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We found 5 critical care specialists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver near Grapevine, TX.

Dr. Raymond Charles Ii Perkins II, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
731 E Southlake Boulevard; Suite 190
Southlake, TX
 

Dr. Raymond Perkins' specialties are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He practices in Fort Worth, TX, Southlake, TX, and Decatur, TX. Dr. Perkins is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. The average patient rating for Dr. Perkins is 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Robert Lindsey Cash Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1600 West College; Suite 110
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Robert Cash is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist. Dr. Cash is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for his residency. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. His professional affiliations include North Hills Hospital and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford.

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Dr. William Edward Wallace, MD, DO
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Critical Care
6007 Hillbrook Drive
Colleyville, TX
 

Dr. William Wallace practices cardiac surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine). He is professionally affiliated with North Hills Hospital, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. He attended medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Wallace is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Wallace has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1650 West College
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Valentino Fernandes, who practices in Irving, TX and Grapevine, TX, is a medical specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He graduated from the University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences. Dr. Fernandes is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1600 W College Street; Suite 640
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Jose Basora is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist. Dr. Basora studied medicine at New York Medical College. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Blue Choice, and more.

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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.