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We found 16 critical care specialists who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near Minneapolis, MN.

Dr. Robert Charles Hoch, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
3366 Oakdale Avenue N, Suite 200; Healthpartners Parkway Clinic
Robbinsdale, MN
 

Dr. Robert Hoch is an adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology specialist in South Saint Louis Park, MN, Maple Grove, MN, and Robbinsdale, MN. Dr. Hoch's hospital/clinic affiliations include Park Nicollet Clinic - Meadowbrook, North Memorial Health Care, and HealthPartners RiverWay Clinics - Anoka. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Kaysie Lynn Banton, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
420 Delaware Street Se; Mmc 195
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Kaysie Banton is a general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine) specialist in Minneapolis, MN and Robbinsdale, MN. She is a graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Clinical interests for Dr. Banton include lipoma, swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), and intensive care. Dr. Banton is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Fairview Northland Medical Center, North Memorial Health Care, and Fairview Lakes Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Gastrostomy, Appendicitis, Bowel Resection, Small Bowel Resection, Gallstones, Abdominal Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. William Bennett Wheeler, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Critical Care
2530 Chicago Avenue S; Suite 400
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. William Wheeler's specialties are pediatric pulmonology and pediatric critical care. He practices in Duluth, MN, Burnsville, MN, and Saint Paul, MN. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Minnesota Health (M Health), Regions Hospital, and Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic 1st Street Building. Dr. Wheeler is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital. Dr. Wheeler has received the following distinctions: Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Super Doctors.

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Dr. Susan Lynne Burton, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
516 Delaware Street Se, Phillips - Wangensteen Building; Third Floor, Clinic 3a
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Susan Burton is a medical specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. In her practice, Dr. Burton focuses on intensive care. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Burton obtained her medical school training at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and performed her residency at Hennepin County Medical Center. Dr. Burton is professionally affiliated with Fairview Northland Medical Center, Fairview Lakes Medical Center, and Fairview Southdale Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems

Dr. Stephen Charles Kurachek, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Critical Care
2530 Chicago Avenue S; Suite 400
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Stephen Kurachek is a pediatric pulmonology and pediatric critical care specialist. He is professionally affiliated with North Memorial Health Care, Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic 1st Street Building, and Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare. Dr. Kurachek accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Dalhousie University, Dr. Kurachek attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Kurachek has received the following distinctions: Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Super Doctors and Mpls.St.Paul Super Doctors.

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Dr. Sameer Gupta, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Critical Care
420 Delaware Street Se; Mmc 742
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Sameer Gupta is a pediatric pulmonologist and pediatric critical care specialist. Dr. Gupta's areas of expertise include intensive care. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, Dr. Gupta attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Best Doctors in America; Outstanding Faculty Educator Award, University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital; and "Best Doctors," Minnesota Monthly Magazine. Dr. Gupta is professionally affiliated with the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital and the University of Minnesota Medical Center (UMMC).

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Intensive Care

Dr. Michael Darin Alter, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
606 24th Avenue S; Suite 102
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Michael Alter's specialties are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Dr. Alter honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Toledo College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. His professional affiliations include HealthPartners Specialty Center and Regions Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
Minneapolis Va Health Care System; One Veterans Drive
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Naishadh Brahmbhatt's medical specialty is adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Brahmbhatt's education and training includes medical school at Pramukh Swami Medical College and residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He is affiliated with Delnor Hospital, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, and Sound Physicians.

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Specializes in Surgery, Critical Care
716 South 7th Street; Purple Building, P5.620
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Frederick Endorf works as a surgeon and critical care specialist. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Endorf honors. Dr. Endorf attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He has received professional recognition including the following: Best Doctors, Minnesota Monthly Magazine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Regions Hospital and Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC).

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Dr. Krista Kay Graven, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
2575 University Avenue; Suite 140
Westgate Saint Paul, MN
 

Dr. Krista Graven's medical specialty is adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. She is affiliated with HealthPartners Specialty Center and Regions Hospital. Dr. Graven studied medicine at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Dr. Sonja Maurie Bjerk, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
420 Delaware Street Se
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Sonja Bjerk specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology and practices in Duluth, MN, Minneapolis, MN, and Deer River, MN. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bjerk completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic 3rd Street Building, Essentia Health-Duluth (Miller-Dwan Building), and Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center (Duluth).

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Dr. Madhu Kannapiran, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3366 Oakdale Avenue N; Suite 605
Robbinsdale, MN
 

Dr. Madhu Kannapiran specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology and practices in Robbinsdale, MN. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Kannapiran attended Ohio State University College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Hennepin County Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with North Memorial Health Care.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care
701 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Sarah Kesler works as an adult critical care specialist in Minneapolis, MN. Clinical interests for Dr. Kesler include intensive care. Her professional affiliations include Fairview Northland Medical Center, Fairview Ridges Hospital, and Fairview Lakes Medical Center. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. Kesler completed her residency training at Hennepin County Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Intensive Care

Dr. Cassandra Ann Palmer, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Critical Care
701 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Cassandra Palmer's areas of specialization are general surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine). She is affiliated with Regions Hospital. Before completing her residency at Hennepin County Medical Center, Dr. Palmer attended medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3366 Oakdale Avenue N; Suite 605
Robbinsdale, MN
 

Dr. Andrew Wilson is a critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist in Robbinsdale, MN and Duluth, MN. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
Minneapolis Va Health Care System; One Veterans Drive
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Anuja Sharma is a medical specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Dr. Sharma is professionally affiliated with Minneapolis VA Health Care System. She is a graduate of All India Institute of Medical Sciences. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: Mpls.St.Paul Super Doctors.

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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.