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We found 4 critical care specialists who accept Gold Compass Balanced 0 near Round Rock, TX.

Dr. Thirumagal Thirumagal Murugan, MPH, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
302 University Boulevard
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Thirumagal Murugan works as an adult critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist. After attending Madras Medical College for medical school, she completed her residency training at Government General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Murugan's areas of expertise consist of sleep disorders and lung problems. She is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Murugan (or staff) speaks the following languages: Tamil, Hindi, and Malayalam. She is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Problems

Dr. Harsh Babbar, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
301 Seton Parkway; Suite 305
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Harsh Babbar's medical specialty is adult critical care, obstetrics & gynecology, and sleep medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center. After completing medical school at Maulana Azad Medical College, Dr. Babbar performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Babbar honors.

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Dr. Shantanu Shreepad Naik, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
301 Seton Parkway; Suite 305
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Shantanu Naik's medical specialty is adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Dr. Naik performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. He is affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
301 Seton Parkway; Suite 305
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Abhishek Vedavalli works as a critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist. He is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. 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.