We found 6 critical care specialists who accept Gold Navigate Plus 1000 near Bronx, NY.

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Dr. Sophie Yusuf Naz, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Critical Care
1825 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY

Dr. Sofia Naz works as a surgeon and intensive care specialist. In her practice, she is particularly interested in surgical procedures. She is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and UPMC St. Margaret. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Naz accepts. She is a graduate of St. George's, University of London. Dr. Naz's residency was performed at the University Hospitals, Cleveland.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures

Dr. Beth Rachel Hochman, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Critical Care
161 Fort Washington Avenue; Herbert Irving Pavilion
New York, NY

Dr. Beth Hochman is a surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine) specialist. She studied medicine at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. For her professional training, Dr. Hochman completed residency programs at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. These areas are among Dr. Hochman's clinical interests: colorectal surgery procedures, gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), and appendectomy. She takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Vytra, and more. She has received distinctions including Visiting Surgeon, Tenwek Hospital, Kenya; Lecture by Invitation: "Stump the Professor", PennTRAC Conference, Pennsylvania; and Visiting Surgery Resident, Lady Willingdon Hospital, India. Dr. Hochman is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Appendectomy, Endoscopic Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Colorectal Surgery Procedures, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. James Gasperino, MD, PhD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY

Dr. James Gasperino's medical specialty is adult critical care. Dr. Gasperino's hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Montefiore Medical Center - Weiler Division Hospital. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare POS are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gasperino accepts. He graduated from Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. Dr. Gasperino (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Sign Language, and Spanish.

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Dr. Edward Chao, MD
Specializes in Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
1400 Pelham Parkway S
Bronx, NY

Dr. Edward Chao works as a trauma surgeon and intensive care specialist. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. Dr. Chao graduated from The University of Sydney Medical School. Dr. Chao (or staff) speaks Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. Dr. Chao is professionally affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Hospice and Palliative Medicine
506 Lenox Avenue; Room 14-106
New York, NY

Dr. Michael Devita is an adult critical care and hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness) specialist in New York, NY. He attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Devita accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, United Healthcare POS, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Infectious Disease, Adult Pulmonology
622 W 168th Street; Ph 14-104
New York, NY

Dr. Kashif Raza is a New York, NY physician who specializes in adult critical care, adult infectious disease, and adult pulmonology. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Nishtar Medical College.

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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.
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