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We found 9 critical care specialists who accept Humana Simplicity 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 an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist in Augusta, GA. Dr. Kennedy takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Kennedy attended medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Secretary's Hero Award for Service During Katrina, Veterans Administration. He 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 practices adult critical care and adult pulmonology in Augusta, GA. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Dr. Haynes takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Frederick Rosenblum's areas of specialization are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rosenblum studied medicine 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 specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Brannen is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He studied medicine 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 is a pediatric critical care specialist in Augusta, GA. Dr. Mehta is a graduate of Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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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. Dr. Barnes takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School.

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

Dr. Varsha Kulkarni is a 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's specialties are anesthesiology and critical care (intensive care medicine). He practices in Augusta, GA. He is in-network 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 is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist in Augusta, GA. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Garner takes. He graduated from Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia.

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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.