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We found 6 emergency medicine providers who accept Aetna near Killeen, TX.

Dr. Scott Allen McAninch, MD
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
2201 South Clear Creek Road
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. Scott McAninch is a medical specialist in emergency medicine. He obtained his medical school training at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine and performed his residency at Memorial Hermann and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. McAninch's clinical interests include emergency care. He accepts Aetna EPO, Aetna, and Aetna Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award, Scott & White Emergency Medicine Department. Dr. McAninch is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Emergency Care

Dr. Douglas Duart Jeffrey, MD
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
2201 S Clear Creek Road
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. Douglas Jeffrey's specialty is emergency medicine. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Aetna, and Aetna Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Jeffrey attended medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Seton Healthcare Family and Emergency Service Partners (ESP).

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine
36000 Darnall Loop
Fort Hood, TX
 

Dr. Scott Bier is an emergency medicine specialist in The Woodlands, TX and Fort Hood, TX. He graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine. He honors Aetna EPO, Cigna Connect, and Cigna Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine
3816 S Clear Creek Road; Suite C
Killeen, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Piper's specialties are family medicine and emergency medicine. He practices in Killeen, TX and Caldwell, TX. Dr. Piper is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Aetna, and Aetna Bronze. He is a graduate of A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine
36000 Darnall Loop
Fort Hood, TX
 

Dr. Kevin Schlicksup specializes in emergency medicine and practices in Fort Hood, TX. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Aetna, Aetna Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine
36000 Darnall Loop; Crdamc Department of Emergency Medicine
Fort Hood, TX
 

Dr. Nadia Pearson's specialty is emergency medicine. She takes Aetna EPO, Aetna, and Aetna Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.