We found 5 critical care specialists who accept Aetna Select near Kansas City, MO.

Showing 1-5 of 5
Selecting one of the sort options will cause this page to reload and list providers by the selected sort order.
Dr. A. Michael Michael Borkon, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Critical Care
4320 Wornall Road; Suite 50
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. A. Borkon works as a heart surgeon, thoracic surgeon, and intensivist in Kansas City, MO and North Kansas City, MO. Dr. Borkon's professional affiliations include North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH) and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. He attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Borkon trained at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He honors Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Borkon has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors.

Read more
Dr. Scott Gary Sagraves, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
2301 Holmes Street
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Scott Sagraves' medical specialty is general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. Sagraves takes Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Maricopa Medical Center, Dr. Sagraves attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. He is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

Read more
Dr. Gregory Howard Howell, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
4321 Washington Street; Suite 6000
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Gregory Howell practices critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Howell trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) for his residency. He is especially interested in emphysema, bronchoscopy, and asthma. Dr. Howell takes Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Wright Memorial Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

Read more

Clinical interests: Bronchoscopy, Cancer, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Lung Tumor, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary ... (Read more)

Dr. Timothy Michael Saettele, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
4321 Washington Street; Suite 6000
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Timothy Saettele's specialties are critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. He practices in Kansas City, MO. His areas of clinical interest consist of lung cancer and bronchoscopy. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. Dr. Saettele graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University of Missouri Health System and a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). He is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

Read more

Clinical interests: Bronchoscopy, Lung Cancer

Dr. Andrew Brian Schlachter, MD
Specializes in Pulmonology, Internal Medicine, Critical Care
4321 Washington Street; Suite 6000
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Andrew Schlachter practices pulmonology (lung & respiratory disease) and critical care (intensive care medicine). He is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. Dr. Schlachter is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine and a graduate of Rush University Medical Center's residency program. He honors Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

Read more

Conditions / Treatments

Insurance

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information

Distinctions

Research

Online Communication

Practice Affiliation

Credentials

Medical School

Residency

Years Since Graduation

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.
Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.