We found 4 critical care specialists who accept Anthem EPO near Brooklyn, NY.

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Dr. Richard Herbert Savel, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care
4802 10th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Richard Savel's specialty is adult critical care. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Savel is professionally affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
150 55th Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Charles Guidry practices trauma surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine). He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Guidry is a graduate of Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. He is professionally affiliated with Lutheran Hospital.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Critical Care
525 E 68th Street; Box 124
New York, NY
 

Dr. Vanessa Henke specializes in anesthesiology and critical care (intensive care medicine) and practices in New York, NY. She graduated from Harvard Medical School. She is an in-network provider for Health Net, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Critical Care
227 E 56th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Daniel Rowen practices anesthesiology and critical care (intensive care medicine). He honors Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. Dr. Rowen attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Rowen (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French.

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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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