We found 9 critical care specialists who accept Medicare near West Nyack, NY.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Critical Care
36 Sturbridge Drive
Upper Saddle River, NJ

Dr. Ervant Nishanian specializes in anesthesiology and critical care (intensive care medicine). In his practice, Dr. Nishanian focuses on echocardiogram (echo). Dr. Nishanian is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. He honors Aetna EPO, POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He has an open panel. Dr. Nishanian is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Boston Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Nishanian's distinctions include: Armenian General Benevolent Union Scholar, 1991-92; Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, Univ. of Connecticut Research Foundation, 1989-90; and the University of Connecticut Pre Doctoral Fellowship 1983-84.

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Clinical interests: Echocardiogram

Dr. Sorel C Vladu, DO
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
2 Centerock Road
West Nyack, NY

Dr. Sorel Vladu is a medical specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He honors Medicare insurance. He attended New York College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center and a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine for residency. Dr. Vladu is affiliated with LifeBridge Health and Crystal Run Healthcare.

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Dr. Nirav Mistry, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Hospital Medicine
160 N Midland Avenue
Nyack, NY

Dr. Nirav Mistry is a critical care specialist and hospitalist. He graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Mistry speaks Spanish. Dr. Mistry is professionally affiliated with JFK Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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Dr. George Nicholas Liberis, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Critical Care
180 Phillips Hill Road; Suite 2b
New City, NY

Dr. George Liberis specializes in surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine) and practices in New City, NY. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Liberis attended medical school at the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Liberis (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Greek, and Italian. Dr. Liberis's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Anthony Community Hospital and Nyack Hospital.

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Dr. Adrienne Fueg, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Other, Critical Care
1 Crosfield Avenue; Suite 105
West Nyack, NY

Dr. Adrienne Fueg is a general surgeon and intensivist. She honors Viant, Healthfirst, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, she performed her residency at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center. Dr. Fueg (or staff) speaks Spanish and Hindi. Dr. Fueg is affiliated with St. Joseph's Medical Center, Yonkers, Westchester Medical Center, and Nyack Hospital.

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Specializes in Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
445 Route
304, NY

Dr. Ramon Rivera is a trauma surgeon and critical care specialist in 304, NY and Suffern, NY. He studied medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University. He accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. In addition to English, Dr. Rivera speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Jayesh Ramniklal Mehta, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
55 Old Nyack Turnpike; Townehouse Office Park, Suite 503
Nanuet, NY

Dr. Jayesh Mehta is an adult critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist. Dr. Mehta graduated from Topiwala National Medical College. He completed his residency training at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Mehta is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Fidelis, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Helen Hayes Hospital and Nyack Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
10 Hester Street
Piermont, NY

Dr. Gregory Schilero is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist in Montrose, NY, Bronx, NY, and Piermont, NY. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Bronx VA Medical Center, VA Hudson Valley Health Care System, and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Schilero attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Schilero (or staff) speaks Filipino, Spanish, and German.

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Specializes in Pediatric Critical Care

Dr. Jonathan Schiffman works as a pediatric critical care specialist. Dr. Schiffman (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Hebrew, and Spanish. He studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He accepts Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and more.

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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.