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We found 5 critical care specialists who accept BlueCare Everyday Health 1490 near Naples, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Cardiology
12260 Tamiami Trail East
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Robert Feinstein's areas of specialization are adult critical care and adult cardiology. Dr. Feinstein 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. After attending Georgetown University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Washington Hospital Center.

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Dr. Sadiq Jafar Al-Nakeeb, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
6101 Pine Ridge Road; Dept Pulmonary Medicine, 2nd Floor
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Sadiq Al-Nakeeb is a medical specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Al-Nakeeb is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of the University of Baghdad, Baghdad College of Medicine.

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Dr. Vinay M Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
311 9th Street N; Suite 100
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Vinay Patel is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist in Naples, FL. Dr. Patel's hospital/clinic affiliations include NCH Healthcare System and Morton Plant Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended Ross University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Washington Hospital Center and Georgetown University Hospital. He is conversant in Gujarati.

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Dr. Howard Leonard Cohen, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
311 9th Street N; #100
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Howard Cohen is an adult critical care specialist and pulmonologist in Naples, FL. Dr. Cohen is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
6101 Pine Ridge Road
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Mohamed Radwan practices adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He is an in-network provider 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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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.