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We found 10 critical care specialists who accept Medicare near Bryan, TX.

Dr. Carl David Boethel, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
700 Scott and White Drive
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Carl Boethel specializes in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Boethel attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Polysomnography, Intensive Care, ... (Read more)

Dr. Juan Fernando Sanchez, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
700 Scott and White Drive
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Juan Sanchez's areas of specialization are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending CES University, Institute of Health Sciences for medical school, Dr. Sanchez completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He has received the distinction of Young Investigator Award: Chest. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Sanchez is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Transplant Procedures, Transbronchial Biopsy, Interstitial Lung Disease, Interventional ... (Read more)

Dr. Heath Douglas White, MS, DO
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
700 Scott and White Drive
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Heath White works as an adult critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist. After completing medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. White performed his residency at Scott and White Healthcare. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Transplant Procedures, Bronchoscopy, Biopsy, Intensive Care, Lung Problems, Interventional ... (Read more)

Dr. William G Petersen, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
700 Scott and White Drive
College Station, TX
 

Dr. William Petersen is an adult critical care specialist and pulmonologist in Temple, TX, Waco, TX, and College Station, TX. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Petersen include pulmonary function test (PFT) and pulmonary hypertension. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Petersen accepts. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Petersen attended the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school. He has received professional recognition including the following: Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians.

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Clinical interests: Lung Problems, Pulmonary Function Test, Pulmonary Hypertension

Dr. Eugene A Veley, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
800 Scott and White Drive
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Gene Veley specializes in critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. Dr. Veley is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Medical Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Tube Thoracostomy, Transbronchial Biopsy, Intensive Care, Sleep Apnea, Lung Problems, Pulmonary ... (Read more)

Dr. Adam Connell Jenkins, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Critical Care
700 Scott and White Drive; Department of Anesthesiology
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Adam Jenkins is an anesthesiologist and critical care specialist. He attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Jenkins accepts United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, and United Healthcare Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Chief Resident, University of Michigan, Department of Anesthesiology, Ann Arbor, MI, 2011-2012. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Echocardiogram, Intensive Care

Dr. Shekhar Anant Ghamande, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
800 Scott and White Drive
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Shekhar Ghamande is a critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist in Temple, TX, Waco, TX, and College Station, TX. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Seth G.S. Medical College. Dr. Ghamande has received the following distinction: Best attending physician," Department of Medicine, West Virginia University. Dr. Ghamande (or staff) is conversant in Marathi and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Apnea, Emphysema, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
2700 East 29th; Suite 260
Bryan, TX
 

Dr. Anup Amin is a specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He works in Bryan, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Amin honors. Dr. Amin is a graduate of Kasturba Medical College. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
2700 East 29th; Suite 260
Bryan, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Weber specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology and practices in Bryan, TX. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Weber is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Dr. Vincent John Scott, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
800 Scott and White Drive
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Vincent Scott's areas of specialization are critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and residency at a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center. United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and Humana HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Scott honors. Dr. Scott speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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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.