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 works as an emergency medicine specialist. After completing medical school at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine, Dr. McAninch performed his residency at Memorial Hermann and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. His clinical interests encompass emergency care. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Aetna, and Aetna Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award, Scott & White Emergency Medicine Department. Dr. McAninch is 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. Dr. Jeffrey's professional affiliations include Seton Healthcare Family and Emergency Service Partners (ESP). He honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Aetna, and Aetna Bronze. He graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine
36000 Darnall Loop
Fort Hood, TX
 

Dr. Scott Bier is an emergency medicine specialist. Aetna EPO, Cigna Connect, and Cigna Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bier honors. Dr. Bier graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine.

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

Dr. Joseph Piper practices family medicine and emergency medicine in Killeen, TX and Caldwell, TX. He studied medicine at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Piper at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts 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 sees patients in Fort Hood, TX. Her medical specialty is emergency medicine. Dr. Pearson is in-network for Aetna EPO, Aetna, and Aetna Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine
36000 Darnall Loop
Fort Hood, TX
 

Dr. Kevin Schlicksup's medical specialty is emergency medicine. Dr. Schlicksup is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Aetna, and Aetna Bronze.

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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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