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We found 5 emergency medicine providers who accept United Healthcare Bronze EPO near Sweetwater, TX.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Emergency Medicine
200 E Arizona; #5
Sweetwater, TX
 

Dr. Lufkin Moses works as a general surgeon and emergency medicine specialist. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Moses attended medical school at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine
201 E Arizona Avenue
Sweetwater, TX
 

Dr. Jeremy Smola sees patients in Sweetwater, TX. His medical specialties are family medicine and emergency medicine. He attended medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine
201 E Arizona Avenue
Sweetwater, TX
 

Dr. George Lindsey is a physician who specializes in family medicine and emergency medicine. He studied medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lindsey honors.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine
301 Jenny George Lane
Sweetwater, TX
 

Dr. Robert Eaker's areas of specialization are family medicine and emergency medicine. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Eaker is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine
200 E Arizona
Sweetwater, TX
 

Dr. Randall Sloan specializes in family medicine and emergency medicine. Dr. Sloan honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and Stanford University School 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.