We found 4 critical care specialists who accept United Healthcare Bronze near Falls Church, VA.

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Dr. Anne Grace Rizzo, MD
Specializes in Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
6565 Arlington Boulevard; 500
Falls Church, VA
 

Dr. Anne Rizzo works as a trauma surgeon and critical care specialist in Falls Church, VA. She honors United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, and United Healthcare Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rizzo is a graduate of SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo and a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Rizzo include: Volunteer of the Year, Aviano Air Force Base and Academic Scholars Award, New York State. Dr. Rizzo (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and French. She is affiliated with Inova Fairfax Hospital.

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Specializes in Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
6565 Arlington Boulevard; 500
Falls Church, VA
 

Dr. Lawrence Roberts is a trauma surgeon and intensivist. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Roberts accepts. He attended George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and then went on to complete his residency at Naval Hospital Oakland. In addition to English, Dr. Roberts speaks French. He is professionally affiliated with Mary Washington Hospital and Inova Fairfax Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA
 

Dr. Juan Abril is an adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology specialist. Dr. Abril (or staff) speaks the following languages: Telephone Interpretation and Spanish. Dr. Abril is professionally affiliated with Inova and Mary Washington Hospital. He attended Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Mayo Clinic for residency. Dr. Abril honors United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Washington, DC-Baltimore-Northern Virginia Rising Stars.

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Dr. Amit Raizada Vaid, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1715 N George Mason Drive; 106
Arlington, VA
 

Dr. Amit Vaid's areas of specialization are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Dr. Vaid graduated from New York Medical College. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. He honors United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, United Healthcare Silver, and more. Dr. Vaid (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Virginia Hospital Center and Inova Fairfax Hospital.

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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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