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We found 4 emergency medicine providers who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver HMO near El Paso, TX.

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine
1801 N Oregon Street
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Sergio Ibarra is a medical specialist in emergency medicine. Dr. Ibarra is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in General Practice, Emergency Medicine
2931 Montana Avenue; Suite A
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Easter is a general practitioner and emergency medicine specialist in El Paso, TX. Dr. Easter is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Surgery, Emergency Medicine
1250 E Cliff Drive; Suite 5a
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Oluwamayowa Familua's areas of specialization are surgery and emergency medicine. He honors 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 Adult Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, Interventional Cardiology
4801 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Aamer Abbas specializes in adult cardiology, emergency medicine, and interventional cardiology and practices in El Paso, TX. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Abbas takes.

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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.