We found 4 emergency medicine providers who accept Humana Catastrophic near Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Mr Daniel Kesden MD
Specializes in Emergency Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
4850 W Oakland Park Boulevard; Suite 209
Landerdale Lakes, FL

Dr. Daniel Kesden is a geriatrician and emergency medicine specialist. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. In addition to English, Dr. Kesden speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine
1501 Nw 49th Street; Suite 140
Ft Lauderdale, FL

Dr. Richard Barnes is a medical specialist in emergency medicine. He attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Barnes is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Ashraf H Beharrie MD
Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Average rating 4.87 stars out of 5 (2 ratings)
4330 W. Broward Boulevard; Suite P
Plantation, FL

Dr. Ashraf Beharrie's areas of specialization are pediatric nephrology (kidney disease) and pediatric emergency medicine. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Beharrie attended medical school at the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. He speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Palms West Hospital, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, and Plantation General Hospital.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine
4301 W Sunrise Boulevard
Plantation, FL

Dr. Arold Augustin is a family practice physician and emergency medicine specialist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Augustin takes.

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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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