We found 6 critical care specialists who accept United Healthcare Bronze near Brownsville, TX.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
844 Central Boulevard; 420
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Ammar Halloum is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist in Brownsville, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Halloum accepts.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
844 Central Boulevard; Suite 420
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Stanley Sy's medical specialty is adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care
2300 Central Boulevard
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Lorenzo Pelly's area of specialization is adult critical care. The average patient rating for Dr. Pelly is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Pelly accepts United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Ahmad Karkoutly, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care
2300 Central Boulevard
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Ahmad Karkoutly's area of specialization is adult critical care. He is affiliated with Houston Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Karkoutly accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1740 Boca Chica Boulevard; Suite B
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Javier Jover is an adult critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care
2300 Central Boulevard
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Jamil Madi practices adult critical care in Brownsville, TX. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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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