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We found 6 critical care specialists who accept Blue Choice Silver PPO 003 near Cedar Park, TX.

Dr. Kirkland Caves Nolan, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
910 E. Whitestone Boulevard
Cedar Park, TX
 

Dr. Kirkland Nolan is a specialist in critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. He works in Cedar Park, TX and Round Rock, TX. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Nolan include lung problems. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Lung Problems

Dr. Jadvinder Singh Goraya, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
910 E. Whitestone Boulevard
Cedar Park, TX
 

Dr. Jadvinder Goraya specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology and practices in Round Rock, TX, Cedar Park, TX, and Georgetown, TX. Dr. Goraya's areas of expertise include the following: intensive care and lung problems. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. After completing medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners. He has received the distinction of Chief Fellow, Pulmonary Critical Care, University of Nebraska Omaha, Omaha, NE, 2010-2011. In addition to English, Dr. Goraya (or staff) speaks Hindi and Punjabi. Dr. Goraya is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems

Dr. David "tug" W. Tuggle, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, Critical Care
1301 Medical Parkway; Suite 340
Cedar Park, TX
 

Dr. David Tuggle is a pediatric surgery, general surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine) specialist. He is especially interested in cancer surgery, neonatal surgery, and hernia surgery. Dr. Tuggle honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Tuggle trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Tuggle is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery, Neonatal Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Trauma

Dr. Harsh Babbar, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1464 E Whitestone Boulevard; Suite 601
Cedar Park, TX
 

Dr. Harsh Babbar, who practices in Austin, TX, Round Rock, TX, and Cedar Park, TX, is a medical specialist in adult critical care, obstetrics & gynecology, and sleep medicine. Dr. Babbar is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended Maulana Azad Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Said Hassane Soubra, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1464 E Whitestone; Suite 601
Cedar Park, TX
 

Dr. Said Soubra practices adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He is affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Soubra attended American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas.

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Dr. Shantanu Shreepad Naik, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1464 E. Whitestone Boulevard; Building 6, Suite 601
Cedar Park, TX
 

Dr. Shantanu Naik sees patients in Austin, TX, Round Rock, TX, and Cedar Park, TX. His medical specialties are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He is professionally affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Naik obtained his medical school training at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital.

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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.