We found 4 critical care specialists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 03/100 near Kingwood, TX.

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T. H. Jayaram MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
average rating 4 stars (2 ratings)
9950 Memorial; Suite 102
Humble, TX
 

Dr. T. Jayaram is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Jayaram attended Mysore Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Coney Island Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
average rating 4.25 stars (1 rating)
22999 Highway 59 N; Suite 124
Kingwood, TX
 

Dr. Ramesh Kesavan is a physician who specializes in critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Kesavan is a graduate of Madurai Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
9950 Memorial Boulevard; Suite 102
Humble, TX
 

Dr. Salman Alim is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended Aga Khan University Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Drexel University. Dr. Alim is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
9950 Memorial Boulevard; Suite 102
Humble, TX
 

Dr. Donghong Zhang practices adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Zhang takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from New York Medical College.

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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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