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We found 6 emergency medicine providers who accept Blue Choice Gold PPO 020 near Lubbock, TX.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine
7601 Quaker Avenue
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Vaishali Parikh-Casanova is a physician who specializes in family medicine and emergency medicine. Dr. Parikh-Casanova is a graduate of Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Parikh-Casanova is rated highly by Dr. Parikh-Casanova's patients. Dr. Parikh-Casanova takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. Dr. Parikh-Casanova is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Sports Medicine
4515 Marsha Sharp Freeway
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Wael Qubti specializes in family medicine, emergency medicine, and sports medicine. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. Dr. Qubti attended medical school at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical School.

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Dr. Joseph Babafemi Taiwo, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Hospital Medicine
Covenant Medical Group 3420 22
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Taiwo practices family medicine, emergency medicine, and hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Taiwo is affiliated with Weatherford Regional Medical Center. After attending the University of Ilorin College of Health Sciences for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Morehouse School of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Preventive Medicine
7008 Indiana Avenue; Suite A
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. David Vermillion works as a family medicine practitioner, undersea and hyperbaric medicine specialist, and emergency medicine specialist. He studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine
2412 50th Street; Emergency Department
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Satish Patel is a specialist in emergency medicine. He works in Lubbock, TX. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Patel graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
3610 21st Street
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Sameeh Zalloum is a specialist in pediatric emergency medicine. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zalloum accepts. He attended medical school at the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine.

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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.