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We found 4 emergency medicine providers who accept United Healthcare Gold near Warren, PA.

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine
2 Crescent Park West
Warren, PA
 

Dr. Gregory Pierson is a specialist in emergency medicine. He works in Warren, PA. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare POS.

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine
2 Crescent Park West
Warren, PA
 

Dr. Michael Faulk specializes in emergency medicine and practices in Warren, PA. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, United Healthcare POS, and more. He studied medicine at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine
2 Crescent Park West; Warren Emergency Room
Warren, PA
 

Dr. Jessica Shepherd works as an emergency medicine specialist in Saint Marys, PA and Warren, PA. She attended medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Shepherd accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate.

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine
2 Crescent Park West
Warren, PA
 

Dr. Melissa Carter specializes in emergency medicine. Dr. Carter accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare POS, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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What is Emergency Medicine?

Emergency medicine, as the name implies, refers to the treatment of patients whose illness or injury is an emergency. This usually means the illness or injury is serious and was unexpected. Emergency medicine includes disaster response teams, ambulance personnel such as EMTs and paramedics, and doctors or nurses at an ER.

Emergency medicine specialists are trained to deal with all kinds of different conditions affecting all kinds of different people, as just about any medical condition can become an emergency. An emergency medicine physician might treat patients with:
  • Trauma from a car accident
  • Heart attack
  • Poisoning
  • Near drowning
  • Broken bones
  • Premature labor
  • Drug overdose
  • Suicide attempt
  • Burns
  • High fever

In a busy emergency room, staff could even potentially see all of these problems in the same day. Emergency medicine specialists work in a fast-paced environment, treating serious health issues. They must make decisions quickly. Because emergency care is the only point of access to health care for many Americans, emergency medicine physicians must also provide screening and referrals as well as treatment.

There are over 120 million ER visits in the United States every year. Emergency medicine is a very important part of the health care system, and the providers routinely save lives.