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We found 10 critical care specialists who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida MyBlue near Pensacola, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
435 Aiport Boulevard
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. John Wade is a specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1717 North; Suite 222a
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. John Gary is a Pensacola, FL physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He 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. He attended medical school at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
5149 N 9th Avenue; Suite 120
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. John Wagner is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

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Dr. Nir Joseph Hus, PhD, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Critical Care
5149 N 9th Avenue; Suite 246
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Nir Hus' areas of specialization are general surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine). He is rated highly by his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health. Dr. Hus honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
4700 Bayou Boulevard; Building 6
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. John Bray's medical specialty is adult critical care and adult pulmonology. 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 a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
5149 N 9th Avenue; Suite 120
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Frank Messina sees patients in Pensacola, FL. His medical specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Messina honors. He studied medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
435 Airport Boulevard
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Rammohan Rao is an adult critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
5149 N. 9th Avenue; Suite 120
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Peter Marco's areas of specialization are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He studied medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Marco 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.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
5149 N 9th Avenue; Suite 120
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Peter Bercz is a physician who 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, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
5149 N. 9th Avenue; Suite 120
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Mohamed Helmi practices adult critical care and adult pulmonology in Pensacola, FL. He 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.