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We found 11 critical care specialists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 03/100 near Georgetown, TX.

Dr. Gonzalo Alenjandro Salgado-Gonzalez, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
302 University Boulevard
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Gonzalo Salgado, who practices in Round Rock, TX, Temple, TX, and Taylor, TX, is a medical specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. In his practice, he is particularly interested in sleep disorders, intensive care, and lung problems. Dr. Salgado is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He is an in-network provider for 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 Luis Razetti School of Medicine and a graduate of Temple University Hospital's residency program. Dr. Salgado's distinctions include: Magna cum Laude, Universidad Central de Venezuela; Luis Razetti Award, Luis Razetti School of Medicine; and Lorenzo Campins y Ballester Award, Faculty of Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Intensive Care, Lung Problems

Dr. Kirkland Caves Nolan, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
302 University Boulevard
Round Rock, 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. In his practice, Dr. Nolan focuses on lung problems. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Dr. Nolan attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Dr. Nolan is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Lung Problems

Dr. Heath Douglas White, MS, DO
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
302 University Boulevard
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Heath White is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. Dr. White takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Scott and White Healthcare for residency.

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

Dr. Jadvinder Singh Goraya, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
302 University Boulevard
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Jadvinder Goraya is a specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He works in Round Rock, TX, Cedar Park, TX, and Georgetown, TX. His clinical interests encompass intensive care and lung problems. 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. Goraya accepts. After completing medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners. Dr. Goraya has received the distinction of Chief Fellow, Pulmonary Critical Care, University of Nebraska Omaha, Omaha, NE, 2010-2011. Dr. Goraya (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hindi and Punjabi.

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Clinical interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems

Dr. Danny Carlton Little, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, Critical Care
425 University Boulevard
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Danny Little practices pediatric surgery, general surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine) in Temple, TX, College Station, TX, and Round Rock, TX. Dr. Little is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. Before completing his residency at Scott and White Healthcare, Dr. Little attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. His distinctions include: Best Clinical Faculty, Temple Surgery Clerkship, Texas A&M College of Medicine; Most Outstanding Surgical Teaching Faculty, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; and Surgical Education Research Fellowship.

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Clinical interests: Wounds, Burns, Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery, Intensive Care, Ovarian Disease

Dr. Harsh Babbar, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
301 Seton Parkway; Suite 305
Round Rock, 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 professionally affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center. He attended Maulana Azad Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine for residency. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Shantanu Shreepad Naik, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
301 Seton Parkway; Suite 305
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Shantanu Naik is a specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He works in Austin, TX, Round Rock, TX, and Cedar Park, TX. He is a graduate of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and a graduate of Henry Ford Hospital's residency program. Dr. Naik accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1900 Scenic Drive; Suite 2208
Georgetown, TX
 

Dr. Dominic Dekeratry sees patients in Georgetown, TX. His medical specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Dekeratry's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1900 Scenic Drive; Suite 2208
Georgetown, TX
 

Dr. Esther Fields is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist in Georgetown, TX. Dr. Fields is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1900 Scenic Drive; Suite 2208
Georgetown, TX
 

Dr. Matthew Lester's areas of specialization are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
301 Seton Parkway; Suite 305
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Abhishek Vedavalli works as an adult critical care specialist and pulmonologist in Kyle, TX, Austin, TX, and Round Rock, TX. Dr. Vedavalli is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.