We found 7 emergency medicine providers who accept Bronze Compass Balanced 6500 near Galveston, TX.

Dr. Tareq Mohd Ali Abu-Sharifeh, MD
Specializes in Emergency Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Cardiology
1005 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Tareq Abu-Sharifeh is a specialist in emergency medicine, hospital medicine (hospitalist), and cardiology (heart disease). He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Abu-Sharifeh is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Manuela Jaramillo Murray, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Manuela Murray is a pediatric emergency medicine specialist in League City, TX and Galveston, TX. Patients rated Dr. Murray highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Murray accepts. She obtained her medical school training at CES University, Institute of Health Sciences and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Murray is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Julia Maria James, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Julia James is a physician who specializes in emergency medicine. She is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. James takes. She attended Ross University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

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Dr. Susan Elaine Couture, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine
301 University Boulevard; Department of Pediatrics
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Susan Couture specializes in urgent care and emergency medicine and practices in Galveston, TX. She studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Couture completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She is in-network for United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Brent Vasut specializes in family medicine and emergency medicine. Dr. Vasut attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Hee-Kwang Yoo is an emergency medicine specialist. He is a graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Saima Arshad practices emergency medicine in Galveston, TX. Dr. Arshad attended medical school at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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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.
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