. Eli R Gavi, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
430 Morton Plant Street; Bay Area Chest Physicians Suite 405
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Eli Gavi's specialties are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Gavi is a graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical University. For his professional training, Dr. Gavi completed a residency program at Washington Hospital Center. In addition to English, Dr. Gavi speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with BayCare Alliant Hospital.

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Dr. Jay Harlan Epstein, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Critical Care
430 Morton Plant Street; Suite 210
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Jay Epstein's medical specialty is anesthesiology and critical care (intensive care medicine). His hospital/clinic affiliations include BayCare Alliant Hospital and Morton Plant Hospital. Dr. Epstein is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University.

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Dr. Tammy Nguyen Ferro, MD, DO
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
12199 Indian Rocks Road; Suite 2 (c)
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Tammy Ferro's areas of specialization are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. She is a graduate of Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix's residency program. She 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. Ferro (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Vietnamese. She is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Morton Plant Hospital.

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Dr. Daniel Anthony Orlando III, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
430 Morton Plant Street; Bay Area Chest Physicians Suite 405
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Orlando's areas of specialization are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology; he sees patients in Clearwater, FL. Dr. Orlando attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) for residency. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Orlando include sleep apnea. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Orlando takes. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with BayCare Alliant Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea

Dr. John Alan Masson Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
430 Morton Plant Street; Bay Area Chest Physicians Suite 405
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. John Masson is a specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include sleep apnea. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Masson is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Masson speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with BayCare Alliant Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Apnea

Dr. Shea Michael Eckardt, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
430 Morton Plant Street; Bay Area Chest Physicians Suite 405
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Shea Eckardt is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Eckardt honors. Dr. Eckardt studied medicine at St. George's University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Eckardt is affiliated with BayCare Alliant Hospital.

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Dr. Devendra Natverlal Amin, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
430 Morton Plant Street; Bay Area Chest Physicians Suite 405
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Devendra Amin is a specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. In his practice, he is particularly interested in sleep apnea. Dr. Amin is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Amin accepts. After attending King's College London School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Amin (or staff) speaks Spanish and Gujarati. He is professionally affiliated with BayCare Alliant Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Apnea

Dr. Jeramy Don Mosburg, DO
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
430 Morton Plant Street; Suite 405
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Jeramy Mosburg's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He practices in Clearwater, FL. Dr. Mosburg is a graduate of Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine. 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 professionally affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, BayCare Alliant Hospital, and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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Dr. Joseph Romero, DO
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
430 Morton Plant Street; Suite 405
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Romero is an adult critical care specialist and pulmonologist in Clearwater, FL. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Romero trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center for his residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include BayCare Alliant Hospital, Mease Dunedin Hospital, and Morton Plant 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.