We found 3 emergency medicine providers who accept United Healthcare Bronze HMO near Clearwater, FL.

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Dr Masood U Ansari MD
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Average rating 2.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
18167 Us Highway 19 N
Clearwater, FL

Dr. Masood Ansari is an emergency medicine specialist in Tampa, FL and Clearwater, FL. Before completing his residency at Mount Vernon Hospital, Dr. Ansari attended medical school at Dow Medical College. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. In addition to English, Dr. Ansari (or staff) speaks Urdu, Arabic, and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Bayfront Health Brooksville and Bayfront Health Spring Hill.

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine, Adult Nephrology
29296 Us Highway 19n; Suite 4
Clearwater, FL

Dr. Wesley Gabbard specializes in emergency medicine and adult nephrology. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gabbard studied medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine.

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Derrell L Billington DO
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
18167 Us Highway; 19 N - Suite 650
Clearwater, FL

Dr. Derrell Billington's area of specialization is emergency medicine. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. Dr. Billington attended medical school at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is affiliated with Bayfront Health.

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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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