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We found 10 critical care specialists who accept BlueSelect Everyday Health Premier 1451V near Pembroke Pines, FL.

Dr. Alvaro Efrain Visbal Ventura, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3501 Johnson Street; Third, Floor, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Alvaro Visbal specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Visbal attended Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Henry Ford Hospital for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Dr. Luis Manuel Alvarez Gonzales, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3501 Johnson Street; 3rd Floor
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Luis Alvarez's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He practices in Hollywood, FL. Dr. Alvarez attended Cayetano Heredia University for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University for residency. In his practice, he is particularly interested in cystic fibrosis (CF). 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. Dr. Alvarez speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Clinical interests: Cystic Fibrosis

Dr. Larry Allen Latson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Interventional Cardiology, Pediatric Critical Care
1150 North 35th Avenue; Suite 575
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Larry Latson's areas of specialization are pediatric interventional cardiology and pediatric critical care; he sees patients in Hollywood, FL. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He 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. Dr. Latson's education and training includes medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received the following distinctions: Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and SCAI Congenital Heart Disease Executive Committee.

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Dr. Eddy Herbert Carrillo-Sanchez, MD
Specializes in Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
3501 Johnson Street
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Eddy Carrillo-Sanchez is a trauma surgeon and critical care specialist in Hollywood, FL. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital West, Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, and Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. Dr. Carrillo-Sanchez accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended the University of San Carlos of Guatemala, Faculty of Medical Sciences and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville. He has received distinctions including Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. He speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Aron Neuhaus, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care
3501 Johnson Street; Third, Floor, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Aron Neuhaus sees patients in Hollywood, FL. His medical specialty is adult critical care. Dr. Neuhaus is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan, Dr. Neuhaus attended medical school at New York Medical College. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Dr. Robert Bruce Holtzman, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care
3501 Johnson Street; Third, Floor, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Robert Holtzman is an adult critical care specialist. Dr. Holtzman's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Dr. Stefanie Julissa Torres Ramirez, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Pulmonology
3501 Johnson Street; Third, Floor, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Stefanie Torres-Ramirez is an adult critical care specialist and pulmonologist. Dr. Torres-Ramirez accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Her education and training includes medical school at Catholic University of Santiago of Guayaquil, Faculty of Medical Sciences and residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. She is conversant in Spanish. She is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Dr. Robert Allan Alterbaum, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3501 Johnson Street; Third, Floor, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Robert Alterbaum works as a critical care specialist and pulmonologist in Hollywood, FL. Dr. Alterbaum's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, he performed his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. He is conversant in French.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care
3501 Johnson Street; Third, Floor, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Syed Ali's area of specialization is adult critical care. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ali attended medical school at King Edward Medical University. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. Dr. Ali has received the following distinction: Internal Medicine Program, University of Connecticut. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital West and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Dr. Lance A Cohen, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3501 Johnson Street; Memorial Regional Hospital - Department of Critical Care
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Lance Cohen works as a critical care specialist and pulmonologist. Dr. Cohen's clinical interests include cystic fibrosis (CF). His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He has received professional recognition including the following: 'Fire Starter' award for physician leadership - Memorial Healthcare System; Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award; and NIH award # HLO7317-24, Total Support for period $ 360.

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Clinical interests: Cystic Fibrosis

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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.