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We found 11 critical care specialists who accept Humana Basic 6850/HMO Premier near Munster, IN.

Dr. Luis E Torero, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Critical Care
800 Mcarthur Boulevard; Suite 3
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Luis Torero's specialties are pediatric pulmonology and pediatric critical care. Dr. Torero (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French. Dr. Torero's areas of clinical interest consist of cystic fibrosis (CF) and asthma. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Torero attended Cayetano Heredia University for medical school. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Torero takes.

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Clinical interests: Cystic Fibrosis, Lung Problems, Asthma

Dr. Mouhammad Bassel Bassel Ericsoussi, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, General Internal Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
701 Superior Avenue
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Mouhammad Ericsoussi is an adult critical care specialist, internist, and pulmonologist. He is affiliated with Franciscan Physician Network. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ericsoussi accepts. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Ericsoussi attended the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for residency.

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Dr. Asaad Aljandali, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
8840 Calumet Avenue; Suite 203
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Asaad Jandali practices adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. Before performing his residency at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, Dr. Jandali attended the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine for medical school. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Jandali is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Giovanni Annunziato Infusino, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
5454 Hohman Avenue
Hammond, IN
 

Dr. Giovanni Infusino is a general internist, intensivist, and pulmonologist. After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Infusino is professionally affiliated with Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, Franciscan Physician Network, and Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Andrew Joseph Griffin, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Critical Care
800 Macarthur Bldv.; Unit# 3
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Andrew Griffin's medical specialty is pediatric cardiology and pediatric critical care. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Griffin takes. Dr. Griffin attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago for residency.

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Dr. Charles J Rebesco, MD
Specializes in Pulmonology, Other, Internal Medicine, Critical Care
5454 Hohman Avenue
Hammond, IN
 

Dr. Charles Rebesco practices pulmonology (lung & respiratory disease) and critical care (intensive care medicine) in Hobart, IN, Dyer, IN, and Hammond, IN. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rebesco accepts. He obtained his medical school training at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and performed his residency at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. He is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Wassim Shwaiki, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
8840 Calumet Avenue; Suite 203
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Wassim Shwaiki is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Shwaiki attended the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut for residency. He is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. Dr. Shwaiki has an open panel.

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Dr. Alexander S Bozanich, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
7550 Hohman Avenue; Suite 600
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Alexander Bozanich is a critical care (intensive care medicine), sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology specialist in Munster, IN, Dyer, IN, and Hammond, IN. He is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. Dr. Bozanich attended medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Naresh Kanaiyalal Upadhyay, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
Hammond, IN
 

Dr. Naresh Upadhyay specializes in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Dr. Upadhyay accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from B.J. Medical College. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Trenton. He is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. Dr. Upadhyay's practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
8840 Calumet Avenue; Suite 203
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Puneet Sethi's medical specialty is critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
7905 Calumet Avenue
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Michael Bommarito's areas of specialization are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology; he sees patients in Munster, IN. Dr. Bommarito accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

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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.