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We found 8 emergency medicine providers who accept Aetna near Bellingham, WA.

Dr. Paul Evans Miller, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Emergency Medicine
2901 Squalicum Parkway
Bellingham, WA
 

Dr. Paul Miller practices adult hospital medicine and emergency medicine in Wenatchee, WA, Moses Lake, WA, and Bellingham, WA. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Wenatchee Valley Hospital & Clinics, Central Washington Hospital & Clinics, and PeaceHealth. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, Aetna, and more. Dr. Miller's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System.

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Dr. Michael Patrick Sullivan, MD
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
2901 Squalicum Parkway
Bellingham, WA
 

Dr. Michael Sullivan is an emergency medicine specialist. Before performing his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Dr. Sullivan attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Sullivan is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Regence, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. His professional affiliations include PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center and PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center.

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Dr. Ralph Eugene Weiche, MD
Specializes in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine
2901 Squalicum Parkway
Bellingham, WA
 

Dr. Ralph Weiche, who practices in Bellingham, WA and Friday Harbor, WA, is a medical specialist in emergency medicine. Dr. Weiche's education and training includes medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine and residency at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland and a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Regence, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart. He is affiliated with PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center.

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Dr. Mark John Zarzycki, MD
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
2901 Squalicum Parkway
Bellingham, WA
 

Dr. Mark Zarzycki works as an emergency medicine specialist. Dr. Zarzycki is professionally affiliated with PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center and PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center. After attending the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health for medical school, he completed his residency training at Hennepin County Medical Center. He is in-network for Regence, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Nils Ward Naviaux, MD
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
2901 Squalicum Parkway
Bellingham, WA
 

Dr. N. Naviaux is a specialist in emergency medicine. Before performing his residency at Denver Health, Dr. Naviaux attended the University of Washington School of Medicine. Regence, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Naviaux takes. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center and PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center.

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Dr. Troy J Markus, DO
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
2901 Squalicum Parkway
Bellingham, WA
 

Dr. Troy Markus' medical specialty is emergency medicine. He accepts Regence, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Markus's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Nevada. His professional affiliations include PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center and PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center.

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Dr. Wade H Henrichs, MD
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
2901 Squalicum Parkway
Bellingham, WA
 

Dr. Wade Henrichs' area of specialization is emergency medicine. He accepts Regence, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Henrichs's education and training includes medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School and residency at Hennepin County Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center and PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center.

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Specializes in Surgery, Emergency Medicine
2979 Squalicum Parkway; Suite 201
Bellingham, WA
 

Dr. John Stoneman, who practices in Tacoma, WA and Bellingham, WA, is a medical specialist in surgery and emergency medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. Dr. Stoneman's professional affiliations include PeaceHealth Medical Group - Whatcom and PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center.

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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.