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We found 5 emergency medicine providers who accept Blue Advantage Plus near Corpus Christi, TX.

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Specializes in Legal Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
3845 S Padre Island Drive
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Mulukutla Ramakrishna is a legal medicine and pediatric emergency medicine specialist. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He attended medical school at Andhra Medical College.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine
2601 Hospital Boulevard; Suite 112 & 117
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Elmer Ireton is a Corpus Christi, TX physician who specializes in family medicine. He graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Ireton is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Specializes in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine
600 Elizabeth Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Allyson Larkin is a family practice physician, undersea and hyperbaric medicine specialist, and emergency medicine specialist in Corpus Christi, TX. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Larkin attended medical school at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
3435 S Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Edgar Cortes is a specialist in pediatric emergency medicine. He works in Corpus Christi, TX. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cortes honors.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine
122 Alta Plaza
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Jonie Huang works as a family practitioner and emergency medicine specialist. Dr. Huang is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. She graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of 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.