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

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine
2600 St Michael Drive
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. Kyle Groom works as a family practice physician and emergency medicine specialist. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine
3515 Richmond Road; #19
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. Timothy Reynolds is an urgent care and emergency medicine specialist. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Reynolds's residency was performed at Scott and White Healthcare.

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine, Other
3515 Richmond Road
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. Henry Platt is a medical specialist in emergency medicine. Dr. Platt is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine
2600 Saint Michael Drive
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. Erik Jacobsen is a family medicine physician and emergency medicine specialist in Texarkana, TX. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Jacobsen takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He graduated from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine
2602 Saint Michael Drive; Suite 302
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. Dewitt Fortenberry's area of specialization is emergency medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fortenberry takes. Dr. Fortenberry is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Emergency Medicine
381 Akin Road
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. Thurston Dean is a general surgeon and emergency medicine specialist. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Dean graduated from Texas A & M Health Science Center College 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.
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