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We found 3 emergency medicine providers who accept Humana POS near Chicago, IL.

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Dr. Kristine Loren Cieslak, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
225 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Kristine Cieslak sees patients in Chicago, IL and Winfield, IL. Her medical specialty is pediatric emergency medicine. She has indicated that her clinical interests include emergency care. Dr. Cieslak is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. She welcomes new patients. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF).

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Clinical interests: Emergency Care

Dr. Russell Horowitz, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
225 E. Chicago Avenue; Box 62
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Russell Horowitz's specialty is pediatric emergency medicine. He is especially interested in emergency care. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Horowitz accepts. Before completing his residency at Children's National Medical Center, Dr. Horowitz attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He speaks French. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Horowitz's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Emergency Care

Dr. Arie Leigh Habis, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
225 E. Chicago Avenue; Box 62
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Arie Habis, who practices in Chicago, IL and Winfield, IL, is a medical specialist in pediatric emergency medicine. Dr. Habis is especially interested in emergency care. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He has an open panel. He attended medical school at Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine. Dr. Habis's medical residency was performed at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. He speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Emergency Care

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What is Emergency Medicine?

Emergency medicine, as the name implies, refers to the treatment of patients whose illness or injury is an emergency. This usually means the illness or injury is serious and was unexpected. Emergency medicine includes disaster response teams, ambulance personnel such as EMTs and paramedics, and doctors or nurses at an ER.

Emergency medicine specialists are trained to deal with all kinds of different conditions affecting all kinds of different people, as just about any medical condition can become an emergency. An emergency medicine physician might treat patients with:
  • Trauma from a car accident
  • Heart attack
  • Poisoning
  • Near drowning
  • Broken bones
  • Premature labor
  • Drug overdose
  • Suicide attempt
  • Burns
  • High fever

In a busy emergency room, staff could even potentially see all of these problems in the same day. Emergency medicine specialists work in a fast-paced environment, treating serious health issues. They must make decisions quickly. Because emergency care is the only point of access to health care for many Americans, emergency medicine physicians must also provide screening and referrals as well as treatment.

There are over 120 million ER visits in the United States every year. Emergency medicine is a very important part of the health care system, and the providers routinely save lives.