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We found 8 critical care specialists who accept Humana Open Access near Safety Harbor, FL.

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Dr. Robert Todd Roth, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Critical Care
1840 Mease Drive; Suite 301
Safety Harbor, FL
 

Dr. Robert Roth's areas of specialization are general surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine); he sees patients in Safety Harbor, FL and New Port Richey, FL. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Roth's clinical interests: thyroid problems, colectomy (colon resection), and hemorrhoid banding. His hospital/clinic affiliations include BayCare Alliant Hospital, Mease Countryside Hospital, and Mease Dunedin Hospital. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Roth studied medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. He trained at Washington Hospital Center and The Washington Hospital, Pennsylvania for residency.

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Clinical interests: Breast Biopsy, Colectomy, Lumpectomy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Hemorrhoid Banding, Gallbladder ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew Howard Smith, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3131 N Mcmullen Booth Road
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Matthew Smith is a specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Smith studied medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Jefferson University Hospitals. His clinical interests include lung problems. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Smith 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. He 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
Diagnostic Clinic; N Mcmullen Booth Road
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Christina Rigas is a physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Rigas's areas of expertise include the following: sleep disorders, intensive care, and bronchoscopy. She is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center and Diagnostic Clinic. She obtained her medical school training at Indiana University School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. She is an in-network provider for Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Robert Jay Stein, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1840 Mease Drive; Suite 307
Safety Harbor, FL
 

Dr. Robert Stein's areas of specialization are adult critical care and adult pulmonology; he sees patients in Oldsmar, FL and Safety Harbor, FL. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His clinical interests include brachytherapy (seed implants), infections, and sleep apnea. Dr. Stein's hospital/clinic affiliations include BayCare Alliant Hospital, Mease Countryside Hospital, and Mease Dunedin Hospital. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Stein performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He is an in-network provider for Viant, TRICARE, Humana HMO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Brachytherapy, Pulse Oximetry, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Infections, Thoracentesis

Dr. Kerry Joseph Kaplan, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Cardiology
1840 Mease Drive; Suite 200
Safety Harbor, FL
 

Dr. Kerry Kaplan is a physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult cardiology. Patient ratings for Dr. Kaplan average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kaplan's clinical interests include mitral valve prolapse, holter monitoring, and atherosclerosis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include BayCare Alliant Hospital, BayCare Medical Group, and Mease Dunedin 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. Dr. Kaplan's education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University.

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Clinical interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, Nuclear Stress Test, ... (Read more)

Dr. Varun Bhaskar, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
2855 Alt 19; Suite P
Palm Harbor, FL
 

Dr. Varun Bhaskar is a specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He works in Palm Harbor, FL. He attended Government Medical College, Amritsar for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois for residency. Dr. Bhaskar honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include BayCare Alliant Hospital, Mease Countryside Hospital, and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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Dr. Stephen Tulane Brown, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1840 Mease Drive; Suite 307
Safety Harbor, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Brown practices adult critical care and adult pulmonology in Safety Harbor, FL. Dr. Brown attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). 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. His professional affiliations include BayCare Alliant Hospital and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1840 Mease Drive; Suite 307
Safety Harbor, FL
 

Dr. Kirk Nelson practices adult critical care and adult pulmonology in Safety Harbor, FL. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Deaconess Hospital, St. Louis for residency. Dr. Nelson's hospital/clinic affiliations include BayCare Alliant Hospital and Mease Dunedin 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.