We found 5 critical care specialists who accept Coventry Silver near Akron, OH.

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Dr. Christopher K Page-Goertz, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Critical Care
214 W. Bowery Street; Intensive Care, Unit - Akron
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Christopher Page-Goertz is a medical specialist in pediatric critical care. His professional affiliations include Akron Children's Hospital and MetroHealth. He attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Page-Goertz takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Michael Theodore Bigham, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Critical Care
214 W. Bowery Street; Intensive Care, Unit - Akron
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Michael Bigham's specialty is pediatric critical care. He is affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital and MetroHealth. Dr. Bigham is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Best Doctor.

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Dr. James B Besunder, DO
Specializes in Pediatric Critical Care
214 W. Bowery Street; Intensive Care, Unit - Akron
Akron, OH
 

Dr. James Besunder is a specialist in pediatric critical care. Dr. Besunder accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital. He has received the following distinctions: Best Doctor Best Doctors Best Doctor; Best Doctor Best Doctor Best Doctor; and Cleveland Super Doctors. Dr. Besunder is affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital and MetroHealth.

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Dr. Patricia L Raimer, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Critical Care
214 W. Bowery Street; Intensive Care, Unit - Akron
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Patricia Raimer is a pediatric critical care specialist. She is professionally affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital. Before completing her residency at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, Dr. Raimer attended medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine. She takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Ryan A Nofziger, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Critical Care
214 W. Bowery Street; Intensive Care, Unit - Akron
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Ryan Nofziger's medical specialty is pediatric critical care. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nofziger accepts. He attended the University of Toledo College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Dr. Nofziger is professionally affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital and MetroHealth.

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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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