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We found 5 critical care specialists who accept Anthem EPO near Brooklyn, NY.

Dr. Richard Herbert Savel, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care
4802 10th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Richard Savel, who practices in Bronx, NY and Brooklyn, NY, is a medical specialist in adult critical care. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He honors Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), Anthem, and Child Health Plus, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Critical Care
535 E 70th Street; Hss Department of Anesthesiology
New York, NY
 

Dr. Michael Nurok specializes in anesthesiology and critical care (intensive care medicine). He attended medical school at the University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences. For his professional training, Dr. Nurok completed a residency program at Brigham and Women's Hospital. In his practice, Dr. Nurok focuses on anesthesia. Dr. Nurok honors Anthem, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: List available on request. In addition to English, Dr. Nurok (or staff) speaks Spanish. He also offers interpreting services for his patients. Dr. Nurok is affiliated with Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Anesthesia

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Critical Care
525 E 68th Street; Box 124
New York, NY
 

Dr. Vanessa Henke works as an anesthesiologist and critical care specialist in New York, NY. She accepts Anthem, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Henke studied medicine at Harvard Medical School. She speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Critical Care
227 E 56th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Daniel Rowen is a specialist in anesthesiology and critical care (intensive care medicine). He honors Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. He attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Rowen (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French.

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Specializes in Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
150 55th Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Charles Guidry's medical specialty is trauma surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine). He is affiliated with Lutheran Hospital. Dr. Guidry is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific.

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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.