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We found 4 critical care specialists who accept Humana Bronze near Albuquerque, NM.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
2211 Lomas Boulevard Ne; General Surgery - Acc 2nd Floor
Albuquerque, NM

Dr. Carey Hill is a specialist in general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. Carey Hill works in Albuquerque, NM and Oklahoma City, NM. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hill accepts. After completing medical school at Albany Medical College, Dr. Hill performed Dr. Hill's residency at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1501 San Pedro Drive, Se
Albuquerque, NM

Dr. Carl Williams sees patients in Albuquerque, NM. His medical specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Boston Medical Center.

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Dr. Steven Angelo Davino Accarino, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care
1501 San Pedro Drive, Se
Albuquerque, NM

Dr. Steven Accarino is a medical specialist in adult critical care. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital and Emory Clinic. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Accarino honors. He studied medicine at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
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Albuquerque, NM

Dr. Patrick McGrew is a specialist in trauma surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. McGrew honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.