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We found 9 critical care specialists who accept Humana Premier near Augusta, GA.

Dr. Thomas Preston Kennedy, MPH, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA
 

Dr. Thomas Kennedy is a critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Kennedy attended medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Kennedy accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He has received the distinction of Secretary's Hero Award for Service During Katrina, Veterans Administration. Dr. Kennedy is professionally affiliated with Wake Forest Baptist Health.

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Dr. Michael Steward Haynes, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
818 St Sebastian Way; Suite 104
Augusta, GA
 

Dr. Michael Haynes is a medical specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Haynes is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
2258 Wrightsboro Road; Suite 200
Augusta, GA
 

Dr. Frederick Rosenblum works as an adult critical care specialist and pulmonologist in Augusta, GA. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Rosenblum attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1301 Broad Street
Augusta, GA
 

Dr. Alfred Brannen's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Brannen takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended medical school at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia.

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Specializes in Pediatric Critical Care
1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA
 

Dr. Renuka Mehta practices pediatric critical care in Augusta, GA. Dr. Mehta graduated from Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Hospital Medicine
1350 Walton Way; 3rd Floor
Augusta, GA
 

Dr. Jerome Barnes works as an adult critical care specialist and hospitalist. He attended medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1301 Broad Street
Augusta, GA
 

Dr. Varsha Kulkarni is an Augusta, GA physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Kulkarni honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Critical Care
1350 Walton Way
Augusta, GA
 

Dr. Sebastian Circo specializes in anesthesiology and critical care (intensive care medicine) and practices in Augusta, GA. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
2030 Walton Way
Augusta, GA
 

Dr. Edward Garner's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He graduated from Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Garner is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, 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.