We found 4 critical care specialists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 03/100 near Kingwood, TX.

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Dr. Turuvekere H Jayaram, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
22999 Highway 59 N; Suite 154
Kingwood, TX
 

Dr. Turuvekere Jayaram works as an adult critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist in Humble, TX and Kingwood, TX. Before performing his residency at Coney Island Hospital, Dr. Jayaram attended Mysore Medical College for medical school. He 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. Dr. Jayaram is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
22999 Highway 59 N; Suite 154
Kingwood, TX
 

Dr. Donghong Zhang works as a critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist in Humble, TX. Dr. Zhang graduated from New York Medical College. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
22999 Highway 59 N; Suite 124
Kingwood, TX
 

Dr. Ramesh Kesavan's areas of specialization are critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology; he sees patients in Kingwood, TX. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital. Dr. Kesavan is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended medical school at Madurai Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
22999 Highway 59 N; Suite 154
Kingwood, TX
 

Dr. Salman Alim is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist in Humble, TX and Kingwood, TX. Dr. Alim is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital. He attended medical school at Aga Khan University Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Alim completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Drexel University. He is an in-network provider for 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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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.
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