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About Dr. Colby Colasacco
Dr. Colby Colasacco, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Asheville, NC. She has 14 years of experience. Her specialties include Pediatrics and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Colasacco is affiliated with Asheville Specialty Hospital, Memorial Mission Hospital and Mission Surgicare Center and Mission Children`s Clinic. She speaks English.
Dr. Colby Colasacco has the following 2 specialties
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
- Critical Care Medicine
Also sometimes referred to as intensivists, critical care specialists are physicians with specialized training in the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions. Some of these conditions affect vital organs like the heart and lungs, those that make breathing difficult or impossible, and those that affect entire organ systems, like the renal system.
Critical care specialists are typically found in a hospital's intensive care unit where they monitor patients with life-threatening conditions and make determinations as to the best course of treatment.
- Pediatric Diabetes
Dr. Colasacco is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Asheville Specialty Hospital
Memorial Mission Hospital and Mission Surgicare Center
Mission Children`s Clinic
14 Years Experience
University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill School Of Medicine
Graduated in 2002
University Of California
Dr. Colby Colasacco accepts the following insurance providers.
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsMission Childrens Specialists, 11 Vanderbilt Park Dr, Asheville, NC
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