We found 6 critical care specialists who accept TRICARE PPO near Naperville, IL.

Dr. Kevin Lawrence Kovitz, MBA, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
100 Spalding Drive; Suite 200
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Kevin Kovitz is a specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Kovitz's clinical interests encompass lung cancer, intensive care, and interventional pulmonology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Chicago Super Doctors and US News Top Doctor. Dr. Kovitz's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Delnor Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Interventional Pulmonology, Lung Cancer, Intensive Care

Dr. Steven Russell Boas, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Other, Pediatric Critical Care
1220 Iroquois Avenue; Suite 140
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Steven Boas' specialties are pediatric pulmonology and pediatric critical care. He practices in Naperville, IL, Glenview, IL, and Barrington, IL. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Boas has indicated that his clinical interests include cystic fibrosis (CF), vocal cord dysfunction (VCD), and asthma. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Boas accepts. His practice is open to new patients. He attended Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Nassau University Medical Center for residency.

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Clinical interests: Bronchoscopy, Cystic Fibrosis, Asthma, Vocal Cord Dysfunction, Pectus Excavatum, Chronic Cough

Dr. Edward J Diamond, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
100 Spalding Drive; Suite 200
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Edward Diamond's areas of specialization are adult critical care and adult pulmonology; he sees patients in Elk Grove Village, IL and Naperville, IL. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: exercise induced asthma, emphysema, and lung cancer. Dr. Diamond is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice. Before performing his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Montefiore Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Diamond attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. In addition to English, Dr. Diamond speaks Russian. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, and Suburban Lung Associates. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Diamond's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Exercise Induced Asthma, Lung Cancer, Cough, Asthma, Vocal Cord Dysfunction, Chronic Obstructive ... (Read more)

Dr. Sara R Greenhill, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
100 Spalding Drive; Suite 200
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Sara Greenhill is a critical care specialist and pulmonologist. She is conversant in Spanish. Her areas of expertise include emphysema, lung cancer, and intensive care. Dr. Greenhill is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Delnor Hospital. Before performing her residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Dr. Greenhill attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Greenhill accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Bronchoscopy, Interventional Pulmonology, Lung Cancer, Intensive Care, Emphysema

Dr. Timothy J McGee, DO
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
100 Spalding Drive; Suite 200
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Timothy McGee is a specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He is especially interested in emphysema, lung cancer, and asthma. The average patient rating for Dr. McGee is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. McGee is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice. Before performing his residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University, Dr. McGee attended Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, and Delnor Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Lung Problems, Lung Cancer, Asthma, CPAP Treatment, Emphysema

Dr. Bikash Bhattarai, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
100 Spalding Drive; Suite 200
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Bikash Bhattarai works as an adult critical care specialist and pulmonologist in Naperville, IL, Winfield, IL, and Elk Grove Village, IL. Dr. Bhattarai's areas of expertise include the following: intensive care, lung problems, and interventional pulmonology. Dr. Bhattarai is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Bhattarai completed Dr. Bhattarai's residency training at Interfaith Medical Center. Dr. Bhattarai honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Bhattarai has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems, Interventional Pulmonology

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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.